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  • Men on Strikeby Helen Smith

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    American society has become anti-male. Men are sensing the backlash and are consciously and unconsciously going “on strike.? They are dropping out of college, leaving the workforce and avoiding marriage and fatherhood at alarming rates. The trend is so pronounced that a number of books have been written about this “man-child? phenomenon, concluding... more...

  • Sex in Antiquityby Mark Masterson; Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz; James Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars as well as that of emerging talents and new voices.... more...

  • Whistling in the Darkby R. Raj Rao; Dibyajyoti Sharma

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 19.95

    Whistling in the Dark: Twenty-one Queer Interviews focuses on issues like. sexuality, sexual identity, marriage, gay marriage, heteronormativity, gay utopia,. gay activism, gay bashing, police atrocities and the laws vis-à-vis these. The interviewees represent a cross section of society ranging from university. professors, gay rights activists... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill; Harriet Taylor Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    John Stuart Mill's 1869 essay The Subjection of Women argues for equality between the sexes, putting forward ideas that were an affront to many at the time. His wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, is credited with co-authoring the essay. The Subjection of Women puts forward a detailed and passionate opposition to the social and legal inequalities imposed... more...

  • Vindication of the Rights of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft

    The Floating Press 1792; US$ 4.99

    Mary Wollstonecraft wrote Vindication of the Rights of Woman in response to public debate and discussion about the education of women. She argues that women should be educated according to their station, and that they could be more than mere wives to their husbands and educators to their children. The text is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. more...

  • 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...

  • The Man-Made Worldby Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99

    Early feminist author and advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman is today best remembered for the haunting short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which recounts the female protagonist's descent into madness. In addition to her prodigious body of fictional work, Gilman wrote a great deal of non-fiction, including scholarly and persuasive essays... 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...