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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00
This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional women in Baku, it provides insight into the impact... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 26.95
North Carolina has had more than its share of accomplished, influential womenwomen who have expanded their sphere of influence or broken through barriers that had long defined and circumscribed their lives, women such as Elizabeth Maxwell Steele, the widow and tavern owner who supported the American Revolution; Harriet Jacobs, runaway slave,... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Published in 1869, Mill?s The Subjection of Women is one of the first political tracts to address what was to become known as ?The Woman Question? in Victorian society. Mill?s masterpiece outlines the social inequalities built into the marriage contract, including disparate property rights and women?s familial responsibilities. John Stuart Mill... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
John Stuart Mill's 1869 essay The Subjection of Women argues for equality between the sexes, putting forward ideas that were an affront to many at the time. His wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, is credited with co-authoring the essay. The Subjection of Women puts forward a detailed and passionate opposition to the social and legal inequalities imposed... more...
- ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00
This book has been written as a sociological treatise, which considers in great depth the changing role, status, Nature and Image of Women worldwide. Considering women from a cross-cultural perspective, the premise of the book rests on what women are, what they do and how they figure in the areas of health, education, social welfare programs, Economy... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
In this extremely thought-provoking work, Cooper has argued against women suffrage. She has drawn on historical, biological as well as religious arguments to contend that women should not have the right to participate in the political sphere. Many may not agree with the ideas she presents but not all of her arguments can be refuted. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
In Iran, Islamist women support the right of women to work outside the home, while in Malaysia, Sisters in Islam fights to bring gender justice to Islamic law. Although the subject of women in Islam can provoke horror, fascination, pity, and at times, vitriolic reactions, Muslim women around the globe are fighting for a place in today's world. more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1997; US$ 12.99
Bien des projets de développement international visent actuellement les femmes. Mais la multitude de ces petits projets soi-disant générateurs de revenues les aident-elles vraiment ? Pour évaluer la pertinence et l?impact de ces politiques, Marie France Labrecque prend en exemple une région andine de la Colombie, La Cocha. À l?aide d?une méthodologie... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1999; US$ 11.99
Il peut paraître étonnant d?évoquer la notion de liberté en matière d?apprentissage. Celle-ci ne fait-elle pas partie intégrante de nos systèmes de valeurs ? Si la fin du XIXe siècle a été témoin de la lutte des femmes pour l?accès à l?éducation, le XXIe siècle s?annonce comme celui où les notions de pluralité, de diversité et d?accroissement continu... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1996; US$ 9.99
Comment le discours féministe se porte-t-il au sein de la francophonie minoritaire canadienne ? Quelle est l?ampleur réelle de son champ de recherche et comment qualifier la variété des registres à partir desquels il se déploie ? Invitées par le Réseau des chercheuse féministes de l?Ontario français, des femmes de diverses régions du pays répondent... more...