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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
In Sex, Gender and Science , Myra Hird outlines the social study of science and nature, specifically in relation to 'sex', sex 'differences' and sexuality. She examines how Western understandings of 'sex' are based less upon understanding material sex differences, than on a discourse that emphasizes sex dichotomy over sex diversity and argues for... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 26.95
A scholar makes a definitive, controversial argument against women in combat More than 155,000 female troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002. And more than seventy of those women have died. While that?s a small fraction of all American casualties, those deaths exceed the number of military women who died in Korea, Vietnam,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
This book provides a short and accessible introduction to the field of gender history, one that has vastly expanded in scope and substance since the mid 1970s. Paying close attention to both classic texts in the field and the latest literature, the author examines the origins and development of the field and elucidates current debates and controversies.... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Though his first claim to fame as a writer came as a chronicler of the adventures of his beloved collie Lad, author Albert Payson Terhune takes a decidedly different tack in the historical sketches collected in Superwomen. This fascinating volume brings together a series of engaging and well-researched biographical essays about women like Helen of... 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...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Early in September 2012, commentator Alan Jones, responding to a comment by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, said: ?She [Gillard] said that we know societies only reach their full potential if women are politically participating. Women are destroying the joint ? Christine Nixon in Melbourne, Clover Moore here. Honestly.? The twitterverse exploded with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.50
Find out how the tension between LGBT studies and queer theory exists in the classroom, politics, communities, and relationships LGBT Studies and Queer Theory: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain examines the similarities and differences between LGBT studies and queer theory and the uneasy relationship between the two in the academic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
For the first time the anthologized works of Sarah Fenstermaker and Candace West have been collected along with new essays to provide a complete understanding of this topic of tremendous importance to scholars in social science. more...