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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.00
Drawn from a brilliant array of voices primarily from psychology, but also from other social sciences and humanities, this unique reader of creative and intellectually provocative essays investigates the social construction of gender. For the past several decades, those involved with the study of the psychology of women and gender have been struggling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Drawing on more than fifty interviews in both the US and the Netherlands, Wendy Chapkis captures the wide-ranging experiences of women performing erotic labor and offers a complex, multi-faceted depiction of sex work. Her expansive analytic perspective encompasses both a serious examination of international prostitution policy as well as hands-on accounts... 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...
- 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...
- Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00
The present book on The American Feminists is a collection of nine research papers and essays written at different times for literary journals and anthologies. Shulamith Firestone's The Dialctic of Sex: A case for Feminist Revolution become a major text in Second-wave feminism in the U.S. The Feminine Mystique depiceted the roles of women in industrial... more...