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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99
Im Januar 2011 hat die vom Bundesfamilienministerium eingesetzte Sachverständigenkommission das Gutachten für den Ersten Gleichstellungsbericht der Bundesregierung vorgelegt. Das Gutachten verknüpft empirische Analysen mit konkreten Empfehlungen zur Gestaltung einer konsistenten, am Lebensverlauf orientierten Gleichstellungspolitik. Der vorliegende... more...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 44.00
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
Shedding light on the meaning of 'passing' and 'outing' in relation to identity, Passing/Out constructs a dialogue between the work of scholars whose intellectual careers began prior to the advent of queer theory and those whose work has been more immediately and directly shaped by this approach, with a view to breaking new ground in... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
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 ?masculinity?... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
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...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99
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...