Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Economic Sociology: An Introduction book cover

    Economic Sociology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey K. Hass

    Economic Sociology provides the clearest and most comprehensive account of the promises of economic sociology. It shows how economies are more than supply-and-demand curves, individual profit motives, and efficient performance: they are forms of power and structure, grounded in institutions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Universal Basic Income book cover

    Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century book cover

    Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • When Race Meets Class: African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City book cover

    When Race Meets Class

    African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda F. Levine

    A rare, 15-year ethnography, this book follows the lives of individual, low-income African American youth from the beginning of high school into their early adult years. Levine shows how their interaction and experience with multiple institutions (family, school, community) and individuals (parents…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity book cover

    Women of Asia

    Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, Linda Lindsey

    With thirty-two original chapters reflecting cutting edge content throughout developed and developing Asia, Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity is a comprehensive anthology that contributes significantly to understanding globalization’s transformative process and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing book cover

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing, 2nd Edition

    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry: The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars book cover

    Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry

    The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars, 2nd Edition

    By Kristin J. Lieb

    Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry combines interview data with music industry professionals with theoretical frameworks from sociology, mass communication, and marketing to explain and explore the gender differences female artists experience. This book provides a rare lens on the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility book cover

    The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • A Sociology of Crime: Second edition book cover

    A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach book cover

    Gender Inequality in Our Changing World

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Lori Kenschaft, Roger Clark, Desiree Ciambrone

    Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach focuses on the contemporary United States but places it in historical and global context. Written for sociology of gender courses, this textbook identifies conditions that encourage greater or lesser gender inequality, explains how…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Gender Roles: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Gender Roles

    A Sociological Perspective, 6th Edition

    By Linda L Lindsey

    Offers a sociological perspective of gender that can be applied to our lives. Focusing on the most recent research and theory–both in the U.S. and globally–Gender Roles, 6e provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections book cover

    The Body

    Social and Cultural Dissections, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing…

    Paperback – 2014-11-05
    Routledge

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