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Janeen Baxter, Heidi Hoffmann

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

GenderIntroductionThe term gender refers to the cultural and social characteristics attributed to men and women on the basis of perceived biological d...

Gender and Bodies

Samantha Kwan, Trenton M. Haltom

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Gender and BodiesIntroductionScholars from various disciplines (anthropology, gender studies, history, philosophy, and sociology, among others) have w...

Gender and Crime

Francesca Spina

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Gender and CrimeIntroductionScholars and practitioners paid little attention to the subject of gender and crime until the 1960s. However, this topic b...

Gender and Education

Claudia Buchmann, Chrisse Edmunds

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Gender and EducationIntroductionThe study of gender and education encompasses gender differences in educational outcomes such as achievement, attainme...

Gender and Health

Bridget K. Gorman, Alexa Solazzo

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Gender and HealthIntroductionThe relationship between gender and health has received considerable research study over the last several decades, within...

Gender and Incarceration

Brae Campion Young, Miriam Northcutt Bohmert

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Gender and IncarcerationIntroductionWomen make up only a small portion of the prison population; however, the number of women in prison has increased ...

Gender and Professions

Leslie Irvine, Jenny R. Vermilya

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Gender and ProfessionsIntroductionThe term “professions” generally refers to occupations that require expertise obtainable only through specialized tr...

Gender and Social Movements

Anna Chatillon, Verta Taylor

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Gender and Social MovementsIntroductionThe sociological study of gender and social movements is relatively new. Until the 1970s, scholarship on social...

Gender and Work

Amy Wharton

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Gender and Work Introduction Gender operates at all levels of social life and is deeply embedded in how work is organized, rewarded, and exper...

Gender Pay Gap

JooHee Han, Michelle Budig

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Gender Pay GapIntroductionThe “gender pay gap” refers to the average difference in men’s and women’s earnings, and is typically adjusted for hours wor...

Gender Stratification

Claudia Geist, Kyl Myers

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Gender StratificationIntroductionGender stratification refers to the social ranking, where men typically inhabit higher statuses than women. Often the...

Gender, Sexuality, and Migration

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Carolyn Choi, Maria Hwang

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Gender, Sexuality, and MigrationIntroductionWomen have always migrated. Yet, earlier gender and migration debates on the “feminization of migration” h...

Gender, Welfare Policy and

Julia S. O'Connor

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Welfare Policy and GenderIntroduction“Welfare policy” and “gender” are contested concepts and this is particularly true when they are considered in re...

Gendered Sexuality

Shelly Ronen

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Gendered SexualityIntroductionSexuality encompasses diverse sexual practices including sexual behaviors, their sequencing, meanings, effects, pleasure...


Martin Shaw

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Genocide Introduction Genocide is now understood as a major type of collective violence, with a distinctive place in the spectrum of political...


Japonica Brown-Saracino

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Gentrification Introduction In 1964 in an effort to describe and classify the transformation of the economic, demographic, commercial, cultura...


Daniel Lanford, Jill Quadagno, Sunshine Rote

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

GerontologyIntroductionSocial gerontology is a subfield of gerontology. It is concerned mainly with the social, rather than the biological, aspects of...


Terry Williams

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Ghetto Introduction Most scholars view the iconic social form of the ghetto as having a particular racial component, and as being defined by s...

Globalization and Labor

Bill Dunn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Globalization and LaborIntroductionThe literature on labor and globalization is potentially impossibly vast. The social relations of work, whether dir...

Goffman, Erving

Greg Smith, Robert Philburn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Erving GoffmanIntroductionThe son of Ukrainian immigrant parents, Erving Manual Goffman was born on 11 June 1922 in Mannville, Alberta, Canada. He att...

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