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  • Reden und Schweigenby Diana Haußmann

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.80

    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...

  • Key Concepts in Gender Studiesby Jane Pilcher; Imelda Whelehan

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 28.00

    Including nine new entries, this thoroughly revised edition provides an authoritative account of gender studies, reflecting on the complex and multi-faceted character of the field in a way that is accessible to students across the social sciences and humanities. more...

  • Neoliberal Bodies and the Gendered Fat Bodyby Hannele Harjunen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent decades the rise of the so-called "global obesity epidemic" has led to fatness and fat bodies being debated incessantly in popular, professional, and academic arenas. Fatness and fat bodies are shamed and demonised, and the public monitoring, surveillance and outright policing by the media, health professionals, and the general public are... more...

  • The Women’s History of the Worldby Rosalind Miles

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 8.32

    Now available as an ebook. more...

  • Girls & Sexby Peggy Orenstein

    Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 7.99

    A generation gap has emerged between parents and their daughters. Mothers and fathers have little idea about the pressures and expectations they face or how they feel about them. Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and a wide range of psychologists and experts, renowned journalist and bestselling author Peggy Orenstein goes where most... more...

  • Sex Culturesby Amin Ghaziani

    Wiley 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    Why is it so hard to talk about sex and sexuality? In this crisp and compelling book, Amin Ghaziani provides a pithy introduction to the field of sexuality studies through a distinctively cultural lens. Rather than focusing on sex acts, which make us feel flustered and blind us to a bigger picture, Ghaziani crafts a conversation about sex cultures... more...

  • A Roof Over My Head, Second Editionby Jean Calterone Williams

    University Press of Colorado 2016; US$ 23.95

    Based upon extensive ethnographic data,  “A Roof Over My Head”  examines the lives of homeless women who cope with domestic violence, low-income housing shortages, and poverty. The author draws upon interviews with homeless women, interviews with housed people, and, finally, evaluations of shelter services, philosophies, and policies to... more...

  • Changing Names and Gendering Identityby Rachel Thwaites

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates contemporary naming practices on marriage in Britain, drawing on survey data and detailed interview material in which women offer their own accounts of the reasons for which they have changed or retained their names. Exploring the ways in which names are used to create and understand family, to cement commitments and make it... more...

  • LGBTQ Statsby Bennett Singer; David Deschamps

    The New Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Twenty years ago it was impossible to imagine the president of the United States embracing same-sex marriage or Bruce Jenner transitioning to Caitlyn Jenner, an open transgender woman. LGBTQ Stats chronicles the ongoing LGBTQ revolution, providing the critical statistics, and draws upon and synthesizes newly collected data. Deschamps and Singer—whose... more...

  • Arabischer Frühling?by Dagmar Filter; Jana Reich; Eva Fuchs

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.80

    Der Band befasst sich mit der Frage nach der politischen und gesellschaftlichen Partizipation von Frauen und Männern in muslimischen Gesellschaften vor, während und nach dem Arabischen Frühling, sowie der Bedeutung von Geschlechter(de)konstruktionen in einer Gesellschaft im Wandel. In den meisten Ländern des "Arabischen Frühlings" sind die Geschlechterverhältnisse... more...