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  • Women Dividedby Rosemary Sales

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    The ongoing Irish peace process has renewed interest in the current social and political problems of Northern Ireland. In bringing together the issues of gender and inequality, Women Divided, a title in the International Studies of Women and Place series, offers new perspectives on women's rights and contemporary political issues. Women Divided argues... more...

  • Women In Later Lifeby Haleh Afshar; Myfanwy Franks; Mary Maynard; Sharon Wray

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 49.00

    Britain, along with other Western and industrialized countries, has an ageing population. This book is based on interviews and focus groups with women of different backgrounds whose lives illustrate the strength of character and optimism that have enabled them to live through hard times but who, in general, view later life positively. more...

  • Women and Development in the Third Worldby Janet Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    For all societies, the common denominator of gender is female subordination. For women of the Third World the effects of this position are worsened by economic crisis, the legacy of colonialism, as well as patriarchal attitudes and economic crises. Feminist critique has introduced the gender factor to development theory, arguing that the equal distribution... more...

  • Women and Political Powerby Simon Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95

    The advance of women through the political system has been one of the most significant developments of the second half of the twentieth century. For the first time we have seen women Prime Ministers and Presidents in Europe. Women and Political Power examines the extent of progress women have made in ten western European countries, and looks at... more...

  • Women and Politics in France 1958-2000by Dr Gill Allwood; Gill Allwood; Dr Khursheed Wadia; Khursheed Wadia

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    An essential guide to the role of women in the political life of France under the Fifth Republic. It shows that the unique political history of France ensures that it remains an important and exceptional example of women's participation in the politics of a Western European country. Its study is essential in order to have a complete understanding of... more...

  • Women and Spanish Fascismby Kathleen J.L. Richmond

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Using forty-five interviews with former members and sympathisers, this book traces the development of the Women's section of the Franco government from its roots in the Spanish fascist party to its role in the dictatorship up to 1959. The study reveals that despite its anti-feminist agenda, the section was, in some areas, a catalyst for women's emancipation... more...

  • Women of Qualityby Ingrid H. Tague

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 99.00

    An examination of the interaction between ideology and experience in the lives of English women during a period of great social and intellectual change. more...

  • China, Sex and Prostitutionby Elaine Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police report, and policy and legal pronouncements, and secondary... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Feminist Theoriesby Lorraine Code

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The path-breaking Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories is an accessible, multidisciplinary insight into the complex field of feminist thought. The Encyclopedia contains over 500 authoritative entries commissioned from an international team of contributors and includes clear, concise and provocative explanations of key themes and ideas. Each entry... more...

  • Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary Chinaby Tiantian Zheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    Based on three years of extensive fieldwork, this ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease control, and... more...