Prof. Anne Witz, Ph.D. † - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Winter Term 1995/1996

Anne Witz was a sociologist at the University of Birmingham, UK and was director of the Women’s Research Centre at the University of Lancaster, UK, from 1985 till 1986. A reviewer for Sage, Routledge, Unwin Hyman, MacMillan and Taylor & Francis, she also co-edited the journal of the British Sociological Association. Her research focussed on the historical analysis of female employment relationships.

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender and employment
  • Gender and profession in medicine
  • Body, gender and social theory

Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
Women's Work in Modern Society
Course, Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr University Bochum, winter term 1995/96, Wednesday, 2–4 p.m., GC 05/609

Women's Work in Modern Society
Lecture, Ruhr University Bochum, 22 January 1996, GC 04/611

Selected Publications
Witz, Anne. 2001. Georg Simmel and the Masculinity of the Social. Journal of Classical Sociology 1 (3): 329–351.

Witz, Anne. 1998. Was tun Feministinnen, wenn sie Soziologie betreiben? Feministische Studien 16 (2): 46–61.

Witz, Anne. 1993. White, Male and Middle Class: Explorations in Feminism and History. The Sociological Review 41 (4): 796–799.

Witz, Anne, and Mike Savage. Eds. 1992. Gender and Bureaucracy. Oxford: Blackwell.