|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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