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- Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 61.00
This book is an examination of the fiction of Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Jean Rhys, Stevie Smith, Katherine Mansfield and Jane Bowles, with a view to clarifying the narrative strategies these women adopt to establish, in varying degrees, a critique of realism and its hidden dualistic, patriarchal assumptions about life, literature, and... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.73
Hauptbeschreibung Sind Frauen in Deutschland gleichberechtigt? Ja, meint Marianne Neuwöhner, zumindest, was den Bereich der Bildung angeht. Alle anderen Bereiche des Lebens halten trotz Gleichstellung im Grundgesetz vielfältige Benachteiligungen bereit. Ausgehend von einem Überblick über die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Frauenrechte zeigt die Autorin... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99
The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Using initiatives by non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution... more...
- Atria Books 2008; US$ 23.00
From the bestselling author of Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years comes the inspiring true story of Marion "Strong Medicine" Gould, a Native American matriarch, and the Indian way of life that must never be forgotten. Amy Hill Hearth's first book, Having Our Say , told the true story of two century-old African-American sisters... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
While some see the Miss American Pageant as hokey vestige of another era, many remain enthralled by the annual Atlantic City event. And whether you love it or hate it, no one can deny the impact the contest has had on American popular culture-indeed, many reality television shows seem to have taken cues from the pageant. Founded in 1921, the Miss America... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 16.00
Breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives "You Can Tell Just by Looking" unpacks enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, culture, and life in America. Some of these myths, such as "all religions condemn homosexuality,"... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 12.95
One of the first women?s organizations to mask and perform during Mardi Gras, the Million Dollar Baby Dolls redefined the New Orleans carnival tradition. Tracing their origins from Storyville-era brothels and dance halls to their re-emergence in post-Katrina New Orleans, author Kim Marie Vaz uncovers the fascinating history of the ?raddy-walking, shake-dancing,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Offers a look at the 'Woman Question' in relation to higher education at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Including contemporary perspectives on gender, this book provides insights into understanding the difficulties that women encounter as they seek to participate fully in the process of knowledge production. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...