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  • The Political Uses of Motherhood in Americaby Cynthia Stavrianos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    As various contemporary groups use the language of motherhood to advance their political causes, maternal rhetoric has become very visible in the American political discourse of late. Yet while it has long been recognized that women have invoked their political status as mothers to organize and authorize their political action in the past, scholars... more...

  • On Being a Manby David Torrance; Sandy Campbell

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 10.95

    What does ‘masculinity’ mean today?. On Being a Man brings together four men to consider the condition of Scottish men, reflect on their own backgrounds and experiences, and confront some of the most difficult issues men face. These include the changing roles of men in Scottish society, the role of work and employment. What it means to be... more...

  • Namibia's Rainbow Projectby Robert Lorway

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    What are the consequences when international actors step in to protect LGBT people from discrimination with programs that treat their sexualities in isolation from the "facts on the ground"? Robert Lorway tells the story of the unexpected effects of The Rainbow Project (TRP), a LGBT rights program for young Namibians begun in response to President... more...

  • The Politics of HBO?s The Wireby Shirin Deylami; Jonathan Havercroft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This innovative new work suggests that The Wire reflects, not simply a cultural take on contemporary America, but a structural critique of the conditions of late-modernity and global capitalism. As such, it is a visual text worth investigating and exploring for its nuanced examination of power, difference and inequality.  Deylami & Havercroft bring... 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...

  • The Complete Club Book for Womenby Caroline French Benton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Have you ever wanted to kick off a club of your own, but weren't sure where to start? In The Complete Club Book for Women, author Caroline French Benton offers up tons of suggestions and ideas, ranging from topics and issues to focus on to hints and guidelines for conducting meetings. more...

  • Woman's Club Work and Programsby Caroline French Benton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, book clubs are all the rage, but in the early twentieth century, social groups called "women's clubs" were more popular. These small groups of friends, family and neighbors gathered to discuss topics like history, philosophy, and art. This primer from Caroline French Benton offers plenty of inspiration and practical guidelines. more...

  • Career Women in Contemporary Japanby Anne Stefanie Aronsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Since Japan?s economic recession began in the 1990s, the female workforce has experienced revolutionary changes as greater numbers of women have sought to establish careers. Employment trends indicate that increasingly white-collar professional women are succeeding in breaking through the "glass ceiling", as digital technologies blur and redefine... more...

  • Menby Laura Kipnis

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 25.99

    From the notoriously contrarian author of Against Love , a witty and probing  examination of why badly behaved men have been her lifelong fascination, on and off the page It?s no secret that men often behave in intemperate ways, but in recent years we?ve witnessed so many spectacular public displays of male excess?disgraced politicians, erotically... more...