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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array of issues such as: * Jamaican Ragga music and female... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95
This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern. Completely revised, this edition includes: new chapters on sexuality and the media additional... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00
Brooke Ackerly examines the methods by which Third World feminist activists have criticised society. She argues that their activities show how feminist theory can move beyond its theoretical impasse towards articulating a social criticism relevant to dealing with real world inequalities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 45.95
Artificial Knowing challenges the masculine slant in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world. Alison Adam admirably fills the large gap in science and technology studies by showing us that gender bias is inscribed in AI-based computer systems. Her treatment of feminist epistemology, focusing on the ideas of the knowing subject, the nature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 61.95
Since the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex", French feminist thought has informed and shaped the on-going debates in the English-speaking world. This book introduces English speakers to the work of a major group of French feminists - those de Beauvoir herself supported. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Women and Politics in the Third World is the first comprehensive textbook on women's political activities in the third world. It provides a feminist analytical perspective on the specific forms of resistance, organisation and negotiation by women in third world states. Using case studies, the book focuses on difference as a theoretical basis for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 34.00
At the intersection of the warmth of hearth and home and the dangers of the street lies the tenuous position of women engaged in reproductive labour, those involved in the sex trade and those in domestic positions. These are women who are vulnerable, exploited, and whose dirty work allows for the reproduction of traditional social mores and roles.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
Originally published in 1529, the Declamation on the Preeminence and Nobility of the Female Sex argues that women are more than equal to men in all things that really matter, including the public spheres from which they had long been excluded. Rather than directly refuting prevailing wisdom, Agrippa uses women's superiority as a rhetorical device... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 32.00
Sara Ahmed challenges the theorising which asks 'is/should feminism be modern or postmodern?' Rather than allow postmodernism to dictate feminist debates, she uses close reading to argue that feminism must itself ask questions of postmodernism and not position it as a generalisable condition of the world. more...