American Sociological Association

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy: A Contexts Reader

February 27, 2017

This new anthology from SAGE brings together over 90 recent readings on gender, sexuality, and intimate relationships from Contexts, the award-winning magazine published by the American Sociological Association. Each contributor is a contemporary sociologist writing in the clear, concise, and jargon-free style that has made Contexts the "public face" of sociology. Jodi O’Brien and Arlene Stein, former Contexts Editors, have chosen pieces that are timely, thought-provoking, and especially suitable for classroom use; written introductions that frame each of the books three main sections; and provided questions for discussion.

Key Features:

• Readings are shorter (average 3000-4000 words) than in typical anthologies, and written for an audience of non-experts.

• The editors provide written introductions that frame each of the book’s three main sections: Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy.

• The 12 subsections are preceded by questions that can be used for classroom discussion or writing assignments.

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