Larsen and Keller Education
Social Sciences - Social Sciences
The field of interdisciplinary study which is focused on gender identity and gendered representation is known as gender studies. There are several fields which are a part of gender studies such as women's studies, men's studies and queer studies. These fields in turn study various other fields such as literature, geography, political science, cinema and law through the lens of gender and sexuality. It also seeks to examine how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, location and disability. Gender studies generally use the term gender to refer to the social and cultural constructs of masculinity and femininity, rather than the state of being entirely male or female. The topics included in this book on gender studies are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. The book is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.