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  • 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...

  • Neue Wege - Gleiche Chancenby Ute Klammer; Markus Motz

    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...

  • 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

    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...

  • Das paradoxe Geschlechtby Gesa Lindemann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Was bestimmt das Geschlecht? Die Gene? Das Gehirn? Die soziale Interaktion? Ist Geschlecht natürlich oder gibt es eine zweigeschlechtliche soziale Ordnung, die beständig in sozialen Interaktionen reproduziert werden muss? Auf solche Fragen kann ein Blick auf die soziale Realität der Geschlechtsveränderung von Transsexuellen eine Antwort geben. Sie... 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$ 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... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    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...

  • Gender, Culture, and Physicalityby Sterk; Knoppers

    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...