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  • Frauen in den Naturwissenschaftenby Kirsti Dautzenberg; Doris Fay; Patricia Graf

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 29.99

    Der Sammelband befasst sich mit der Situation von Wissenschaftlerinnen in der deutschen außerhochschulischen Forschung, speziell in den Naturwissenschaften. Die Beiträge des vorliegenden Sammelbands zeigen die deutliche Geschlechterdifferenz hinsichtlich wissenschaftlicher Karriereverläufe. Die Autorinnen nehmen die Forschungsumgebung der WissenschaftlerInnen... more...

  • Womanpowerby Nadia Hijab

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Womanpower unveils the lively but little-reported debate on women's position in the modern Arab world. It paints a picture drawn from individual stories as well as from national development programmes and attempts to explain why the process of social change in the region has been slow and uneven by linking it to political and economic developments.... more...

  • Transgender 101by Nicholas M Teich

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences of discrimination. The first guide to treat transgenderism as a distinct topic of study, this text moves beyond mere anecdote and recommendations... more...

  • A People Strongerby Suneeta Singh; Sangita Dasgupta; Pallav Patankar; Minati Sinha

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    The discourse on sexuality and alternate sexualities in India's public space has grown in volume, and those who practice same-sex relations have become more visible. Among these are the MSM (men who have sex with men) and TG (transgender) groups. A People Stronger provides a comprehensive analysis of the collectivization efforts of these groups... more...

  • Genderby Harriet Bradley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Gender issues continue to be a prominent concern of academics and policy-makers, and increasingly arise in various forms to be debated in the public sphere and popular media. But what exactly do we mean by gender? How can we best understand gender differences? How are current gender relations changing? What new paths are ‘femininity’ and... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...

  • Gender, Culture, and Physicalityby Sterk; Knoppers

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 82.99

    Gender, Culture and Physicality explores and challenges cultural obstacles associated with gendered meanings given to physicality, or bodies in action. The authors argue that these meanings reflect cultural attitudes toward women and men and shape people's choices, but can be changed through conscious "degendering." more...

  • Einsame Spitzeby Doris Krumpholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 44.99

    Das Buch gibt konkrete praktische Hinweise für Frauen, die berufstätig sind und aufsteigen wollen. Dazu werden wissenschaftliche Theorien und Befunde zur Situation von Frauen in der Gesellschaft allgemein und speziell am Arbeitsmarkt dargestellt und ausgewertet. more...

  • Geschlechterdifferenzierungen im Horizont der Gleichheitby Regine Gildemeister; Kai-Olaf Maiwald; Claudia Scheid; Elisabeth Seyfarth-Konau

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 54.99

    Welche Bedeutung haben Geschlechterdifferenzierungen im Berufsfeld Familienrecht? Die Befunde zu Verteilungsdaten und Segregationseffekten, zu Berufsbiografien und Karriereverläufen sowie zur familienrechtlichen Fallbearbeitung zeigen, dass Geschlecht als differenzierende Dimension von ubiquitärer Bedeutung ist, ohne Differenzen im klassischen Sinne... more...

  • Gender ? from Costs to Benefitsby Ursula Pasero

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 54.99

    Was kostet es, wenn Frauen genauso viel verdienen wie Männer? Sind geschlechtstypische Aufgabenverteilungen rentabel? Wie teuer ist es, auf das Führungspotenzial von Frauen zu verzichten? Rechnet sich Gender Mainstreaming und Gleichstellungs-Controlling? Profitieren Frauen von der Globalisierung? Was kostet Männer ihre Rolle im Geschlechterverhältnis?... more...