Fifty key concepts in gender studies by Dr Jane Pilcher, Dr Imelda Whelehan

By Dr Jane Pilcher, Dr Imelda Whelehan

`Lively and ambitious. i will simply think this article getting used through either gender and women's experiences undergraduates and postgraduates. specifically it's going to let scholars to get a feeling of the way older and extra modern theoretical pursuits and debates relate to each other' - Lisa Adkins, division of Sociology, collage of Manchester

Part of a brand new `Key innovations' sequence released by means of SAGE, Key innovations in Gender reports bargains 1,500 be aware expositions of fifty issues vital to the field.

Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan's advent provides an account of gender reports - what it really is and the way it originated. Their collection of issues is authoritative and the 50 entries replicate the complicated, multi-faceted nature of the sector in an available dictionary format.

Each of the 50 key concepts:

В· starts off with a concise definition

В· comprises illustrations of ways the concept that has been utilized in the field

В· bargains examples which enable a serious re-assessment of the concept that

В· is cross-referenced with the opposite key suggestions

В· makes extra examining suggestions.

The point of element provided encourages figuring out of gender reports with out sacrificing intensity aspect and demanding overview necessary to show the complexity of the problems handled. As such, the publication appeals either to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars throughout more than a few social technological know-how disciplines.

50 Key strategies in Gender reviews provides testimony to the well-being of gender reviews and similar disciplines and appears ahead to an ever-shifting dynamic of debates and ideas.

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In her account, Anthias expands the concept of class beyond the merely economic, arguing that ‘class is not in fact an economic relation per se but a social relation which involves forms of social organisation and cultural modes of expression related to production and consumption processes’ (2001: 846). This approach can also be found in Skeggs’s 15 class key concepts Pilcher-KeyConcepts 16 19/2/04 1:13 pm Page 16 (1997) ethnographic study of a group of white, working-class women. Skeggs argues that, in the understanding of power relations in modern societies, class and gender must be regarded as ‘fused together’; class cannot be understood without reference to gender and vice versa.

Html. dichotomy A dichotomy means a division into two. The concept is especially used when a firm or polarised distinction is made between two entities. In the seventeenth century, Descartes based his philosophy of knowledge on the idea of a fundamental difference between mind and body, a distinction that has become known as ‘Cartesian dualism’. This philosophical principle is widely regarded as having a crucial influence on the development of Western theories of knowledge, where reality is understood as if it were comprised of sets of ‘either/or’ pairings.

The concept is especially used when a firm or polarised distinction is made between two entities. In the seventeenth century, Descartes based his philosophy of knowledge on the idea of a fundamental difference between mind and body, a distinction that has become known as ‘Cartesian dualism’. This philosophical principle is widely regarded as having a crucial influence on the development of Western theories of knowledge, where reality is understood as if it were comprised of sets of ‘either/or’ pairings.

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