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Female World

About The Book

Discussing the hardships, advantages, and disparities among different genders, Jessie Bernard pens a book on a mission to “discover the female world” (The Washington Post).

Sensitive to conflicts of class, race, and ethnicity as well as to the underlying bonds of gender, The Female World is an exuberant celebration of women’s unique strengths and differences.

Illuminating and powerful, this magnificent and timeless book is to be read, cherished, and argued by readers of all genders.

About The Author

Jessie Bernard was a Professor Emerita of Sociology at Pennsylvania State University and the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including honorary degrees from six universities. A prize is established in her name by the American Sociological Association. Her more than fifteen books include such influential works as Academic Women, The Sex Game, and The Future of Marriage.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (February 1, 1982)
  • Length: 628 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029030608

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