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- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; US$ 29.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 26.50 US$ 22.97
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...