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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender and the Politics of Possibilitiesby Manisha Desai

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 21.99

    Gender and the Politics of Possibilities explores the lesser-known side of globalization beyond the effects of national governments and multinational cooperations by taking a look at grassroots movements by women that have and continue to shape globalization today. Manisha Desai highlights the significant role that women play in cross-border trade... more...

  • Body Politics in Developmentby Wendy Harcourt

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Body Politics in Development sets out to define body politics as a key political and mobilizing force for human rights in the last two decades. This passionate and engaging book reveals how once-tabooed issues, such as rape, gender-based violence, and sexual and reproductive rights, have emerged into the public arena as critical grounds of contention... more...

  • Wonder Womanby Iain Ellwood; Sheila Shekar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 75.00

    Women are the most financially attractive target audience and buy the majority of products and services, so improving the way we market to women is the easiest and most effective business growth strategy. This book dispels the traditional stereotypes about women as consumers and creates a clear business case for marketing to women. more...

  • Perceiving Gender Locally, Globally, and Intersectionallyby Vasilikie P Demos; Marcia Texlar Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    The introduction and 10 essays in this volume address questions about how feminist scholars conceptualize gender and view it in relationship to other attributes of individuals and of social systems. The authors strive for intersectional analyses broadening that approach beyond the gender, race and class paradigm to include sexuality, employing a variety... more...

  • Discrimination in Latin Americaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Latin America has often been regarded as a region with deep ethnic and class conflicts. The difficulty of assessing this from an economic perspective is two fold: There is little solid, unbiased, and systematic data to provide convincing empirical evidence, and there is a dearth of empirical methods to identify specific discriminatory-based behavior... more...

  • Plural Masculinitiesby Sofia Aboim

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Combining an empirical study based in Portugal with cross-national analyses of attitudes towards ideal gender arrangements in Europe and the USA, Plural Masculinities examines the various ways in which men come to define their identities and will appeal to those working in the fields of masculinities, gender studies and the sociology of the family. more...