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- Atria Books 2007; US$ 18.00
Award-winning author of Under the Feet of Jesus , Helena María Viramontes offers a profoundly gritty portrait of everyday life in L.A. in this lyrically muscular, artfully crafted novel. In the barrio of East Los Angeles, a group of unbreakable young women struggle to find their way through the turbulent urban landscape of the 1960s. Androgynous... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 176.00
Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia SÃ¡nchez-Korrol, is the first comprehensive gathering of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 104.00
In the spirit of communitarianism and dialogue between civilizations, this ambitious book seeks a political philosophy where a diversity of world-views can meet. The main objective of the book is to propose a theoretical basis for convergence and to explain how it can be built. After considering key positions in the current debate on political theory,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
bThis unique textbook provides students with a detailed look at many different aspects of democracy in practice: clearly describing and analysing all three existing models of democracy: * participatory democracy * referenda and initiatives * representative or liberal democracy. Using numerous real life examples from all over the world, this text... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 208.85
A new rapidly progressing field on the crossroads among chemistry, biochemistry, physics and technology - supramolecular chemistry - has just emerged. You have to be involved, to know what's going on in this domain and to take part in the development. This book will show you in a condensed form exciting phenomena unthinkable within the realm of classical... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
This book looks at how differences among women have been textually represented at a variety of historical moments and in a variety of cultural contexts, including Victorian mainstream fiction, African-American mulatto novels, late twentieth-century lesbian communities, and contemporary country music. Sororophobia designates the complex and shifting... more...
- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
This provocative work examines how women's bodies are portrayed in a variety of Victorian literary and non-literary genres--from paintings, poems, and novels, to etiquette books, sex manuals, and pornography--and offers fresh readings of the Bront?s, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, and many others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This is the first comparative, cross-national study of the participation of women in the armed forces of NATO countries. Along side an analysis of this key topic stands a critique of existing theoretical models and the proposal of a revised analytical framework. Unlike previous works this new study employs mixed-methodological research design combining... more...