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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The collection of articles in this edited volume spotlights new directions in research and public policy. The focus on health and social care and academia allows to access change 'in action', because these fields face rapid transformations. Across countries there is an increasing scepticism on the self-governing capacity of professions to act... more...
- ILO Publications 2003; US$ 29.95
Comprises five papers which examine the gender dimensions of social security reform undertaken in the context of political and economic transformation in three EU accession countries. Focuses on reforms in family benefits and retirement and survivors pensions. Includes findings of a study of the impact of the reforms on womens employment... more...
- ECW Press 2001; US$ 11.95
The Laidlaw Foundation was established in 1949 by Walter and Robert Laidlaw, sons of the founder of the R. Laidlaw Lumber Company. This book is a history of the Laidlaw family, how it amassed money, and why the brothers decided to disperse it as they did. more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95
What is the diversity of perspectives on sex work in India today? This edited. volume addresses this question through its sections on feminist discourse, ethnographic. studies, socio-economic-legal-health frameworks and cultural reflections. The first section explores the space for women in prostitution within mainstream. feminist discourse in India,... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1996; US$ 30.00
Dans ce livre qui fait date, le Groupe mandaté par les Nations Unies présente les politiques qui, selon lui, devraient être appliquées aux programmes nationaux de la science et de la technologie. Ces politiques visent à ouvrir aux femmes un accès à la science et à la technologie égal à celui des hommes et à les en faire profiter autant qu'eux.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book demonstrates the integral nature of gendered issues and feminist frameworks for a comprehensive understanding of contemporary IR. It uses feminist frameworks and research to both uncover and reflect upon gender and global politics in the contemporary Asia-Pacific. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.99
Consists of essays that discuss and analyze the 19th Century writings of Harriet Martineau (British Author), considered to be early examples of sociology and gender studies. Continuing in the tradition established by the "Advances in Gender Research" seri more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in the gender statistics. It presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals. The book's summary pages cover regional... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 52.00
What is Gender? explores these complex and important questions, helping readers to critically analyze how women's and men's lives are shaped by the society in which they live. The book offers a comprehensive account of trends in sociological thinking, from a material and economic focus on gender inequalities to the debates about meaning initiated... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99
This volume tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) by examining national experiences and successes with policies and programs. It also contains an assessment the effectiveness of different strategies in achieving MDG3 and the financial requirement needed in order to attain MDG3 by... more...