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Gender Relations in Canada

Intersectionality and Beyond

Janet Siltanen and Andrea Doucet

Series: Themes in Canadian Sociology

Today it is widely recognized that the experience of inequality depends on the intersections of gender, race, and class in each individual life. In Gender Relations in Canada Janet Siltanen and Andrea Doucet trace the way the implications of gender play out for women and men throughout the life course, from the formation of gender identity in childhood through the identity struggles of adolescence to adulthood, where gender continues to play a major role in the structure of work and family life alike. At the same time the authors underline the importance of moving beyond intersectionality as a framework for research in this area.

Readership : A core text aimed at the second- and third-year university level.

1. Sociology and the Analysis of Gender Relations
2. The Multiple Genders of Childhood
3. Gender Intensification: Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood
4. Diverse Paths: Gender, Work, and Family
5. Making Change: Gender, Careers, and Citizenship (by Mary Ellen Donnan)
6. Analyzing the Complexity of Gender: Intersectionality and Beyond

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Janet Siltanen is a Professor, and Andrea Doucet is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University.

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Special Features

  • Personal reflections from a dozen graduate students in sociology, as well as the authors themselves, underline the connections between academic research and individual experience.
  • A chapter contributed by Mary Ellen Donnan examines gender issues in the context of career, citizenship, and political life.
  • Each chapter includes objectives, research topics, and discussion questions, along with suggested readings, films, and websites.