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Connell, Raewyn 1944-

Works: 191 works in 726 publications in 10 languages and 13,644 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks  History  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, wpr, Publishing director
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Most widely held works by Raewyn Connell
Masculinities by Raewyn Connell( Book )

104 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a new edition of R.W. Connell's text, which has become a classic work on the nature and construction of masculine identity. Connell argues that there is not one masculinity, but many different masculinities, each associated with different positions of power. In a world gender order that continues to privilege men over women, but also raises difficult issues for men and boys, his account is more pertinent than ever before." "This second edition of Connell's book will be essential reading for students taking courses on masculinities and gender studies, and will be of interest to students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences."--Jacket
Gender by Raewyn Connell( Book )

72 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing modern gender studies, gender theories and gender politics, this book traces the history of Western intellectuals' ideas and discusses current findings on gender differences, inequalities and patterns in the state and corporations
Gender and power : society, the person, and sexual politics by Raewyn Connell( Book )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sexual politics - from economic equality to anti-gay violence - is a vast area of debate. This exceptional new book seeks to integrate gender and sexuality into the mainstream of social and political theory with the aim of challenging and transforming these traditional areas. The book is an original contribution to theory, setting out for the first time a systematic framework for the social analysis of gender and sexuality. It is written with a clarity and scope that also make it useful as an introductory textbook on sexual politics. The book reviews theories of gender from feminism to psychoanalysis, sex role theory, and sociobiology. It maps the structure of gender relations in contemporary life and in history; proposes a new approach to femininity and masculinity; and offers a wide-ranging analysis of sexual politics and the dynamics of change, from working-class feminism to the dilemmas of the 'men's movement'. Connell has produced a major work of synthesis and scholarship which will be of unique value to students and professionals in sociology, politics, psychology, women's studies, gay studies, and to anyone interested in sexual politics'."--Back cover
The men and the boys by Raewyn Connell( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at a range of subjects, including the question of sex between men, men's bodies and health, education, the prevention of violence, and much more. It includes the voices of many men, both straight and gay, in a series of vivid life histories that include a compelling account of "iron man" Steve Donoghue and many others who describe coming to terms with their sexuality, their childhoods, and their experiences at school and work. As he reveals the price men and boys across cultures pay for patriarchy, the author makes a case for men to change their conduct in order to create a more cooperative and peaceful world
Ruling class, ruling culture : studies of conflict, power, and hegemony in Australian life by Raewyn Connell( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a study of the Australian ruling class - the main companies, the leading political groups and the links and conflicts among them. The author also analyses class inequalities in education, the development of children's ideas about class, the role of the mass media and the way class relations are cemented culturally and psychologically. He introduces his book with a brief discussion of the literature on class theory, and a critical evaluation of Australian writing on class. Professor Connell's major aims are to describe and analyse Australia in the 1970s, to show how class theory is a useful tool in understanding the situation and to develop the theory by working through some practical cases. Apart from its obvious importance for Australian readers, this book should be of interest in other countries, both for comparison and for its original ideas on a number of important issues, such as conflict in the ruling class, and class consciousness in young people
Handbook of studies on men & masculinities by Raewyn Connell( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities is an interdisciplinary and international culmination of the growth of men's studies that also offers insight about future directions for the field. The Handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, with the inclusion of important debates in some areas of the humanities and natural sciences. The various approaches presented in this Handbook range across different disciplines, theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and conceptualizations in relation to the topic of men. Editors Michael S. Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell have assembled an esteemed group of contributors who are among the best-known experts in their particular fields." "The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities provides scholars, researchers, and students with the most current, incisive scholarship available for the men's studies area of gender studies. It is a vital resource for those interested in the practical or cultural issues about men, boys, and gender, as well as an excellent addition to any academic library."--Jacket
Schools and social justice by Raewyn Connell( Book )

