Joan Acker

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Joan Acker
Born
Joan Elise Robinson Acker

(1924-03-18)March 18, 1924
Illinois, United States
DiedJune 22, 2016(2016-06-22) (aged 92)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Oregon
Spouse(s)
Martin Acker
(m. 1948; div. 1967)

Joan Elise Robinson Acker[1] (March 18, 1924 – June 22, 2016) was an American feminist sociologist, researcher, writer, and educator. She was a part of the University of Oregon faculty since 1967.[2] Acker was thought as one of the leading analysts regarding gender and class within the second wave of feminism.[3]

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  1. "Acker, Joan". Library of Congress. Retrieved 4 January 2015. (Joan Elise Robinson Acker) vita (b. 1924)
  2. "Joan Acker | Department of Sociology". sociology.uoregon.edu. Retrieved 2015-11-23.
  3. Feminism, John Bellamy Foster Topics:. "Joan Acker's Feminist Historical-Materialist Theory of Class". Monthly Review. Retrieved 2015-11-23.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)