Sex, Gender, Feminism, and Education
by Sari Knopp Biklen & Diane S. Pollard - 1993
Gender, as a category of analysis, suggests that to understand female—or male— experience each must be analyzed in relationship to the other in order to see how each is shaped by the other. Patriarchy, for example, is a central part of women's lives even when men are not around. That is why this book, even though it is mostly about women, focuses on gender. We want to explain more about this, and about the feminist perspective on gender that each of the essays takes.
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