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  • Queerer Than You Thinkby Alexander Renault

    Renaissance E Books 2004; US$ 4.99

    Who do you love? What do you do in bed? And what else would you like to do in bed? Queerer Than You Think: Post-Millennial Bodies, Sex, & Porn takes a candid, refreshing look at the these questions in a series of essays exploring the sexual realm and the politics of sexual representation ? sexual words and pictures. more...

  • Gender and the Local-Global Nexusby Vasilikie Demos; Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95

    How are gender implications different across settings? more...

  • Desigulidades por razón de género en la salud ocupacionalby Piroska Ostlin

    Pan American Health Organization 2001; US$ 14.00

    La vida laboral tiene una gran importancia con relación al ordenamiento jerárquico de la sociedad desde el punto de vista de la riqueza, el poder y el prestigio. A su vez, estos generan desigualdades en la distribución de recursos, beneficios y responsabilidades. Puesto que la posición social se relaciona de manera estrecha con las oportunidades que... more...

  • Gender Justice, Citizenship, And Developmentby Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay; Navsharan Singh

    International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 10.00

    Although there have been notable gains for women globally in the last few decades, gender inequality and gender-based inequities continue to impinge upon girls? and women?s ability to realize their rights and their full potential as citizens and equal partners in decision-making and development. In fact, for every right that has been established, there... more...

  • 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...