Paradoxes of Gender

By Judith Lorber
(Yale University Press, Paperback, 9780300064971, 435pp.)

Publication Date: September 1995

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In this innovative book, a well-known feminist and sociologist challenges our most basic assumptions about gender. Judith Lorber argues that gender is wholly a product of socialization, subject to human agency, organization, and interpretation, and that it is a social institution comparable to the economy, the family, and necessity of gender, she envisions a society structured for equality, where no gender, racial, ethnic, or social class group is allowed to monopolize positions of power.
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