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- Fulcrum Publishing 2006; US$ 21.95
Here, for the first time, an author weaves together threads that explain the mysterious disappearance of ancient cultures in which women and the environment were at the center, a loss that has dramatically influenced 3,500 years of Western history. The ancient world had not only treated women with respect but had been more resistant to war, more... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 49.00
Written as an introductory textbook for the study of world politics and the analysis of gender, this work is suitable for courses in International Relations, international political economy, women's studies, gender studies, and Feminist studies. The 14 authors who have collaborated on this publication are a diverse group of diplomats, scholars,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 35.00
The Cost of Being Female is 30 cents, say the authors of this new book on discrimination against women. They demonstrate their thesis by constructing an index that documents the costs of discrimination against women in five aspects of life: economic, political, social, education, and health. The index compares the costs for American women with those... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 31.95
Yeltsin is certainly not the Sakharov of the Democratic Movement. Russian people sarcastically call his burning the Parliament an October Revolution of 1993. In Women's Glasnost vs. Naglost we finally hear the voices of the Russian women on what it means to be female and Russian in the tumultuous climate that is modern Russia. The founder of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 31.95
As Japan shifted from an agricultural country before 1950 to an industrialized nation in less time than any other developed country, women felt the pressure of the shift. Husbands worked longer hours, leaving all the household chores and child rearing to their wives while fulfilling their responsibilites as corporate soldiers. The economy was fueled... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 19.50
Susan Hekman believes we are witnessing an intellectual sea change. The main features of this change are found in dichotomies between language and reality, discourse and materiality. Hekman proposes that it is possible to find a more intimate connection between these pairs, one that does not privilege... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 155.00
Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide is both a richly detailed history of the womenÕs movement around the globe and a road map for the next stages in the ongoing fight for gender equality. ||In this landmark three-volume set, a remarkable team of contributors draws on a wealth of contemporary research to discuss pivotal events, issues, and controversies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Written by leading international experts, this book provides an overview of the history and current context of feminism in 12 Asian countries. This breadth of coverage, together with suggestions for further study, and an integrated cross-national timeline makes Women's Movements in Asia ideal for use on courses looking at women and feminism in Asia.... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of white European women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Perkins' monthly... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...