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- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 29.95
Uncovering the little known history of skating, Artistic Impressions shows how ideas about sport, gender, and sexuality have combined to limit the forms of physical expression available to men. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 26.95
In Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worlds , Parin Dossa explores the lives of Canadian Muslim women who share their stories of social marginalization and disenfranchisement in a disabling world. more...
- University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95
This ambitious volume surveys an expansive and diverse range of countries across the nineteenth-century Spanish-colonized Americas, showing how both men and women used the discourses of modernity to envision the place of women in the modern, utopian nation. Lee Skinner argues that the rhetorical nature of modernity made it possible for readers and... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Despite centuries of campaigning, women still earn less and have less power than men. Equality remains a goal not yet reached. In this incisive account of why this is the case, Mary Evans argues that optimistic narratives of progress and emancipation have served to obscure long-term structural inequalities between women and men, structural inequalities... more...
- Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 15.55
Die vorliegende Studie beschäftigt sich mit dem literarischen Werk der algerischen Autorin Assia Djebar (*1936). Ihr Hauptaugenmerk richtet sich auf den 1995 erschienenen Roman Vaste est la prison, den die Autorin als Teil eines auf vier Bände ausgelegten autobiografischen Projekts, des Quatuor algérien, charakterisiert. Insofern sich eine isolierte... more...
- SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 33.00
Including nine new entries, this thoroughly revised edition provides an authoritative account of gender studies, reflecting on the complex and multi-faceted character of the field in a way that is accessible to students across the social sciences and humanities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In recent decades the rise of the so-called "global obesity epidemic" has led to fatness and fat bodies being debated incessantly in popular, professional, and academic arenas. Fatness and fat bodies are shamed and demonised, and the public monitoring, surveillance and outright policing by the media, health professionals, and the general public are... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 7.99
A generation gap has emerged between parents and their daughters. Mothers and fathers have little idea about the pressures and expectations they face or how they feel about them. Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and a wide range of psychologists and experts, renowned journalist and bestselling author Peggy Orenstein goes where most... more...
- University of California Press 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
Are girls taking over the world? It would appear so, based on magazine covers, news headlines, and popular books touting girls? academic success. Girls are said to outperform boys in high school exams, university entrance and graduation rates, and professional certification. As a result, many in Western society assume that girls no longer need support.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Know addresses key issues and concerns about a controversial and very hot topic. Written for a curious and intelligent audience interested in the foundations and developments of the industry, the book touches on the history of pornography, landmark legal cases, the latest medical research, and ongoing... more...