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  • The Beauty Biasby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99

    "It hurts to be beautiful" has been a cliche for centuries. What has been far less appreciated is how much it hurts not to be beautiful. The Beauty Bias explores our cultural preoccupation with attractiveness, the costs it imposes, and the responses it demands. Beauty may be only skin deep, but the damages associated with its absence go much... more...

  • Nation and Familyby Narendra Subramanian

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    The distinct personal laws that govern the major religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and Family is the most comprehensive study to date of the public discourses, processes of social mobilization, legislation and case law that formed India's three... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crimeby Rosemary Gartner; Bill McCarthy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99

    Research on gender, sex, and crime today remains focused on topics that have been a mainstay of the field for several decades, but it has also recently expanded to include studies from a variety of disciplines, a growing number of countries, and on a wider range of crimes. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime reflects this growing diversity... more...

  • The Status of Women under Islamic Law and Modern Islamic Legislationby Jamal J A Nasir

    BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00

    This is the third revised and updated edition of a work that provides a detailed and systematic account of the legal aspects of Islam and modern Arab Islamic legislation with specific regard to the rights and obligations of women. Addressing in particular the legislation of the arab world states, the study ontains essential information on a wide range... more...

  • Challenging Gender Inequality in Tax Policy Makingby Kim Brooks; Asa Gunnarson; Lisa Philips; Maria Wersig

    Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 111.60

    This volume takes a critical look at the gender of tax policy around the world. Contributors based in eight different countries examine the profound effects that gender norms and practices have had in shaping tax law and policy, and how taxation in turn impacts upon the possibilities for equality along gender, race, class, sexuality and other lines.... more...

  • Sex Traffickingby Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First Published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justiceby Catherine O'Rourke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Transitions from violent conflict and authoritarian rule are believed to be transformative moments for women; transitional justice processes, though principally concerned with providing limited accountability for human rights violations of the past, are increasingly injected with transformative social and political goals for the future. Drawing on... more...

  • Gesellschaft ohne Kinderby Stefan Fuchs

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Mit dem Paradigmenwechsel zu einer nachhaltigen Familienpolitik, die Beruf und Familie besser vereinbar macht, sollte die Geburtenrate in Deutschland auf 1,7 Kinder pro Frau steigen. Dieser Hoffnung lag die Annahme zugrunde, dass die mangelnde Vereinbarkeit am Kindermangel Schuld ist. Dieses in Politik, Medien und Wissenschaft weithin geglaubte Dogma... more...

  • Women and Political Representation in Canadaby Manon Tremblay; Caroline Andrew

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 16.99

    This collection of essays explores the often antagonistic relationship between women and political life in Canada. While women make up little over half of the total population in Canada, they are in many ways conspicuous by their absence from the Canadian political scene. more...

  • Anarchism & Sexualityby Jamie Heckert; Richard Cleminson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.99

    Anarchism & Sexuality: Ethics, Relationships and Power brings the rich traditions of anarchist thought and practice to contemporary questions about the politics of sexuality. more...