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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, 5 Volume Set

Nancy Naples (Editor-in-Chief), Renee C. Hoogland (Associate Editor), Maithree Wickramasinghe (Associate Editor), Wai Ching Angela Wong (Associate Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-9694-9
2800 pages
May 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies provides an invaluable resource for students and scholars in the overlapping areas of gender, feminist, queer, masculinity, and sexuality studies; and acknowledges the growing interdisciplinary impact of these fields.
  • Edited by a first rate team of geographically diverse scholars drawn from disciplines across the social sciences and humanities with international reputations in the field
  • Entries are written in an approachable and accessible manner and include a short bibliography and a list of cross-references
  • Unique in its interdisciplinary approach across allied social sciences including sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, economics, literary studies, politics, history, and psychology as well as the fields of women’s, gender and sexuality studies
  • Attention paid to the identification and inclusion of feminist activism, regional and national diversity, international context, social policy, economics, non-governmental organizations and key term

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Table of Contents

Volume I

Editors vii

Contributors ix

Lexicon xxxvii

Introduction and Acknowledgments xlix

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Volume II

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Volume III

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Volume IV

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Volume V

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Index 000

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Author Information

Nancy A. Naples is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology at the University of Connecticut. Her publications focus on the intersection of gender, sexuality, race, political activism, and citizenship in comparative perspective and feminist praxis. She is author of Feminism and Method: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, and Activist Research (2003)and Grassroots Warriors (1998); and co-editor of Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities and Globalization (2015),The Sexuality of Migration (2010) by Lionel Cantú, and Women’s Activism and Globalization: Linking Local Struggles with Transnational Politics (2002). She is also series editor for Praxis: Theory in Action  published by State University of New York Press.


renée c. hoogland is Professor of English at Wayne State University in Detroit, where she teaches literature and culture after 1870, critical theory, cultural studies, and visual culture. She has published widely on American and British literature, film, visual culture, and critical theory. Her most recent book is A Violent Embrace: Art and Aesthetics after Representation (UPNE, 2014). hoogland is also the editor of Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts and and the Senior Editor in Chief of a 10 volume handbook series on Gender forthcoming with MacMillan. 


Maithree Wickramasinghe is Professor at the Department of English and the Founding Director of the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. She is Visiting Professor at the University of Sussex, UK. Her research interests include gender mainstreaming, sexual and gender-based violence, women and development as well as feminist research methodology. Her publications include Feminist Research Methodology: Making Meanings of Meaning Making (2010), and From Theory to Action: Women, Gender and Development (2000). She has worked extensively on transforming research into policy, programs and evaluation. 

Wai Ching Angela Wong is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor of Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and the Co-Director of Gender Research Centre at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her publications include Gender and Family in East Asia (2014), Chinese Women and Hong Kong Christianity: An Oral History (2010); “Our Stories Our Bodies: Narrating Female Sexuality in Hong Kong,” Mainstreaming Gender in Hong Kong Society (2009), and The Poor Woman: A Critical Analysis of Asian Theology and Contemporary Chinese Fiction by Women (2002).
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