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- NYU Press 1994; US$ 27.00
Though all women are women, no woman is only a woman, wrote Elizabeth Spelman in The Inessential Woman . Gone are the days when feminism translated simply into the advocacy of equality for women. Women's interests are not always aligned; race, class, and sexuality complicate the equation. In recent years, feminist ideologies have become increasingly... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 5.99
WITH AN INTRODUCTION, PLUS EXTENSIVE NOTES AND REFERENCES BY HERMIONE LEE This volume combines two books which were among the greatest contributions to feminist literature this century. Together they form a brilliant attack on sexual inequality. A Room of One's Own , first published in 1929, is a witty, urbane and persuasive argument against the... more...
- Marion Boyars 1983; US$ 16.99
The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.' Ivan Illich insists that we survey attitudes to male and female in both industrial society and its antecedents in order to recover a lost 'art of living'.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 13.50
In the year 2000, girl culture was clearly ascendant. From Lilith Fair to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the WNBA, it seemed that female pride was the order of the day. Yet feminism was also at a crossroads; "girl power" feminists were obsessed with personal empowerment at the expense of politics, while political institutions such as Ms. and NOW had... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 8.99
'If Caitlin Moran's How To Be A Womanis the fun-filled manual for female survival in the 21st century, everyday sexism is its more politicised sister' (Independent on Sunday). After experiencing a series of escalating sexist incidents, Laura Bates started theeveryday sexism projectand has gone on to write 'a pioneering analysis of modern day misogyny'... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 17.76
Einführung.- A. Projektrahmen.- 1. Konzeption und Untersuchungsdesign.- 2. Anlage und Methode der Untersuchung.- 2.1 Zur Auswahl und Zusammensetzung des Samples.- 2.2 Zur qualitativen Erhebung.- 2.3 Längsschnittdesign.- 2.4 Materialbasis und Auswertung.- 2.5 Auswertungsdimensionen.- 3. Die ausgewählten Regionen.- 3.1 Die bayerischen Regionen.- 3.2... more...
- Echtzeit Verlag 2013; US$ 17.99
Dieses Buch ist für Frauen, die es selbstverständlich finden, dass Hausarbeit geteilt wird, dass Frauen auch promisk leben dürfen, dass sie Führungspositionen einnehmen, dass sich Mutterschaft verbinden lassen muss mit Arbeit, dass Heiraten nicht das höchste Ziel im Leben ist, dass die Frau auch mal den Mann einlädt im Restaurant. Und die völlig baff... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.00
There once was a time when the concept of equal pay for equal work did not exist, when women of all ages were "girls," when abortion was a back-alley procedure, when there was no such thing as a rape crisis center or a shelter for battered women, when "sexual harassment" had not yet been named and defined. "If conditions are right," Susan Brownmiller... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 58.00
This concise introduction to feminist theorizing traces three separate waves of feminist theory, from the equality movement of the 1970s and 1980s, to the postmodernist examination of different women and women's groups of today. The book highlights the close connection between action and theory, in addition to the historical development of feminist... more...
- Spinifex Press 2013; US$ 9.95
Prostitution is shrouded in myths, among them the claims that 'prostitution is inevitable,' and 'prostitution is a job or service like any other.' In Not a Choice, Not a Job, Janice Raymond challenges both the myths and their perpetrators. more...