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Ostrander, Susan A. – American Sociologist, 1989
Reviews feminist theory and practice, spelling out implications for a feminist theory of social welfare containing both public and private realms. Uses these implications to examine a woman's grassroots voluntary organization that contains possibilities for rethinking societal responses to social welfare needs. (Author/LS)
Descriptors: Feminism, Private Agencies, Public Agencies, Social Science Research
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Neitz, Mary Jo – American Sociologist, 1989
Examines what is meant by feminist theory in sociology. Reviews how feminist sociologists use interdisciplinary theories and how they apply a feminist methodological stance to generate feminist theory within sociology. States some of the current issues and concerns of feminists in sociology. (Author/LS)
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Research Methodology, Social Science Research
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England, Paula – American Sociologist, 1989
Provides a feminist critique of rational-choice theory and the interdisciplinary feminist theories of sociology. Applies the separative model of self to four assumptions of the neoclassical economics version of rational-choice theory. Uses research on marital power to illustrate how removing distorting assumptions can help illuminate sociological…
Descriptors: Economics, Feminism, Interdisciplinary Approach, Marriage
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Brewer, Rose M. – American Sociologist, 1989
Describes a "fourth critique" emerging in the field of sociology. Developing a perspective on the intersection of race, gender, and class, this perspective is an important revision of feminist sociology and feminist theory which tend to emphasize gender and is also corrective of race relations perspectives, which often omit gender.…
Descriptors: Blacks, Females, Feminism, Racial Differences