Race, Class and Gender

Race, Class and Gender

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This anthology focuses on race, class, and gender from a sociological perspective. The readings examine these topics as interlocking categories of experience, looking at the way that they shape the experience of persons in different social institutions. To help students see the connections between personal experience and social institutions, the authors use a variety of contemporary sociological materials, coupled with personal narratives from various writers, to discuss the impact of race, class, and gender in their experience.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 682 pages
  • 160.02 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 703.06g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 2nd edition
  • ports.
  • 0534135668
  • 9780534135669

Table of contents

Part One: Reconstructing knowledge: toward inclusive thinking. Shifting the center. Part Two: Conceptualizing race, class, and gender. Race and racism. Class and inequality. Gender and sexism. Part III: Rethinking institutions. Work and economic transformation. Families. Identity and the life cycle. Ideology and belief systems. Education. Violence and social control. Part IV: Social change and the politics of empowerment. Political activism: making a difference. Envisioning change.show more

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