chapter  4
Sexual, Sexed and Sex-Class Identities: Three Ways of Conceptualising the Relationship Between Sex and Gender
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This contribution began as a paper to the 10th World Congress of Sociology in 1982. The general theme was ‘Sociological Theory and Social Practice’. In reaction to what appeared an implicit presupposition of the title (that social actors do not have a theory of their own practice-but that happily sociology is there to provide one), my paper was entitled The conceptualisation of sex in social science practice and women’s movement theories’.2