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  • Love Not Given Lightlyby Tina Horn

    Stone Bridge Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    Combining memoir and journalism, Tina Horn takes us on a creative nonfiction romp through inter-personal lives of sexual transformation. more...

  • Gender, Race, and American Science Fictionby Jason Haslam

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the preservation of and challenges to dominant mythologies... more...

  • The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governanceby Kathleen Frederickson

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had long been defined in its opposition to self-conscious thought. The Ploy of Instinct ties this paradox to instinct's deployment in conceptualizing governmentality.... more...

  • Gender and Global Justiceby Alison M. Jaggar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Issues of global justice have received increasing attention in academic philosophy in recent years but the gendered dimensions of these issues are often overlooked or treated as peripheral. This groundbreaking collection by Alison Jaggar brings gender to the centre of philosophical debates about global justice. The explorations presented here range... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...

  • Genderby Harriet Bradley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Gender issues continue to be a prominent concern of academics and policy-makers, and increasingly arise in various forms to be debated in the public sphere and popular media. But what exactly do we mean by gender? How can we best understand gender differences? How are current gender relations changing? What new paths are ?femininity? and ?masculinity?... more...

  • Utopian Bodies and the Politics of Transgressionby Lucy Sargisson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    What do we want? What do we believe to be wrong with the world? How can we best change it? How should we live? Given the world as it is, how can we best achieve our dreams and desires? Utopian Bodies is, quite simply, a new approach to thinking about theory. Using the dominant themes of green and feminist politics, this fascinating and original... more...

  • 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...

  • Women and Scientific Employmentby Judith Glover

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    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...