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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
In Sex, Gender and Science , Myra Hird outlines the social study of science and nature, specifically in relation to 'sex', sex 'differences' and sexuality. She examines how Western understandings of 'sex' are based less upon understanding material sex differences, than on a discourse that emphasizes sex dichotomy over sex diversity and argues for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key Japanese authors and Western scholars the volume... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40
Offers a gendered perspective on Scotland's past. This work starts from the assumption that gender is integral to our understanding of the ways in which societies in the past were organised. Each chapter engages with one key theme from Scottish historiography, asking what happens when women are added to the story. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 34.00
Alison Stone offers a feminist defence of the idea that sexual difference is natural. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 31.95
From classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men and women, and their roles, when different cultural systems come into contact. This book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent approach to gender in a world history context. This second edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
This revealing book explores the processes of racialization, class and gender, and examines how these processes play out in the everyday lives of white women living in London with young children. Bridget Byrne analyzes the flexibility of racialized discourse in everyday life, whilst simultaneously arguing for a radical deconstruction of the notions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00
Although Japanese economic development is often discussed, less attention is given to social development, and much less to gender related issues. By examining Japanese experiences related to gender, the authors seek insights relevant to the current developing countries. Simultaneously, the book points out the importance for Japanese society to draw... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 39.99
Men and women have always bargained for sex. In Hard Bargains, philosopher-lawyer Linda Hirshman and legal historian Jane Larson provide the first complete analysis of power in heterosexual relationships, combining an eye-opening legal history of sexual regualtion with thought-provoking predictions of what the future might bring. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99
The 16th volume in the studies in contemporary Jewry series features a symposium on the theme of Jews and gender. The articles show how a varied and controversial feminist approach can be applied to the field of Jewish studies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 64.00
Explores the social space occupied by both gender and ethnicity. As recognition of the sociological importance of gender and ethnicity has grown, so has the opportunity for exploring the intersections between them. This volume brings together both theoretical reflections and new research in this key area. more...