Judith Lorber

Judith Lorber, an international scholar in gender studies, is professor emerita of sociology and women’s studies at Brooklyn College and the Graduate School, City University of New York.  She is the author of Paradoxes of Gender; Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics; Gender and the Social Construction of Illness; Women Physicians: Careers, Status and Power; and many articles on gender.  She is the founding editor of Gender & Society and received the American Sociological Association Jessie Bernard Career Award for her contributions to feminist scholarship.

Books by Judith Lorber

  1. Book CoverBreaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change


    In Breaking the Bowls, the sequel to Paradoxes of Gender, Judith Lorber shows the cracks, anomalies, and resistances that are breaking down the gendered social order in Western post-industrial societies and lays out how we can take this process further by deliberate degendering.More