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  • Cinesexualityby Patricia MacCormack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Cinesexuality explores the queerness of cinema spectatorship, arguing that cinema spectatorship represents a unique encounter of desire, pleasure and perversion beyond dialectics of subject/object and image/meaning; an extraordinary 'cinesexual' relationship, that encompasses each event of cinema spectatorship in excess of gender, hetero- or homosexuality,... more...

  • Queering the Non/Humanby Myra J. Hird; Noreen Giffney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    What might it mean to queer the Human? By extension, how is the Human employed within queer theory? These questions invite a reconsideration of the way we think about queer theory, the category of the Human and the act of queering itself. This interdisciplinary volume of essays gathers together essays by international pioneering scholars in queer... more...

  • Gender Identity and Research Relationshipsby Michael R. M. Ward

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    In recent years researchers have begun to reflect on gender identity and how this impacts on the creation of successful qualitative research. In this volume contributors explore these issues by reflecting on their own studies and research careers and address how important or unimportant gender has been in building research relationships. more...

  • Older Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adultsby Andrew King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Andrew King is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK and co-editor of Sociological Objects: Reconfigurations of Social Theory. more...

  • Handbook on Gender and Healthby Jasmine Gideon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook brings together a groundbreaking collection of chapters that uses a gender lens to explore health, healthcare and health policy in both the Global South and North. Empirical evidence is drawn from a variety of different settings and points to the many ways in which the gendered dimensions of health have become reworked across the globe. more...

  • Artistic Impressionsby Mary Louise Adams

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    Uncovering the little known history of skating, Artistic Impressions shows how ideas about sport, gender, and sexuality have combined to limit the forms of physical expression available to men. more...

  • Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worldsby Parin Dossa

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    In Racialized Bodies, Disabling Worlds , Parin Dossa explores the lives of Canadian Muslim women who share their stories of social marginalization and disenfranchisement in a disabling world. more...

  • Gender and the Rhetoric of Modernity in Spanish America, 1850?1910by Lee Skinner

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    This ambitious volume surveys an expansive and diverse range of countries across the nineteenth-century Spanish-colonized Americas, showing how both men and women used the discourses of modernity to envision the place of women in the modern, utopian nation. Lee Skinner argues that the rhetorical nature of modernity made it possible for readers and... more...

  • The Persistence of Gender Inequalityby Mary Evans

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Despite centuries of campaigning, women still earn less and have less power than men. Equality remains a goal not yet reached. In this incisive account of why this is the case, Mary Evans argues that optimistic narratives of progress and emancipation have served to obscure long-term structural inequalities between women and men, structural inequalities... more...

  • Reden und Schweigenby Diana Haußmann

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 9.04

    Die vorliegende Studie beschäftigt sich mit dem literarischen Werk der algerischen Autorin Assia Djebar (*1936). Ihr Hauptaugenmerk richtet sich auf den 1995 erschienenen Roman Vaste est la prison, den die Autorin als Teil eines auf vier Bände ausgelegten autobiografischen Projekts, des Quatuor algérien, charakterisiert. Insofern sich eine isolierte... more...