Gender and Power: Society, the Person and Sexual Politics

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John Wiley & Sons, May 15, 2014 - Social Science - 352 pages

This book is an important introductory textbook on sexual politics and an original contribution to the reformulation of social and political theory. In a discussion of, among other issues, psychoanalysis, Marxism and feminist theories, the structure of gender relations, and working class feminism, Connell has produced a major work of synthesis and scholarship which will be of unique value to students and professionals in sociology, politics, women's studies and to anyone interested in the field of sexual politics.



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Some Facts in the Case
Historical Roots of Contemporary Theory
Current Frameworks
The Body and Social Practice
Labour Power Cathexis
Gender Regimes and the Gender Order
Historical Dynamic
Gender Formation
Personality as Practice
Sexual Ideology
Political Practice
Present and Future

Sexual Character

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