Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology
Bibliographic Information

Author(s):Disch, Estelle
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Publication Date:9 Jul 1999
Subject:SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Description:This anthology on gender focuses on women and men and the multiple identities that comprise the lives of individuals across gender. Drawing from a wide range of sources including research articles, essays, and personal narratives, Disch has chosen accessible, engaging, and provocative readings that represent a plurality of perspectives and experiences. Eleven part introductions briefly identify important issues in the general field of study, describe the readings, and identify the central themes emerging throughout the book.
Author Bio:Estelle Disch is associate professor of sociology at University of Massachusetts Boston. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Tufts University. In 1999 she received the Distinguished teaching Award from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research and writing focus on sexual abuse by professionals and on multicultural pedagogy, including assessment of student learning and classroom experience. She has been very involved in general education reform at Univeristy of Massachusetts, Boston.

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