The Emerald Guide to Ann Oakley (Paperback)

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The Emerald Guide to Ann Oakley offers a comprehensive guide to reading and understanding the development of Oakley's sociological ideas, placing them in the context of her life and her ground-breaking research into domestic and gender sociology.

Ann Oakley delved into researching gender disparities, challenging prevailing ideas by distinguishing between sex and gender. Influenced by personal experiences, she questioned societal norms around marriage, motherhood, and gender roles. This volume takes a chronological and biographical approach in illustrating the development of Oakley's ideas and interests over the course of her career and personal experience exploring the challenges of societal gender dynamics.

Essential reading for students and those new to Oakley's work, The Emerald Guide to Ann Oakley is a readable, clear, and comprehensive overview of her work, conveying her deep influence on contemporary social thought.

About the Author


Graham Crow is Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Methodology at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He was also Deputy Director of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and was awarded the BSA Distinguished Service Award in 2021. His interests include the sociology of community and research methodology.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781800715646
ISBN-10: 1800715641
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication Date: July 11th, 2024
Pages: 216
Language: English