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  • Sociologie des rapports de sexeby Marie-Blanche Tahon

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2003; US$ 9.99

    Trop souvent encore les rapports de sexe sont considérés comme un sous-champ particulier de la sociologie alors qu?ils traversent l?ensemble de la discipline puisqu?ils interviennent dans tous les domaines de la société. Afin de l?établir, il ne suffit plus de s?en tenir à la notion de rapports sociaux de sexe qui, le plus généralement, est utilisée... more...

  • Hegemony and Heteronormativityby María do Mar Castro Varela; Nikita Dhawan; Antke Engel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    This book reflects on 'the political' in queer theory and politics by revisiting two of its key categories: hegemony and heteronormativity. It explores the specific insights offered by these categories and the ways in which they augment the analysis of power and domination from a queer perspective, whilst also examining the possibilities for... more...

  • Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spacesby Barbara Pini; Belinda Leach

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Leach and Pini bring together empirical and theoretical studies that consider the intersections of class, gender and rurality. Each chapter engages with current debates on these concepts to explore them in the context of contemporary social and economic transformations. This book will appeal to scholars working in the fields of gender, rurality, identity,... more...

  • Constructing Gendered Bodiesby Kathryn Backett-Milburn; Linda McKie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 44.00

    Interest in sociological study of the body, theoretically and empirically, has increased dramatically in the 1990s. This book builds on this work by bringing together exciting and stimulating research which examines the social and cultural processes involved in the construction of gendered bodies and sexual practices. Contributors explore these issues... more...

  • Gender Negotiations Among Indians in Trinidad 1917-1947by Patricia Mohammed

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 138.00

    This book is about the struggles of female and male descendants of Indian indentured migrants in Trinidad in the first half of the twentieth century, each desiring to preserve some aspects of the gender system brought from India between 1845 and 1917, which were important to their continued definition of ethnic identity and community in Trinidad. At... more...

  • African Sexualitiesby Sylvia Tamale

    Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 32.99

    A groundbreaking book, accessible but scholarly, by African activists. It uses research, life stories, and artistic expression—including essays, case studies, poetry, news clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, short film scripts, and photographs—to examine dominant and deviant sexualities and investigate the intersections between sex,... more...

  • Womanpowerby Nadia Hijab

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 39.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Passing/Outby Dennis Cooley; Kelby Harrison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    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...

  • Re-negotiating Genderby Lake Lui

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    In Chinese societies where both "money" and "gender" confer power, can a woman's economic success relative to her husband's bring about a more equal division of household labor? Lui's qualitative study of "status-reversed" Hong Kong families, wherein wives earn more than their husbands, examines how couples... more...