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Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Class: Dimensions of Inequality and Identity

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Author: Ferguson, Susan J.

Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 720

Release Date: 02-08-2019

Details: Product Description How do social statuses intersect to shape our identities and produce inequalities?   In the updated Third Edition of this bestseller, Susan Ferguson has carefully selected readings that open your eyes to the ways that social statuses shape your experiences and impact your life chances. You will hear from leading experts in the field about the many approaches used to understand this important and evolving subject. This anthology also gives you the tools you need to enact social change that will lessen injustices in our society. Praised for the its intersectional approach, Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Class is organized around broad topics (Identity, Power and Privilege, Social Institutions, etc.), to underscore a key fundamental insight: race, class, gender, and sexuality do not exist in isolation; they often intersect with one another to produce social inequalities and form the bases of our identities in society. About the Author Susan Ferguson is Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, where she has taught for over 25 years. Ferguson regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, and her critically acclaimed anthology, Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology (SAGE, Eighth Edition, 2018) is used in introductory classes around the country. Ferguson also teaches courses on the family, medical sociology, global health, and a seminar on social inequality and identity. Ferguson has published in all of these areas, including the research collection, Breast Cancer: Society Shapes an Epidemic (with co-editor Anne Kasper, Palgrave, 2000), Shifting the Center: Understanding Contemporary Families (Sage, 2019), and Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Class: Dimensions of Inequality and Identity (Sage, 2016). In addition, Ferguson is the General Editor for “Contemporary Family Perspectives,” a series of research monographs on the family (Sage Publications). During fall 2016, Ferguson taught three courses on the inaugural Colorado State University Semester at Sea voyage, including the Sociology of Gender, Introduction to Sociology, and Global Studies. Most recently, Ferguson has been nominated for the ASA Hans O. Mauksch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching.

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English