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- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 132.00
This book is about the struggles of female and male descendants of Indian indentured migrants in Trinidad in the first half of the twentieth century, each desiring to preserve some aspects of the gender system brought from India between 1845 and 1917, which were important to their continued definition of ethnic identity and community in Trinidad. At... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 41.95
Interest in sociological study of the body, theoretically and empirically, has increased dramatically in the 1990s. This book builds on this work by bringing together exciting and stimulating research which examines the social and cultural processes involved in the construction of gendered bodies and sexual practices. Contributors explore these issues... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 32.99
A groundbreaking book, accessible but scholarly, by African activists. It uses research, life stories, and artistic expression—including essays, case studies, poetry, news clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, short film scripts, and photographs—to examine dominant and deviant sexualities and investigate the intersections between sex,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 39.00
Womanpower unveils the lively but little-reported debate on women's position in the modern Arab world. It paints a picture drawn from individual stories as well as from national development programmes and attempts to explain why the process of social change in the region has been slow and uneven by linking it to political and economic developments.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences of discrimination. The first guide to treat transgenderism as a distinct topic of study, this text moves beyond mere anecdote and recommendations... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95
Shedding light on the meaning of 'passing' and 'outing' in relation to identity, Passing/Out constructs a dialogue between the work of scholars whose intellectual careers began prior to the advent of queer theory and those whose work has been more immediately and directly shaped by this approach, with a view to breaking new ground in... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.00
In Chinese societies where both "money" and "gender" confer power, can a woman's economic success relative to her husband's bring about a more equal division of household labor? Lui's qualitative study of "status-reversed" Hong Kong families, wherein wives earn more than their husbands, examines how couples... more...
- Juta Academic 2008; US$ 18.99
Representing the work of some of the best-known theorists and researchers in masculinities and feminism in South Africa, this highly original work is comprised of a collection of papers presented at the "From Boys to Men" conference held in January 2005. Based on rich ethnographic studies in South Africa and elsewhere in in the continent, this collection... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
Petra Plunger untersucht die Bedeutung des Erzählens über das Kranksein als Möglichkeit der Krankheitsbewältigung für Menschen, die akut oder chronisch erkrankt sind. Beispielhaft zeichnet sie den Stellenwert von Narrativen im Rahmen der medizinischen Behandlung und Betreuung an der homöopathischen Behandlung und Betreuung... more...