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  • In the Culture Societyby Angela McRobbie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie's new collection of essays considers the social consequences of cultural proliferation and the social basis of aesthetic innovation. In the wake of postmodernism,... more...

  • Gender and Global Justiceby Alison M. Jaggar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Issues of global justice have received increasing attention in academic philosophy in recent years but the gendered dimensions of these issues are often overlooked or treated as peripheral. This groundbreaking collection by Alison Jaggar brings gender to the centre of philosophical debates about global justice. The explorations presented here range... more...

  • The Sexual Contractby Carole Pateman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.83

    Carole Pateman is one of the foremost political theorists writing in English today. In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story. The sexual contract which establishes modern patriarchy and the political right of... more...

  • A Society of Young Womenby Amelie Le Renard; Kate Rose

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The cities of Saudi Arabia are among the most gender segregated in the world. In recent years the Saudi government has felt increasing international pressure to offer greater roles for women in society. Implicit in these calls for reform, however, is an assumption that the only "real" society is male society. Little consideration has been given to... more...

  • Surrealism and the Occultby Tessel M. Bauduin

    Amsterdam University Press 2014; US$ 123.99

    This book offers a new perspective on a long-debated issue: the role of the occult in surrealism, in particular under the leadership of French writer André Breton. Based on thorough source analysis, this study details how our understanding of occultism and esotericism, as well as of their function in Bretonian surrealism, changed significantly over... more...

  • Kompetenz und/oder Zuständigkeitby Dorothea Lüdke; Anita Runge; Mechthild Koreuber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 20.98

    Das Ignorieren der Wahrheit der Praxis als gelehrte Ignoranz liegt unzdhligen theoretischen Irrtiimern ' more...

  • Geschlechterkonstruktion und Sozialpsychologieby Dörte Weber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 18.25

    Dörte Weber entwickelt vor dem Hintergrund verschiedener Ansätze der Geschlechterforschung ein sozialpsychologisches Modell zur Analyse von Konstruktions- und Dekonstruktionsprozessen von Geschlecht. Exemplarisch wendet sie dieses Analysemodell in einer Meta-Untersuchung auf wissenschaftliche Studien an, die die Rolle von Geschlecht in einem "klassischen"... more...

  • Love Not Given Lightlyby Tina Horn

    Stone Bridge Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Combining memoir and journalism, Tina Horn takes us on a creative nonfiction romp through inter-personal lives of sexual transformation. more...

  • Sex in Chinaby Elaine Jeffreys; Haiqing Yu

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015 Sex in China introduces readers to some of the dramatic shifts that have taken place in Chinese sexual behaviours and attitudes, and public discussions of sex, since the 1980s. The book explores what it means to talk about ?sex? in present-day China, where sex and sexuality are more and more visible... more...