What does social equality mean now, in a world of markets, globalpower and new forms of knowledge?
In this new book, Raewyn Connellcombines vivid research with theoretical insight and radicalpolitics to address this question.
The focus moves across genderequality struggles, family change, class and education, intellectual workers, and the global dimension of social science, to contemporary theorists of knowledge and global power, and thepolitical dilemmas of today's left.
Written with clarity andpassion, this book proposes a bold agenda for social science, andshows it in action. Raewyn Connell is known internationally for her powerfully arguedand field-defining books Masculinities, Gender andPower, Making the Difference, and SouthernTheory.
This new volume gathers together a broad spectrum ofher recent work which distinctively combines close-focus fieldresearch and large-scale theory, and brings this to bear on thosequestions of social justice and struggles for change that have longbeen at the heart of her writing, and will have wide-rangingimplications for the social sciences and social activism in thetwenty-first century. Visit www.raewynconnell.net