“Doing Gender” as Canon or Agenda

@article{Jurik2009DoingGA,
  title={“Doing Gender” as Canon or Agenda},
  author={N. Jurik and Cynthia Siemsen},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={72 - 75}
}
Candace West and Don Zimmerman’s article “Doing Gender” (1987) is the most cited article ever published in Gender & Society, a journal that ranks among the top publications in sociology and women’s studies. First presented and submitted for publication in the 1970s, it challenged widely accepted views of gender as a role or attribute of individuals or as a reflection of natural differences rooted in biology. In an extremely important theoretical shift, West and Zimmerman drew attention to the… Expand

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