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- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 30.00
Through micro-analysis of language use, this book chronicles young women's pathways to becoming a Tanzanian beauty queen, offering an original perspective on the intersection of language with globalization, nationalism, and inequality in urban East Africa. This compelling linguistic ethnography considers the real-life effects, both on- and off-stage,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Via a wide range of case studies, this book examines new forms of resistance to social injustices in contemporary Western societies. Resistance requires agency, and agency is grounded in notions of the subject and subjectivity. How do people make sense of their subjectivity as they are constructed and reconstructed within relations of power? What... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In this new collection of thirteen essays, Arlie Russell Hochschild?author of the groundbreaking exploration of emotional labor, The Managed Heart and The Outsourced Self?focuses squarely on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life. From the "work" it takes to keep personal life personal, put feeling into work, and empathize... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 29.99
The contributors?all women of color?present their varied experiences regarding the conceptualizations of womanhood, beauty, and gender roles. What the Village Gave Me touches upon careers, relationships, ethnic identity, and cultural representation. This collection will help readres see how race, class, and ethnicity work to divide or unite women.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
These essays chart major contributions to recent historiography. Carefully selected for their accessibility and accompanied by headnotes and study questions, the essays offer a clear and engaging introduction for the non-specialist. The introduction describes the emergence of gender as a subject of historical investigation and in ten essays, historians... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
Between 1800 and the First World War, white middle-class men were depicted various forms of literature as weak and nervous. This book explores cultural writings dedicated to the physical and mental health of the male subject, showing that men have mobilized gender constructions repeatedly and self-consciously to position themselves within the culture.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 148.00
Women and Scientific Employment combines rich empirical data and theoretical discussion on the 'problem' of women's representation in scientific education and employment. A distinction is made throughout between 'quantitative feminization' and 'vertical feminization' - a distinction which is frequently confused in policy on women and the sciences.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
This is the first in-depth global study of women's football across the world. This collection considers women's football, in fifteen countries worldwide, in a global context, and analyzes its progress, challenges and problems it has faced. It shows how women's football has made a significant contribution to the emancipation of women's football in... more...