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How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological difference now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and feminities made? And what is the impact of globalization on gender issues?

Author Biography

Raewyn Connell is University Professor at the University of Sydney.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The question of gender.Chapter 2. Gender research: five examples.Chapter 3. Gender theorists and gender theory.Chapter 4. Sex differences and gendered bodies.Chapter 5. Gender relations.Chapter 6. Gender in personal life.Chapter 7. Gender on the large scale.Chapter 8. Gender politics

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