Introduction To Women's And Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach is a truly interdisciplinary and intersectional text featuring global examples for women's, gender, and sexuality studies. Its student-centered rhetorical approach and pedagogical features--including an engaging image program, prompts for activism, a comprehensive glossary, appendices of key terms, annotated bibliographies for additional reading, and "Feminisms in Brief"--aid students in assimilating fundamental women's and gender studies terms and concepts. While it is a textbook and not an anthology, Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies adopts the best facets of the anthology approach: it includes discussions of frequently anthologized writers and writing that is more engaging and narrative in style than traditional textbooks. The book systematically covers core interdisciplinary concepts so that students are prepared for women's and gender studies courses in a variety of disciplines.
"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies is very engaging--it is truly a pleasurable read!--and at the perfect level for my students. The text seamlessly integrates insights from a variety of academic disciplines in a way that alerts students to its interdisciplinarity and to the conventions of citation. It discusses gender issues from a global standpoint,...