• 376 pages
  • 6 x 9
  • Price: $31.95
  • EAN: 9781566392518
  • Publication: Jan 1995

Individual Voices, Collective Visions

Fifty Years of Women in Sociology

Edited by Sarah Fenstermaker, and Ann Goetting

In essays written specially for this volume, eighteen senior women sociologists engage in analytic reflections on interconnections between their personal lives and their research, teaching, and activism. With humor, irony, and passion, these women—whose institutions range from elite universities to junior colleges—convey their diverse personal histories, career paths, and professional obstacles. As a result, the volume provides a picture of the complex dynamic among individual biography and sociological practice, personal growth, and institutional change.

About the Author(s)

Ann Goetting is Professor of Sociology at Western Kentucky University.

Sarah Fenstermaker is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

In the Series

Women in the Political Economy

No longer active. Women in the Political Economy, edited by Ronnie J. Steinberg, includes books on women and issues of work, family, social movements, politics, feminism, and empowerment. It emphasizes women's roles in society and the social construction of gender and also explores current policy issues like comparable worth, international development, job training, and parental leave.