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- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Offering a comparative analysis of feminist social movements in the aftermath of the collapse of state socialism, this book offers a unique opportunity to examine how shifting gender relations interact with local identities to create new understandings of gender, the state, and strategies for resistance. more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 32.95
Why is the international community so concerned with the fate of prostitutes? And why does the story of trafficking sound so familiar? In this pioneering work, Jo Doezema argues that the current concern with trafficking in women is a modern manifestation of the myth of white slavery. Combining historical analysis with contemporary investigation, Sex... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 56.00
This book is about feminism, its critics, and its possible directions for change. The nine chapters raise questions about theories of sexual difference, power, justice and history. A central theme concerns the prospects for combining feminist with other, non-feminist, political perspectives. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 72.80
Contemporary feminist theorists have implied a special affinity between women and irony because of their double relation to the prevailing order of things: both speak from within this order while remaining other to it in some way. Irony can be regarded as the obvious mode in which a feminist might speak, as it reflects her relation... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
The radical feminist movement has undergone significant transformation over the past four decades?from the direct action of the 1960s and 1970s to the backlash against feminism in the 1980s and 1990s. Drawing on organizational documents and interviews with both veterans of the women's movement and younger feminists in Columbus, Ohio, Nancy Whittier... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
The Politics of State Feminism addresses essential questions of women's movement activism and political change in western democracies. The authors?top gender and politics scholars?provide a comparative analysis of the effectiveness of government agencies and women's movements regarding women?s policy issues?if, how, and why they form a kind... more...
- Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00
This book is primarily on the Indian situation in the context of feminism with special reference to the status of Indian women through the ages and the external influences that transform their life style in modern India. In the development of our society the women of India had played a significant role. Since ages she engaged herself in domestic environments,... more...
- Book Enclave 2007; US$ 45.00
Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate black American feminist writer portrays the alienated individual's odyssey for attaining the integration of the self by assimilating or discarding the social values of the community they live in. In the United States the contemporary feminist movement started with the white, middle class women's struggle to... more...
- Seal Press 2010; US$ 17.00
Feminist icon Gloria Feldt pulls no punches in this new book, which argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn?t that doors of opportunity aren?t open, but that not enough women are walking through them. From the boardroom to the bedroom, public office to personal relationships, she asserts that nobody is keeping women from parity—except... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 25.95
Feminism is Queer is an introduction to the intimately related disciplines of gender and queer theory. Guiding the reader through complex theory, Mimi Marinucci develops the original position of queer feminism, which presents queer theory as continuous with feminist theory. While there have been significant conceptual tensions between second-wave feminism... more...