Changing Configurations of Gender and Rural Society

Future Directions for Research

Authored by: Sally Shortall

Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138804371
eBook ISBN: 9781315753041
Adobe ISBN: 9781317619864


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Ridgeway (2009) argues that if we want to understand social behaviour and organisational structures, we have to understand gender and how it interacts with social processes. Ridgeway believes gender is a primary frame for organising social relations, hence the wonderful title of her article, ‘Framed Before We Know It: How Gender Shapes Social Relations’.

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