The dimensions of gender in the last twenty years: an analysis of the International Review of Sociology

Isabella Mingo, Mariella Nocenzi
2020 International Review of Sociology  
The Social Sciences and, specifically, the sociological research, have progressively assumed the gender factor as one of the strategic keys to understand contemporary phenomena. In fact, as a variable for socio-statistical analysis or as a characterizing trait of individual identity, it is a decisive factor in the interpretation of the deep social transformations, and it inspires the self-reflection of the sociologists about the analytical tools of their discipline. The contribution proposes,
more » ... rough a lexicometric approach, an analysis of the articles published in the last two decades by the oldest journal of Sociology, published by Routledge. The main aim is to highlight the different ways in which gender issues are declined in the international sociological researches presented in the repertoire of the International Review of Sociology and to outline, both on the lexical level and on the topic level, the changes occurred over time.
doi:10.1080/03906701.2020.1724368 fatcat:mnplwq6jjvaefj7b2rds5hobri