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- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
This groundbreaking work remains as relevant today as when it was when first published. Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, two world-renowned feminist environmental activists, critique prevailing economic theories, conventional concepts of womens emancipation, the myth of catching up development, the philosophical foundations of modern... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Over the past fifty years, feminism has revolutionized the lives of American women. Yet much of our popular culture seems to be set in an alternate universe filled with retro images of femininity: suburban Stepford wives, maniacal career women, and alluring amnesiacs. Feminism and Popular Culture investigates why contemporary media is being haunted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Feminism is a beneficial force in addictions therapy as they have the same goals--mending imbalances of power. A variety of important topics related to addictions treatment are addressed in this timely volume, accompanied by concrete clinical solutions for therapists and counselors to use in their own practice. Feminism and Addiction demonstrates the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book seeks to problematize knowledge and practices regarding 'male rape' and its relationship to feminism, examining this issue from a Foucauldian perspective. Feminist constructions of 'male rape' can plausibly be claimed to operate as a 'regime of truth', but one must question whether this is running counter to patriarchy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Mother's Milk examines why nursing a baby is an ideologically charged experience in contemporary culture. Drawing upon medical studies, feminist scholarship, anthropological literature, and an intimate knowledge of breastfeeding itself, Bernice Hausman demonstrates what is at stake in mothers' infant feeding choices--economically, socially, and in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Wilderness Therapy for Women offers women risktaking adventure activities in the outdoors as an alternative to traditional therapy. The contributing authors illustrate the empowerment, confidence, and self-esteem women can derive from adventure and experiential activities. This is the first book of its kind devoted to the symbolic value of wilderness... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00
Adolescent girls?special needs in the teen-age years are thoroughly examined in Women, Girls & Psychotherapy, a compelling book focusing on the vitality of resistance in young girls. Drawing on studies of women?s and girls?development, clinical work with girls and women, and their personal experiences, the voices of adolescent girls are used to reframe... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
Whenever Helen Croydon mentions that marriage and kids just aren?t on her radar, everyone tells her that she?ll become ‘one of old ladies with lots cats?. But what, she asks, is so wrong with that? Cats don?t have boring in-laws that take entire weekends and they don?t soak the bathroom and scribble on walls either, do they? Just what is obsession... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
The Results-Based Initiatives (RBI), launched in 2007, were a pioneering attempt to provide comprehensive, coherent, and rigorous evidence on effective interventions to foster the economic empowerment of women. The RBI comprised five small pilots with built-in impact evaluation designed to identify what works best in promoting better outcomes for women... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Following François Laruelle?s nonstandard philosophy and the work of Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Luce Irigaray, and Rosi Braidotti, Katerina Kolozova reclaims the relevance of categories traditionally rendered “unthinkable? by postmodern feminist philosophies, such as “the real,? “the one,? “the limit,? and “finality,? critically repositioning... more...