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Seeing Straight : An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege (Hardcover) (Jean Halley & Amy

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Seeing Straight introduces students to key concepts in gender and sexuality through the lens of privilege and power. After a basic overview of the concepts of gender and sexuality, the book asks students to consider how approaching heterosexuality as “normal” and other approaches to gender and sexuality as “abnormal” shape not only their own lives, but also their communities, country, and the field of gender studies itself. The book addresses tough topics like hate, violence and privilege, and it also considers institutionalized heteronormativity through the military, law, religion, and more. The book ends with a chapter called “It Gets Better” that presents evidence for ****** hope and courage. Filled with compelling examples, this book is an ideal introduction to gender and sexuality that encourages students to question their own assumptions.
Number of Pages: 233
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Jean Halley & Amy Eshleman
Language: English
Street Date: November 29, 2016
TCIN: 52110921
UPC: 9781442233539
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-6983
$75.00

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