3 edition of The Global Construction of Gender found in the catalog.
October 15, 1999
by Columbia University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
2. Mass media, literature and art as agents of gender construction 3. The study of gender in culture Seminar work Gender symbols and cultural representation (case analysis) Readings: J. Lorber, The Social construction of gender. The social construction of difference and inequality, edited by Tracy E. Ore, , ppFile Size: KB. 1 - Introduction Gender, Community, and the Social Construction of the Internet * 2 - From the Telephone to the Television Feminist Perspectives on Communication Technologies *.
Book Description: This textbook introduces key feminist concepts and analytical frameworks used in the interdisciplinary Women, Gender, Sexualities field. It unpacks the social construction of knowledge and categories of difference, processes and structures of power and inequality, with a focus on gendered labor in the global economy, and the historical development of Cited by: 1. Unit IV: Gender and Work in the Global Economy. Introduction: Gender and Work in the Global Economy; Gender and Work in the US; Gender and the US Welfare State; Transnational Production and Globalization; Racialized, Gendered, and Sexualized Labor in the Global Economy; References: Unit IV; Unit V: Historical and Contemporary Feminist Social Movements.
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Global understandings of masculinity and femininity can emerge out of the matrix of international politics. Proposing an innovative conception of global politics by de-emphasizing state actors and instead analyzing competing transnational discourses, The Global Construction of Gender focuses specifically on people who work at home for pay.
Prügl explores the debates and rhetoric surrounding home-based workers that have taken place in global. The Global Construction of Gender: Home-Based Work in the Political Economy of the 20th Century. Gender constructions do not stop at state boundaries.
Global understandings of masculinity and femininity can emerge out of the matrix of international : Elisabeth Prugl. Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times.
Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and Cited by: Feminism, Constructivism, and the Global Politics of Home-Based Work --Motherly Women --Breadwinning Men: Industrial Homework and the Construction of Western Welfare States --Supplemental Earners and National Essence: Home-Based Crafts Producers and Nation-Building in Post-Colonial States --Marginal Survivors or Nurturant Entrepreneurs: Home-Based Workers in the Informal Sector --Fordist Gender Rules.
Judith Lorber (born Novem ) is Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies at The CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She is a foundational theorist of social construction of gender difference and has more recently called for a 5/5(1). Social Construction of Gender and Sexuality in Online HIV/AIDS Information: /ch HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) represent a growing and significant health threat to women by: 2.
Categories We Live By The Construction of Sex, Gender, Race, and Other Social Categories Ásta Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Offers new theories of social construction, social categories, social identity, and social meaning; Articulates sex, gender, race, religion, and disability as social features of.
Essentialist notions of gender difference are being challenged increasingly by research on the social construction of gender. Lorber and Farrell present a key collection of current research which illustrates how the constructivist approach has been applied to a variety of issues, including those centred on the family, the workplace, social class, ethnic identity and s: 1.
The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Media offers original insights into the complex set of relations which exist between gender, sex, sexualities and the media, and in doing so, showcases new research at the forefront of media and communication practice and theory.
Gender builds on biological sex, but it exaggerates biological difference, and it carries biological difference into domains in which it is completely irrelevant. There is no biological reason, for example, why women should mince and men should swagger, or File Size: KB.
Women, gender and disaster: Global issues and initiatives New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd doi: / Enarson, Elaine and P.G. Chakrabarti, eds. Women, Gender and Disaster: Global Issues and Initiatives.
Selected concepts central to Gender and Development thinking are explained here. These are intended to help you explore some of the key ideas and issues in Gender and Development and their implications for policy and Size: KB. The Social Construction of Gender IWRAW Asia Pacific.
Building Capacity for Change: Training Manual on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of discrimination against Women. 1 SESSION 4: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF GENDER 1 Sex refers to the biological attributes of being male or female.
Gender refers to the. This book tells the story of humankind as producers and reproducers from the Paleolithic to the present. Renowned social and cultural historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and kin groups, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, labor, religion, consumption.
Fausto-Sterling, in her Sexing the Body (Basic, ), explores the trend, over time and across disciplines, of how sexuality and gender have been described and defined by socio-cultural processes. She argues convincingly that facts and nature are rarely, if ever, truly factual or natural/5.
Global gender goals and the construction of equality: Conceptual dilemmas and policy practice By CHRISTOPHER COLCLOUGH The Millennium Declaration, issued in the yearcommitted the nations of the world to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, as part of a set of wide-ranging measures to halve the incidence of poverty over Cited by: Chapter 1: What is Gender Studies.
Understanding Basic Concepts An Introduction to Gender Studies Think of the activities that take place in an average household during the course of a day. Food is cooked; cleaning is done – sweeping, mopping, and dusting.
Groceries and other household items are purchased. Clothes are washed, dried, ironed. Social Construction or Social Construct Social Construction or Social Construct is the idea that “[r]ace, class and gender don’t really mean anything.
They only have a meaning because society gives them a meaning. Social Construction is how society groups people and how it privileges certain groups over others For example you are a woman or [ ].
Gender construction is the process of defining what is masculine and what is feminine that has occurred and is occurring in a society. As a society grows and changes, definitions of gender change. The chapters range from studies of the concepts of place employed in debates on uneven regional development and inner-city problems to arguments about the relationship between the conceptualization of space/place and the social construction of gender relations.5/5(1).
The social construction of gender comes out of the general school of thought entitled social constructionism. Social constructionism proposes that everything people “know” or see as “reality” is partially, if not entirely, socially situated.Global Perspectives on Gender and Space: Engaging Feminism and Development draws upon this framework to explore the effects of globalization on development in diverse geographical contexts.
It explores how women’s and men’s lives are gendered in specific spaces as .A Historical Perspective on Gender Inequality and Development in the World Economy, c.
Een Historisch Perspectief op Ongelijkheid Tussen de Seksen en Ontwikkeling in de Wereld Economie, ca. (met een samenvatting in het Nederlands) Proefschrift ter verkrijging van de graad van doctor aan de Universiteit Utrecht op gezag.