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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 30.99
Dubious Equalities and Embodied Differences considers how cosmetic surgery is taken up in representations of cosmetic surgery in medical discourse and in popular culture, drawing on a wide range of cultural manifestations including televised 'infotainment,' popular music, performance art, surgeon biographies, stories of patients, public debates,... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95
Argentineantangois a global phenomenon. Since its origin among immigrants from the slums ofBuenos Aires and Montevideo, it has crossed and re-crossed many borders.Yet, never before has tango been danced by somany people and in so many different places as today. Argentinean tango is morethan a specific music and style of dancing. It is also a cultural... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 19.99
For generations, coastal North Carolinians have prepared and savored time-honored recipes that are as much a part of their tradition as boatbuilding and netmaking. Home-cooked meals using the great variety of seasonal foods remain central to family life. In this collection Nancy Davis and Kathy Hart have preserved an important part of the heritage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
The second wave of feminism which challenged and changed many assumptions about the world in which we live was a product of various western cultures, with no single country possessing a monopoly on the writing of the texts that became the canonical statements of the 'new' feminism. Though many of the contributions to feminist scholarship that went... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Gender equality is a widely shared value in many western societies and yet, the mention of the term feminism frequently provokes unease, bewilderment or overt hostility. Repudiating Feminism sheds light on why this is the case. Grounded in rich empirical research and providing a timely contribution to debates on engagements with feminism, Repudiating... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 93.00
Edited by three leading academics from Europe and the United States, and with 25 chapters written by scholars based throughout the world, the Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies presents a comprehensive and engaging review of the most recent developments within the field, including the study of masculinity, the feminist implications of postmodernism,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Exploring the similarities and differences between and across masculinities in the Middle East and the West, Postcolonial Masculinities avoids the constant reinforcement of divisions and stereotypes created by the process of 'othering' and the problematic discourse of the clash of civilisations, examining instead how subjectivities in Western and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00
Characterized by a balanced perspective and a comprehensive approach, Indians in Minnesota provides an account of Ojibwe and Dakota Indians living in both reservation and urban settings. Compiled from interviews with tribal members, as well as data from the 2000 Minnesota Census and federal and state reports, the fifth edition of this resource examines... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95
Originally conceived by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989 as a tool for the analysis of the ways in which different forms of social inequality, oppression and discrimination interact and overlap in multidimensional ways, the concept of 'intersectionality' has attracted much attention in international feminist debates over the last decade. Framing Intersectionality... more...