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  • Sport and Gender Identitiesby Cara Carmichael Aitchison

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines including sociology, social and cultural geography,... more...

  • Justicía de género, ciudadanía y desarrolloby Navsharan Singh

    International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 30.00

    Si bien en las últimas décadas ha habido avances significativos para la mujer en el plano mundial, desigualdades e injusticias por razones de género siguen afectando la capacidad de niñas y mujeres para ejercer sus derechos y realizar su pleno potencial como ciudadanas en igualdad de condiciones en la toma de decisiones y el desarrollo.... more...

  • Reinventing Gender and the Professionsby Ellen Kuhlmann; Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The collection of articles in this edited volume spotlights new directions in research and public policy. The focus on health and social care and academia allows to access change 'in action', because these fields face rapid transformations. Across countries there is an increasing scepticism on the self-governing capacity of professions to act... more...

  • The Gender Dimensions of Social Security Reform in Central and Eastern Europeby Elaine Fultz; Markus Ruck; Silke Steinhilber

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 29.95

    Comprises five papers which examine the gender dimensions of social security reform undertaken in the context of political and economic transformation in three EU accession countries. Focuses on reforms in family benefits and retirement and survivors’ pensions. Includes findings of a study of the impact of the reforms on women’s employment... more...

  • Prostitution and Beyondby Rohini Sahni; V Kalyan Shankar; Hemant Apte

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95

    What is the diversity of perspectives on sex work in India today? This edited. volume addresses this question through its sections on feminist discourse, ethnographic. studies, socio-economic-legal-health frameworks and cultural reflections. The first section explores the space for women in prostitution within mainstream. feminist discourse in India,... more...

  • Lautre développementby Groupe sur légalité des sexes

    International Development Research Centre 1996; US$ 30.00

    Dans ce livre qui fait date, le Groupe mandaté par les Nations Unies présente les politiques qui, selon lui, devraient être appliquées aux programmes nationaux de la science et de la technologie. Ces politiques visent à ouvrir aux femmes un accès à la science et à la technologie égal à celui des hommes et à les en faire profiter autant qu'eux.... more...

  • Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Centuriesby Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.99

    Consists of essays that discuss and analyze the 19th Century writings of Harriet Martineau (British Author), considered to be early examples of sociology and gender studies. Continuing in the tradition established by the "Advances in Gender Research" seri more...

  • Equality for Womenby Mayra Buvinic

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This volume tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) by examining national experiences and successes with policies and programs. It also contains an assessment the effectiveness of different strategies in achieving MDG3 and the financial requirement needed in order to attain MDG3 by... more...

  • Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacificby Katrina Lee-Koo; Bina D'Costa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book demonstrates the integral nature of gendered issues and feminist frameworks for a comprehensive understanding of contemporary IR. It uses feminist frameworks and research to both uncover and reflect upon gender and global politics in the contemporary Asia-Pacific. more...

  • The Little Data Book on Gender 2009by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99

    This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in the gender statistics. It presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals. The book's summary pages cover regional... more...