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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.79
The bestselling classic that redefined our view od the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 7.95
What does ?feminism? mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists , a personal, eloquently-argued essay?adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name?by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun . With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99
He-Yin Zhen (1886–1920) was a female theorist who played a central role in the birth of Chinese feminism. Editor of a prominent feminist-anarchist journal in the early twentieth century and exponent of a particularly incisive analysis of China and the world. Unlike her contemporaries, He-Yin Zhen was concerned less with China?s fate as a nation and... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24
In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine?and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major figures associated with the term. Taking a truly interdisciplinary... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 67.50
The ?woman question,? this book asserts, is a Western one, and not a proper lens for viewing African society. A work that rethinks gender as a Western construction, The Invention of Women offers a new way of understanding both Yoruban and Western cultures. Author Oyeronke Oyewumi reveals an ideology of biological determinism at the heart of Western... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 12.99
The vast changes in family life--the rise of single, same-sex, and two-paycheck parents--have often been blamed for declining morality and unhappy children. Drawing upon pioneering research with the children of the gender revolution, Kathleen Gerson reveals that it is not a lack of family values, but rigid social and economic forces that make it difficult... more...
- Icon Books Ltd 2005; US$ 8.99
?Fun, droll yet deeply serious.? New Scientist ?A brilliant feminist critic of theneurosciences ? Read her, enjoy and learn.?Hilary Rose, THES ?A witty and meticulously researchedexposé of the sloppy studies that pass for scientificevidence in so many of today?s bestselling bookson sex differences.?Carol Tavris, TLS Gender inequalities are increasingly... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Few decades in American history were as full of drama and historical significance as the 1960s and 1970s. In the 1960s, a revolution in race relations occurred, seeing the rise of the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, the American Indian Movement, and the Latino labor movement. The focus in the 1970s was on carrying out the reforms of the previous... more...