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Gender & Society
Focuses on the social and structural study of gender as a basic principal of the social order and as a primary social category, with emphasis on theory and research from micro and macrostructural perspectives.
Publishes original research, theory, and reviews concerned with the underlying processes and consequences of gender role socialization, perceptions, and attitudes.
Presents scholarly research, essays, art, book reviews, and poetry, fiction, and creative narrative pertaining to the feminist experience in the social sciences, history, politics, and literature.
Gender, Work & Organization
Dedicated to advancing theory, research and analytically driven applications concerning gender relations at work, the organization of gender and the gendering of organizations.
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