Wiley
Wiley.com
Print this page Share
Textbook

Women in Culture: A Women's Studies Anthology

ISBN: 978-1-55786-649-3
480 pages
March 1998, ©1998, Wiley-Blackwell
Women in Culture: A Women
This anthology collects key texts on women in culture and offers an ideal introduction, for students in women's studies and feminism, to the cultural dimensions of women's experience today.
See More
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Cultural Construction of Gender:.

1. Introduction to Women in Culture.

2. Commonalities and Differences Among Women: Cultural Intersections of Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality.

3. Cultural Images and Stereotypes of Women.

Part II: Cultural Institutions Defining Women:.

4. Women and Popular Culture I -
Advertising.

5. Women and Popular Culture II -
Television and Film.

6. Fashion, Beauty and Health.

7. Motherhood and Families.

8. Sexual Harassment and Sexual Abuse.

Part III: Opportunities for Women in Culture:.

9. Women Creating Culture.

10. Feminism and the Future.

Suggested Activities.

Bibliography.

Index.
See More
The editor teaches in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the American University, Washington, D.C. She is editor (with Bob Leming) of the Resource Guide to Law-Related Education and editor of two volumes in the We The People series published by the American Bar Association: A Handbook on Community Forums on the Constitution, to which she is also a contriutor, and Program Planning Guide for Community Forums on the Constitution.
See More
* Offers a major collection of key texts.
* Provides questions, reading lists, and notes on activities to aid classroom study.
See More
"Helpful, editorial summaries of the field, a diverse selection of 'readings'." Journal of American Studies
See More
Back to Top