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- Saqi 2013; US$ 18.94
Women have never had more freedom yet questions of inequality persist from the bedroom to the workplace. A quarter of a century after the publication of her seminal text Misogynies, Joan Smith looks at what women have achieved ? and the price they?ve paid for it. From Amy Winehouse to Pussy Riot, from the veil to domestic violence, a war is being... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 7.28
Misogynies is one of the most celebrated feminist texts by a British author. First published in 1989, it created shock waves with its analyses of history, literature and popular culture. Joan Smith drew on her own experience as one of the few women reporting the Yorkshire Ripper murders and looked at novels, slasher movies, Page Three and Princess... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95
Joseph A. Schumpeter (1883-1950) is one of the most celebrated authors on the economics and sociology of the twentieth century. Richard Swedberg's new biography provides an engaging and vivid account of Schumpeter's varied life, including his ventures into politics and private banking as well as his academic career. As a backdrop to these, Swedberg... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Repeatedly declared dead by the media, the women?s movement has never been as vibrant as it is today. Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman argues in her compelling new book, feminism has reached a critical momentum from which there is no turning back. A truly global movement, as vital and dynamic in the developing... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Journalist Rene Denfeld explains why her generation has become alienated from the women's movement, maintaining that the actions of the movement's current leadership have actually encouraged a return to the kind of sexual repression and political powerlessness challenged by feminists in the 1970s. Here she offers a practial battle plan which includes... more...
- Spinifex Press 2005; US$ 12.95
Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
A Woman's wisdom is one of the earth's greatest natural resources. With a perspective that only a certain number of years on earth can bring, the thirty-two women in Midlife Clarity show that midlife can be a release of our true self, a chance to be free of others' expectations, and a time to inventory our blessings. With personal anecdotes,... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
To ask the question whether gender is caused by biological destiny or simply by social conditioning is to forget the fact that to be and to become woman signifies the construction of a feminine civil identity, i.e., of a culture which corresponds to a specific body, to a specific geneology, to a way of loving and giving birth and to a way of desiring... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Feminists have long been suspicious of the promises of liberalism: individual freedom and equality before the law. However, modern feminism was constituted in relation to the abstract individualism that founds universal inclusion within liberalism. In the present context, feminism continues to operate within the paradoxical spaces produced by the contradictions,... more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
The definition of 'French Feminism' relies on a small number of unrepresentative Texts by a small number of theorists, Karl Marx, the radical feminists of U.S., and the psychoanalysts, Jacques Lacan and Jacques Derrida were the major influence on "French Feminism.The present Anthology gives detailed notes on the Feminist Theories of Simon... more...