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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2014-10-01
  • Publisher: Pearson

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A sociological perspective of gender


Focusing on the most recent research and theory–both in the U.S. and globally–Gender Roles, 6e by Linda L. Lindsey provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text integrates insights and research from other disciplines such as biology, psychology, anthropology, and history to help build more robust theories of gender roles. In the end, readers will understand the powerful influence of gender in shaping society and individuals.


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Author Biography

Linda Lee Lindsey is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Maryville University of St. Louis, and Senior Lecturer in American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.  She received her B.A. from University of Missouri of St. Louis and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Case Western Reserve University and a later M.A. in education from St. Louis University. Her research, writing, and teaching focus on gender, American diversity, globalization, and health and society.  Her text, Gender Roles: A Sociological Perspective (6th edition) incorporates much of this research.  She works extensively with the Asian Studies Development Program, a joint program of the East-West Center and University of Hawaii, assisting with institutes and leading professional development field seminars for college faculty in Asia.  Fulbright and other grants and opportunities have allowed study in China, India, Pakistan, Japan, and Jordan.  Work with NGOs on development efforts has also taken her to North and Sub-Saharan Africa.   Global and diversity perspectives continue to inform her career, especially in writing for students and in offering gender perspectives to non-academic audiences. A longtime volunteer, she works with agencies on behalf of women’s advocacy, health, and relief and development.  She is immediate Past President of the Midwest Sociological Society and has been elected to Who’s Who in American Women and Who’s Who in America.

Table of Contents



Part I Theoretical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Chapter 1 The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks

Chapter 2 Gender Development: Biology, Sexuality, and Health 

Chapter 3 Gender Development: The Socialization Process

Chapter 4 Gendered Language and Socialization

Chapter 5 Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles

Chapter 6 Global Perspectives on Gender  


Part II Gender Roles, Marriage, and the Family

Chapter 7 Gendered Love, Marriage, and Emerging Lifestyle

Chapter 8 Gender and Family Relations

Chapter 9 Men and Masculinity


Part III Gender Roles: Focus on Social Institutions

Chapter 10 Gender, Work, and the Workplace 

Chapter 11 Education and Gender Role Change  

Chapter 12 Religion and Patriarchy  

Chapter 13 Media

Chapter 14 Power, Politics, and the Law  

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