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- Random House 2014; US$ 20.78
'Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex ' Guardian Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman'. In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, she... more...
- Beacon Press 2012; US$ 26.95
A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminism Why are so many women single, so many men resisting marriage, and so many gays and lesbians having babies?† † In† Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal , J. Jack Halberstam answers these questions while attempting to make... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This study considers the use of they and he for generic reference in post-2000 written British English. The analysis is framed by a consideration of language-internal factors, such as syntactic agreement, and language-external factors, which include traditional grammatical prescriptivism and the language reforms resulting from second-wave feminism.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
†††From admired historian?and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans?Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history. †††In 1976, in an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, "Well behaved women seldom make history."† Today these words appear on t-shirts, mugs, bumper stickers, greeting cards, and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 27.18
Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, a promotion, or equal pay, and some reticence creeps in. The statistics, although an improvement on previous decades, are certainly not in women's favour - of 197... more...
- Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 43.00
This accessibly written book is ideal for use in graduate courses or by practicing researchers and evaluators. The author puts the research problem at center stage, showing how mixed methods designs can fruitfully address different types of research questions. She illustrates the discussion with examples of mixed methods studies from a variety of disciplines... more...
- Random House Australia 2014; US$ 34.68
'I was prime minister for three years and three days.Three years and three days of resilience.Three years and three days of changing the nation.Three years and three days for you to judge.' On Wednesday 23 June 2010, with the government in turmoil, Julia Gillard asked Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for a leadership ballot.The next day, Julia Gillard became... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
This study, by two leading scholars†in the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studies†to uncover a basic injustice for the human rights of drug-using women: most women who need drug treatment in the US and UK do not get it. Why not? more...