This posting provides 45 resources (cited in APA style) useful to students seeking to thoroughly understand the concept of gender roles. Sources range from feminist theory to both qualitative and quantitative social science articles, and include male-centric and female-centric perspectives. Sources also look at gender from various cultural perspectives.
Afary, J. (1996). Steering between Scylla and Charybdis: Shifting gender roles in twentieth century Iran. NWSA Journal, 8(1), 28.
Alicea, I.P. (2001). "But can she cook?" Family expectations weigh
heavily on Latina students. Diversity Folio (The Hispanic
Outlook in Higher Education), 11(10), 21.
Aries, E. (1996). Men and women in interaction: Reconsidering the
differences. New York: Oxford University Press.
Blazina, C. (2001). Gender-role-conflicted men's poor parental attachment and separation/individuation difficulties: Knights without armor in a savage land. The Journal of Men's Studies, 9, 257.
Brand, D. (1988). Black women and work: The impact of racially constructed gender roles on the sexual division of labour; Part two. Fireweed, 26, 87.
Butler, J. (1999). Gender trouble. New York: Routledge.
Chaffee, S.H. (1991). Communication concepts I: Explication. London: Sage Publications.
Conger, V.B. (1997). "If widow, both housewife and husband may be": Widows' testamentary freedom in colonial Massachusetts and Maryland. Women and freedom in early America. New York: New York University Press.
Conway, M. (2000). On sex roles and representation of emotional experience: Masculinity, femininity, and emotional awareness. Sex Roles, 43(9/10), 687-698.
Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Engendering health: A social constructionist examination of
men's health beliefs and behaviors. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 1(1),
Driscoll, R. (2001). The nature of men and women: Gender conflict at work, part 2. Everyman: A Men's Journal, 50, 19.
Fidelis, M. (2001). "Participation in ...
Resources are listed about the concept of gender roles.