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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 118.00
This volume offers feminist perspectives on the social, cultural and medical aspects of women as sexual beings and of their fertility, pregnancy and child bearing. It serves as a companion to Advances in Gender Research volume 7, Gender perspectives on Health and Medicine: Key Themes. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00
Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development demystifies the theory of gender and development and shows how it plays an important role in everyday life. It explores the evolution of gender and development theory, introduces competing theoretical frameworks, and examines new and emerging debates. The focus is on the implications of theory for... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
The Gender Knot , Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger,... more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95
This book looks at how women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, both within Afghanistan and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the US and the UK. Looking at issues from violence under the Taliban and the impact of 9/11 to the role of NGOs and the growth in the opium economy, Rostami-Povey gets behind the media hype and presents a vibrant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just biological organisms, but as people shaped by their everyday... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 69.95
This new text offers a unique developmental focus on gender. Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives. The book?s current empirical focus is complemented by a lively and readable style that includes anecdotes about children?s everyday experiences. The book?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 22.95
The concept of gender continues to be a central issue in literary and cultural studies, with a significance that crosses disciplinary boundaries and provokes lively debate. In this fully revised and updated second edition, David Glover and Cora Kaplan offer a lucid and illuminating introduction to ?gender? and its implications, including: an... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with its steadfast assertion that sexual liberation is the key to women's liberation. Today, Greer's searing examination of the oppression of women in contemporary society... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 34.95
Marriage, Migration and Gender brings a gender-sensitive and comparative. perspective to bear on Asian peoples` migration experiences, both within and across. national borders. It seeks to examine how the institution of marriage may affect. or enable women`s and men`s migration, as well as the impact of migration, state. laws and immigration procedures... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95
This book explores the development of a sociology of embodiment in the context. of womens lives in contemporary, urban India. Through a critical analysis. of gender and class, the author unravels the complexities that are intrinsic to. the multi-layered and fluid construction of womans identity in relation. to embodiment. Living the Body:... more...