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  • Democracy at Home in South Africaby Kerry Bystrom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Focusing on aesthetic figuration diverse home spaces, modes of domestic life, and family histories, this book argues that depicting democracy as it unfolds literally at home presents a compelling portrait of the intimate and everyday aspects of change that can be overlooked by a focus on structural concerns in South Africa. more...

  • Perspectives on Verbal and Psychological Abuseby PhD Dr. Roland Maiuro

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 59.99

    There are dozens of ways to be emotionally abusive: unwarranted criticism, sighs, a condescending tone of voice, disgusted looks, and ?the cold shoulder,? to name a few. In some respects, emotional abuse is more devastating than physical abuse because victims are more likely to blame themselves. While a substantial amount of research has focused... more...

  • H˙giene der Eheby Hermann Freund

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.99


  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberationby Fan Hong; J.A. Mangan

    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...

  • Queerer Than You Thinkby Alexander Renault

    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...

  • Gender and the Local-Global Nexusby Vasilikie Demos; Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95

    How are gender implications different across settings? more...