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  • Negras in Brazilby Kia Lilly Caldwell

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    In Negras in Brazil , Kia Lilly Caldwell examines the life experiences of Afro-Brazilian women whose stories have until now been largely untold. This pathbreaking study analyzes the links between race and gender and broader processes of social, economic, and political exclusion. Drawing on ethnographic research with social movement organizations... more...

  • Women, Gender and Enlightenmentby Dr Barbara Taylor; Dr Sarah Knott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 47.00

    Did women have an Enlightenment? This path-breaking volume of interdisciplinary essays by forty leading scholars provides a detailed picture of the controversial, innovative role played by women and gender issues in the age of light. more...

  • Growing Up in The People's Republicby Ye Weili; Ma Xiaodong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    In a conversational style and in chronological sequence, Ye Weili and Ma Xiaodong recount their earlier lives in China from the 1950s to the 1980s, a particularly eventful period that included the catastrophic Cultural Revolution. Using their own stories as two case studies, they examine the making of a significant yet barely understood generation... more...

  • The Road Outby Deborah Hicks

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Can one teacher truly make a difference in her students? lives when everything is working against them? Can a love for literature and learning save the most vulnerable of youth from a life of poverty? The Road Out is a gripping account of one teacher?s journey of hope and discovery with her students?girls growing up poor in a neighborhood that was... more...

  • Framing the Brideby Bonnie Adrian

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists, and hair stylists to transform her image beyond recognition. They give her fairer skin, eyes like a Western baby doll, and gowns inspired by sources from Victorian England to MTV. An absorbing consideration of contemporary bridal practices in Taiwan,... more...

  • Sexual Assault in the U.S. Militaryby Rosemarie Skaine

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 75.00

    Sexual assault has been an aspect of the United States military historically and is today widely recognized as a significant problem with far-reaching repercussions. How does sexual assault negatively impact not only the victims themselves but also the U.S. military's strength, readiness, and morale? This book answers these questions and documents... more...

  • Iron Johnby Robert Bly

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The 25th anniversary edition of this "Important...timely...powerful" book ( New York Times ) and a pioneering work in the men's movement, combining myth, psychology, and anthropology to offer important lessons on what it is to be a man. more...

  • Gay Men Pursuing Parenthood through Surrogacyby Dean Murphy

    University of New South Wales Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dean Murphy analyses how relatedness is enacted in the context of gay men pursuing parenthood and a child of one?s own? through both domestic and transnational surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on data collected from in-depth interviews with gay men living in Australia and the United States, and news media, the book explores how gay men enact? parenthood... more...

  • Superwomenby Albert Payson Terhune

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Though his first claim to fame as a writer came as a chronicler of the adventures of his beloved collie Lad, author Albert Payson Terhune takes a decidedly different tack in the historical sketches collected in Superwomen. This fascinating volume brings together a series of engaging and well-researched biographical essays about women like Helen of... more...

  • Facts And Fictions Of Lifeby Helen H. Gardener

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Intellectual and essayist Alice Chenoweth, who wrote under the pen name Helen H. Gardener, was one of the foremost thinkers of the late nineteenth century. She contributed groundbreaking ideas to the debates about controversial issues such as gender relations, women's suffrage, religion, and rationality. This collection brings together some of... more...