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Gender roles / edited by Noël Merino, book editor.

Merino, Noël, (editor.).


"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780737769579
  • ISBN: 0737769572
  • ISBN: 9780737769586
  • ISBN: 0737769580
  • Physical Description: 209 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1. Are gender roles important? Gender preferences are connected to biological sex from an early age / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Gender is not inherently connected to biology / Gender Spectrum -- Marriage is meant to be the union of one man and one woman / Andreas J. Köstenberger -- Marriage equality for same-sex couples would benefit everyone / Rebecca Solnit -- There are many reasons to oppose gender neutrality in the military / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- Urine the army now: ladies can't pee outdoors, and other cringeworthy arguments for the ban on women in combat / William Saletan -- Chapter 2. How do gender roles affect parenting and reproduction? There is nothing inherently preferable about traditional gender roles / Cathy Young -- It is wrongly assumed that all women desire motherhood / Jessica Valenti -- I hate being called a good dad / Matt Villano -- Is forced fatherhood fair? / Laurie Shrage -- Biological realities create parental responsibilities for men and women / Jonathon Van Maren -- Chapter 3. How do gender roles affect the workplace? Gender roles in the workplace are converging / Ellen Galinsky, Kerstin Aumann, and James T. Bond -- Millennial males' "lean in" ambivalence / Peggy Drexler -- Contraception and economic decline have made the workplace more competitive / Noah Berlatsky -- The equal pay day reality check / Christina Hoff Sommers -- The gender wage gap cannot be fully explained by women's choices / Pamela Coukos -- Women face discrimination in the workplace as mothers / Ashley Nelson -- Women need special employment protection during pregnancy / Noreen Farrell, Jamie Dolkas, and Mia Munro -- Chapter 4. How are gender roles changing? Changing gender roles in marriage / Fredric Neuman -- Feminism has harmed women by eliminating natural gender roles / Nicole M. Kooistra -- Feminists fought battles and men won the war / Brenda Zurita -- Let's rethink masculinity : real men should be more than breadwinners / Joan C. Williams -- Strict binary definitions of sex and gender are problematic / Patricia J. Williams.
Subject: Sex role.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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