Women's Realities, Women's Choices: An Introduction to Women's Studies

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9780195150353: Women's Realities, Women's Choices: An Introduction to Women's Studies

This landmark text introduces readers to the field of women's studies by analyzing the contradictions between social and cultural "givens" and the realities that women face in society. Written collectively by nine authors from various disciplines, Women's Realities, Women's Choices, Third Edition, has been updated to incorporate the latest research and statistics in the field. Covering the most recent developments in politics, labor, family life, religion, and culture, the book also features extensive research on relevant social issues, such as the impact of the post-Soviet world on women's lives, the experience of homosexuality in family life, and the effects of economic globalization on women worldwide.

This edition features a discussion of the cultural construction of women's bodies, the expectations of girlhood, new perspectives on women's partnering roles, and the serious health issues women face today. Boxes and pictures now contain more information on the current cultural scene, including material on popular culture and women in music. Examining women as individuals, as family members, and as a force in the greater social fabric, Women's Realities, Women's Choices remains the most timely, comprehensive, and compelling introduction to the field of women's studies.

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About the Author:

Virginia Held is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate School. Sarah B. Pomeroy is Professor of History at Columbia University.

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"By far the finest text for Women's Studies I have seen. . . .A balanced, reasonable, comprehensive, and academically sound review."--M. Joanne Fisher, Loyola Marymount University

"Far superior to any of the other texts in current use for Introduction to Women's Studies courses."--Marilyn Skinner, Northern Illinois University

"Best introductory text available."--Bud Burkhard, University of Maryland

"By far the finest text for Women's Studies I have seen. . . . A balanced, reasonable, comprehensive, and academically sound review."--M. Joanne Fisher, Loyola Marymount University

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