Social Relations in Theory and Practice

eBook - 1995
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Sage Publications
This book investigates the complex strands that inextricably link gender and power relations, demonstrating how gender is constructed through the practices of power.

The contributors argue that `female' and `male' are shaped not only at the micro-level of everyday social interaction but also at the macro-level where social institutions control and regulate the practice of gender.Power//Gender explores: how theorizing on power is affected when gender is taken into account; post-Foucauldian theory of gender and power; whether it is possible to separate gender and power; the connections between gender and the practice of power in political contexts, and how these connections work in the specific contexts of women's liv

Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1995, 1994
Edition: Pbk. rpt. ed., 1995
ISBN: 9780585341811
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 317 pages)


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