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Encyclopedia of Gender and Society
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Encyclopedia of Gender and Society

Two Volume Set
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July 2012 | 1 032 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
2009 RUSA Outstanding Reference

CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009

A comprehensive, two-volume encyclopedia covering the major theories, research, people and issues in contemporary gender studies. The work will be distinguished by a cross-nationaloss-cultural perspective providing comparative analyses of life experiences of men and women around the world.

"....All topics in this wide-ranging resource are addressed in an unbiased and unprejudiced manner, and facts are stated clearly and coherently. The coverage of changing topics is kept current. A valuable addition to any library."

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"....The editor, advisory team, and contributors are to be credited for tackling a project of such immense scope.... O'Brien's commitment to the possibility of a more-informed discourse on the highly complex and nuanced topic of gender and society promises to benefit a broad readership.... Highly recommended for academic libraries of all sizes and for large public libraries."-BOOKLIST (starred review)

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Jodi O'Brien

Jodi O’Brien is Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at Seattle University. She is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society and co-editor of the “Contemporary Sociological Perspectives” book series. Her books include The Production of Reality, Social Prisms, and Everyday Inequalities. Her courses and research focus on difference, power and discrimination, and religion and sexuality. More About Author

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