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  • Gender and Knowledgeby Susan Hekman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    After the success of the hardback, students and academics will welcome the publication of this book in paperback. The aim of the book is to explore the connection between two perspectives that have had a profound effect upon contemporary thought: post-modernism and feminism. Through bringing together and systematically analysing the relations between... more...

  • Invented Moralitiesby Jeffrey Weeks

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    This is an important intervention in debates on the family and sexuality, exploring clashes over sexual values and contemporary sexual dilemmas such as AIDS. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender in Political Theoryby Judith Squires

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    This wide-ranging and accessible book provides a thorough overview of the key debates in gender and political theory. more...

  • Introducing Contemporary Feminist Thoughtby Mary Evans

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    This introductory textbook offers a concise and lucid account of the main developments in contemporary feminist thinking, and demonstrates the centrality of feminist thought to all areas of intellectual enquiry. In a wide-ranging discussion, Evans argues that most accounts of the world since the Enlightenment have been constructed in terms of a distinction... more...

  • Prostitution and Feminismby Maggie O'Neill

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Feminists have long differed in their view of prostitution. While some regard it as a classic form of exploitation and degradation, others offer a more sympathetic interpretation of women's involvement in the sex industry. In this important new book, Maggie O'Neill seeks to explore the theoretical debates on prostitution and the relevance of these... more...

  • Patterns of Dissonanceby Rosi Braidotti

    Wiley 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book is a brilliant and timely analysis of the complex issues raised by the relation between women and philosophy. It offers a critical account of a wide range of contemporary philosophical and feminist texts and it develops this account into an original project of critical feminist thought. Braidotti examines contemporary French philosophy... more...

  • The Pornography of Representationby Susanne Kappeler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    This book marks a radical and powerful intervention in traditional arguments about pornography. Kappeler re-examines the artistic distinctions between fantasy and reality, pornography and erotica, and challenges the legal definition of obscenity as well as the intellectual defence of 'freedom of expression'. By linking images of actual violence with... more...