Gender & Society

Gender & Society

Searching for a distinctly social perspective with which to analyze gender? Gender & Society is consistently ranked as a top journal in both Women’s Studies and Sociology. Published bi-monthly, the journal is the official publication of Sociologists for Women in Society.

This peer-reviewed journal focuses on the social and structural study of gender, emphasizing theory and research from micro- and macrostructual perspectives. Gender & Society features original research, reviews, international perspectives, and book reviews from diverse social science disciplines. Some of the topics covered in recent issues include:

  • Abused and Battered Women
  • Activism
  • Body Image and Self-Esteem
  • Economic Inequality
  • Gendered Division of Labor
  • Immigration
  • Media Representation
  • Motherhood and Child Care
  • Queer Parenting
  • Race and Class Bias
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Social and Professional Mobility
  • Transgender Lives
  • Women and Politics
  • Women and Work
  • Women’s Health Issues 


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 Also check out: Gender & Society in the Classroom: Resources for Teaching Gender