Publisher description for Handbook of the sociology of gender / [edited by] Janet Saltzman Chafetz.


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This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of gender to present indepth discussions as well as up-to-date and extensive bibliographies on the array of subspecialities that comprise the field. The chapters utilize cross-national and historical material in addition to data on the contemporary United States. Within-gender differences along racial/ethnic, social class, sexual preference, and age cohort dimensions are also explored.


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