18 editions published between 1753 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendix: Examples of practice in disadvantaged schools
Southern theory : the global dynamics of knowledge in social science by Raewyn Connell( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North American metropole. Intellectual production of the majority 'southern' world does in fact include theory, though its contribution is often marginalised and intellectually discredited by the metropole. Connell shows how social theory about the modern world from peripheral societies is equal in intellectual rigour and is often of greater political relevance to our changing world. Beginning with an examination of the hidden assumptions of modern general theory, Southern Theory looks to the 'southern' social experience and the theories that have emerged from Australia, Indigenous peoples, Latin America, India, Africa, Islam and other post-colonial societies, as sources of important and vital contributions to world social science. These myriad theories offer valuable perspectives so crucial to the application of social theory in the contemporary world, having the power to transform the influence of the metropolitan hegemony on social thought by mutual regard and interaction. Southern Theory is a major new work in social theory, drawing on anthropology, history, psychology, philosophy, economics and cultural studies, with wide-ranging implications for the social sciences in the 21st century
The child's construction of politics by Raewyn Connell( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making the difference : schools, families, and social division by Raewyn Connell( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making the Difference draws on a detailed study of the schools and homes of the powerful and the wealthy, and of the ordinary wage-earner. It is a path-breaking combination of theory, research and politics
Confronting equality : gender, knowledge and global change by Raewyn Connell( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does social equality mean now, in a world of markets, global power and new forms of knowledge? In this new book, Raewyn Connell combines vivid research with theoretical insight and radical politics to address this question. The focus moves across family change, class and education, intellectual workers, and the global dimension of social science, to contemporary theorists of knowledge and global power, and the political dilemmas of today's left. Written with clarity and passion, this book proposes a bold agenda for social science, and shows it in action."--Page 4 of cover
Staking a claim : feminism, bureaucracy and the state by Suzanne Franzway( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to bring feminist experience and social theory together to produce a systematic view of the state as an agent in sexual politics. The book questions the nature of the state itself, and the ways in which it is constituted by gender relations and shaped by changing sexual politics. Among the topics covered are the nature of citizenship, the structure of patriarchy, sexual violence, welfare institutions, electoral politics and trade unions. The particular policy issues discussed are welfare policies, rape reform law, housing policy and equal employment opportunities. -- Publisher description
Rethinking sex : social theory and sexuality research by Raewyn Connell( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Which way is up? : essays on sex, class, and culture by Raewyn Connell( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers' work by Raewyn Connell( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the life and work of a cross - section of teachers in Australian schools. It contains vivid portraits of people, classrooms and staffrooms, and is essential reading for parents, teachers, and all other people who need to know how our schools really work. Teachers' Work provides a careful analysis of the curriculum and the personal relationships of the classroom as aspects of the work teachers do, and how these connect to the larger social structures of gender and social class. This provides new lines of thought about the reasons for social inequalities in education
Education, change and society by Raewyn Connell( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written in an engaging manner by Australia's leading sociology and education academics, 'Education, Change and Society' is written to assist students in their understanding of how and by what mechanisms contemporary education in Australia operates. The broader issues concerning Australian society are examined in the context of educational institutions and policies, promoting critical reflection and facilitating in-depth analysis. The book is written around the belief that the fast rise of globalisation has pushed the education system in Australia to face the challenges of rapidly evolving change processes, to which previous generations were impervious. The authors7F 19 knowledge and expertise in the field help to prepare students to meet the challenges of teaching very recent and sometimes dramatic policy and social changes in Australian education."--Publisher's website
Class structure in Australian history : documents, narrative, and argument by Raewyn Connell( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Male roles, masculinities and violence : a culture of peace perspective by Expert Group Meeting on Male Roles and Masculinities in the Perspective of a Culture of Peace( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the connections between men and masculinity on the one hand and peace and war on the other? What are the best ways to change the perception of masculinity to make it more favourable to peace? This text tackles these and other questions in its attempt to formulate suggestions for change
Sustaining safe sex : gay communities respond to AIDS by Susan Kippax( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the titles offer insight into contemporary research priorities and identify some of the opportunities open to those involved in care and health promotion. The series will be of interest to the general reader, those involved in education and social research, as well as scientific and medical researchers who want to examine the social aspects of AIDS
Politics of the extreme right; Warringah 1966 by Raewyn Connell( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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קונל, ריוין, 1944-

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GenderGender and power : society, the person, and sexual politicsThe men and the boysRuling class, ruling culture : studies of conflict, power, and hegemony in Australian lifeHandbook of studies on men & masculinitiesSchools and social justiceSouthern theory : the global dynamics of knowledge in social scienceConfronting equality : gender, knowledge and global change