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Gender Studies

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  • Gender and American History Since 1890by Barbara Melosh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    These essays chart major contributions to recent historiography. Carefully selected for their accessibility and accompanied by headnotes and study questions, the essays offer a clear and engaging introduction for the non-specialist. The introduction describes the emergence of gender as a subject of historical investigation and in ten essays, historians... more...

  • Between Profits and Primitivismby Athena Devlin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Between 1800 and the First World War, white middle-class men were depicted various forms of literature as weak and nervous. This book explores cultural writings dedicated to the physical and mental health of the male subject, showing that men have mobilized gender constructions repeatedly and self-consciously to position themselves within the culture.... more...

  • Jane Austen and the Fiction of her Timeby Mary Waldron

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00

    Presents Jane Austen as a radical innovator in confrontation with contemporary popular novelists. more...

  • Women and Scientific Employmentby Judith Glover

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00

    Women and Scientific Employment combines rich empirical data and theoretical discussion on the 'problem' of women's representation in scientific education and employment. A distinction is made throughout between 'quantitative feminization' and 'vertical feminization' - a distinction which is frequently confused in policy on women and the sciences.... more...

  • Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberationby Fan Hong; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    This is the first in-depth global study of women's football across the world. This collection considers women's football, in fifteen countries worldwide, in a global context, and analyzes its progress, challenges and problems it has faced. It shows how women's football has made a significant contribution to the emancipation of women's football in... more...

  • 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...