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  • Gender and the Political Economy of Developmentby Shirin M. Rai

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    "Rai subjects the projects of both national development and globalization to searching scrutiny through a gender lens. Her emphasis on the intersection of gender and other forms of inequality is very timely. An excellent text for a wide range of courses in politics, sociology and development studies." --Diane Elson, University of Essex Shirin Rai... more...

  • Feminism Confronts Technologyby Judy Wajcman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Feminism Confronts Technology provides a lively and engaging exploration of the impact of technology on women's lives from word processors to food processors, and genetic engineering to the design of cities. Comprehensive and critical, this book surveys the sociological and feminist literature on technology, highlighting the male bias in the way technology... more...

  • The Will to Violenceby Susanne Kappeler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    This is a major contribution to feminist theory and debate, addressing issues such as sexual violence, social violence and hatred of foreigners in a lucid and highly original way. more...

  • Moral Voices, Moral Selvesby Susan Hekman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book is an original discussion of key problems in moral theory. The author argues that the work of recent feminist theorists in this area, particularly that of Carol Gilligan, marks a radically new departure in moral thinking. Gilligan claims that there is not only one true, moral voice, but two: one masculine, one feminine. Moral values and concerns... more...

  • Racecraftby Barbara J. Fields; Karen Fields

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 18.95

    Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call ?racecraft.? And this phenomenon is intimately entwined with other... more...

  • Metamorphosesby Rosi Braidotti

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    The discussions about the ethical, political and human implications of the postmodernist condition have been raging for longer than most of us care to remember. They have been especially fierce within feminism. After a brief flirtation with postmodern thinking in the 1980s, mainstream feminist circles seem to have turned their back on the staple notions... more...

  • The Men and the Boysby Raewyn W. Connell

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    In recent years, questions about men and boys have aroused remarkable media interest, public concern and controversy. Across the world, health services are noticing the relevance of men's gender to problems as diverse as road accidents, diet and sexually transmitted disease. Teachers are increasingly preoccupied with the poor educational performance... more...

  • Worlds Betweenby Leonore Davidoff

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    This book presents a series of pioneering studies which together constitute a reappraisal of our understanding of the relationship between gender and history. more...

  • White, Male and Middle Classby Catherine Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    What are the relations between feminism and history, feminist politics and historical practice? What are the connections between gender and class? What part have racial identities and ethnic difference played in the construction of Englishness? Through a series of provocative and richly detailed essays, Catherine Hall explores these questions. She... more...

  • Gender and Agencyby Lois McNay

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book reassesses theories of agency and gender identity against the backdrop of changing relations between men and women in contemporary societies. McNay argues that recent thought on the formation of the modern subject offers a one-sided or negative account of agency, which underplays the creative dimension present in the responses of individuals... more...