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Gender Basics: Feminist Perspectives on Women and Men

Gender Basics: Feminist Perspectives on Women and Men
Author: Anne Minas
ISBN 13: 9780534528393
ISBN 10: 534528392
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2000-02-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $236.95

This is the first broad-based anthology to look exclusively at gender and gender relations. Feminist in approach, the topics and writings focus on the experiential basics of readers' lives. The articles are varied but offer unity in that raising one issue brings to mind other articles in the collection. Minas includes writings by thoughtful men and women who exhibit awareness in reacting to the feminist perspective.


An anthology of essays on gender-related issues that affect the actions and beliefs of women and men in our society. Authors are male and female, gay and straight, and touch on issues including oppression, pornography, parenthood, sex and sexuality, and aging. The editor is affiliated with the University of Waterloo. This second edition contains 30 new readings, selection introductions and discussion questions, and new material on Latin American, Asian, and Native American gender studies. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)