AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society. Ed. by Jodi O'Brien. Los Angeles: Sage, 2009. 2 vols. acid free $350 (ISBN 978-1-4129-0916-7).
The past decade has shown us a handful of valuable reference materials for those interested in studying and learning about gender. Users have had a chance to reference encyclopedias on gender and sex, women in history, and the history of women's studies, to name a few. However, the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, edited by Jodi O'Brien, proves to be not only a vital addition to the field but also a leader among the reference encyclopedias on the subject.
What makes this two-volume encyclopedia stand apart from others? For starters, it …