What does social equality mean now, in a world of markets, global power and new forms of knowledge? In this new book, Raewyn Connell combines vivid research with theoretical insight and radical politics to address this question. The focus moves across gender equality struggles, family change, class and education, intellectual workers, and the global dimension of social science, to contemporary ...... Read More
This book is an important introductory textbook on sexual politics and an original contribution to the reformulation of social and political theory. In a discussion of, among other issues, psychoanalysis, Marxism and feminist theories, the structure of gender relations, and working class feminism, Connell has produced a major work of synthesis and scholarship which will be of unique value to st ...... Read More
Raewyn Connell is an Australian sociologist who is among the world’s leading theorists of gender, masculinity and power. Currently Professor Emerita at the University of Sydney, her long career saw her occupy posts at universities including Macquarie University and the University of California at ...... Read More
Angela McRobbie
Angela McRobbie is one of the most prominent voices in contemporary cultural theory and her work on the intersection between the media, ideology and gender continues to attract considerable attention. Currently Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London, she was part of the ...... Read More