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  • Sex and the Family in Colonial Indiaby Durba Ghosh

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Study of conjugal relationships between Indian women and British men in colonial India. more...

  • Opting Out?by Pamela Stone

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    Noting a phenomenon that might seem to recall a previous era, The New York Times Magazine recently portrayed women who leave their careers in order to become full-time mothers as "opting out." But, are high-achieving professional women really choosing to abandon their careers in order to return home? This provocative study is the first to tackle this... more...

  • Engendering Forced Migrationby Doreen Indra

    Berghahn Books 1998; US$ 34.95

    At the turn of the new millenium, war, political oppression, desperate poverty, environmental degradation and disasters, and economic underdevelopment are sharply increasing the ranks of the world's twenty million forced migrants. In this volume, eighteen scholars provide a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary look beyond the statistics at the experiences... more...

  • Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Cultureby Sarah N. Roth

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Argues that white women, as creators and consumers of popular culture media, played a pivotal role in the demasculinization of black men during the antebellum period. more...

  • Men, Women, and Chain Sawsby Carol J. Clover; Carol J. Clover

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally... more...

  • Whistling in the Darkby R. Raj Rao; Dibyajyoti Sharma

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 19.95

    Whistling in the Dark: Twenty-one Queer Interviews focuses on issues like. sexuality, sexual identity, marriage, gay marriage, heteronormativity, gay utopia,. gay activism, gay bashing, police atrocities and the laws vis-à-vis these. The interviewees represent a cross section of society ranging from university. professors, gay rights activists... more...

  • Abortion and the Politics of Motherhoodby Kristin Luker

    University of California Press 1985; US$ 19.16 US$ 15.33

    In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict. She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews with both pro-life and pro-choice activists. She argues that moral... more...

  • Constructing Gendered Bodiesby Kathryn Backett-Milburn; Linda McKie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 46.00

    Interest in sociological study of the body, theoretically and empirically, has increased dramatically in the 1990s. This book builds on this work by bringing together exciting and stimulating research which examines the social and cultural processes involved in the construction of gendered bodies and sexual practices. Contributors explore these issues... more...

  • Globalisierte Hausarbeitby Sabine Hess

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99

    1. 1. Unsichtbare Frauen? ?Tod im gelobten Land? titelte ?Der Spiegel? in seiner Januarausgabe 2003. In Bayern hatte sich ein junge Frau aus Rumänien im Alter von 21 Jahre erhängt. Doch nicht der Freitod an sich brachte Ramona Radulovici in die Schlagzeilen des Nachrichtenmagazins und im Anschluss in Reportagesendungen privater und - fentlich-rechtlicher... more...

  • Geschlecht und Männlichkeitby Michael Meuser

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Das Buch diskutiert zunächst soziologische Konzepte für eine Theorie der Männlichkeit. Das Konzept des männlichen Geschlechtshabitus wird entwickelt. Anschließend werden in einem empirischen Teil kulturelle Deutungsmuster von Männlichkeit und kollektive Orientierungen von Männern auf der Grundlage einer Literaturanalyse und von Gruppendiskussionen... more...