Feminist Frontiers

3.9 avg rating
( 29 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780072824230: Feminist Frontiers

The most widely used anthology of feminist writings and the first to incorporate issues of sexual orientation and sexual diversity, "Feminist Frontiers" has stood the test of time. With readings that cut across disciplines and generational lines, "Feminist Frontiers" presents the full diversity of women's issues and experiences, exploring their similarities as well as their differences. "Feminist Frontiers" offers analyses of the causes and consequences of gender inequality and introduces students to feminist theory and methodology. A sociological analysis opens each of the four parts and eleven sections of the book. Boxed inserts, with news articles, humor, and other writings from the popular press complement the readings.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Laurel Richardson has multiple attachments to The Ohio State University. She is Professor Emerita of Sociology, Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies, and Visiting Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies. She has published seven books and over 100 articles. Her most recent book, Fields of Play: Constructing an Academic Life (Rutgers University Press, 1997) tells the story of her strategies to create a university that is more inviting to women and minorities. The book has been multiply honored, including being the recipient of the prestigious C. H. Cooley award.

Verta Taylor is Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She teaches courses on gender, feminism, women’s studies. and social movements and has won numerous teaching awards, including an Ohio State University Distinguished Teaching Award, a Multicultural Teaching Award, an Outstanding Faculty Award from the Office of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Studies and, most recently, a University Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award for her role as Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Sociology at Ohio State. Taylor also received the Sociologists for Women in Society’s Mentoring Award and has served as Feminist Lecturer for Sociologists for Women in Society. She has served on more than a dozen editorial boards, as Chair of the Sex and Gender and the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Sections of the American Sociological Association, and as Chair of the Committee on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Sociologists of the American Sociological Association. She is author of Rock-a-by Baby: Feminim, Self-Help and Postpartum Depression; and coauthor with Leila J. Rupp of Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s and Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret. Her writings have appeared in numerous scholarly collections and journals such as Signs, Gender & Society, The American Sociological Review, Social Problems, Mobilization, and the Journal of Marriage and the Family.

Nancy Whittier is Associate Professor of Sociology and a member of the Women's Studies Program Committee at Smith College. She teaches courses on gender, social movements, queer politics, and research methods. She received her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University, where she held a University Fellowship and a Presidential Dissertation Fellowship. Professor Whittier is the author of Feminist Generations: The Persistence of the Radical Women's Movement, which traces the evolution of radical feminism over the past 25 years and examines intergenerational differences within the women's movement. Her work on the women's movement, social movement culture and collective identity, and activist generations has appeared in numerous scholarly collections and journals. She is currently co-editing a volume on new directions in social movement theory. She is also working on a book about the gender politics of the movement against child sexual abuse and its opponents.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Laurel Richardson; Verta Taylor; Nancy Whittier
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2003)
ISBN 10: 0072824239 ISBN 13: 9780072824230
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072824239

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Laurel Richardson, Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2003)
ISBN 10: 0072824239 ISBN 13: 9780072824230
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 6. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072824239

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Richardson, Laurel
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN 10: 0072824239 ISBN 13: 9780072824230
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. Book Condition: Brand New. Ships from USA. FREE domestic shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 0072824239

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Richardson, Laurel, Taylor, Verta, Whitt
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social (2003)
ISBN 10: 0072824239 ISBN 13: 9780072824230
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072824239

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
24.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Richardson, Laurel; Taylor, Verta; Whittier, Nancy
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN 10: 0072824239 ISBN 13: 9780072824230
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0072824239 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1033101

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.83
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds