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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 of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 26.95
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...
- 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...
- 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$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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...
- Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 29.99
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...
- SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 33.00
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...
- 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$ 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...