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- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 32.99
In this brief text examining gender roles in social movements, M. Bahati Kuumba shows how liberation struggles are viewed through women's eyes and how gender affects women's mobilization, strategies, and outcomes in social movement organizations. Gender and Social Movements is the ideal text to introduce a sophisticated view of race and gender into... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 20.00
Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued that the radical debates which first characterised gender studies have become ghettoized or maginalized - so that gender no longer makes the impact on creative thinking and ideas that it once... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
A comparative examination of gender politics of three culturally interconnected Muslim majority states (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran) whose findings reveal remarkably similar outcomes across borders. Utilizing a historical context, this work underscores the continued struggle within these societies between the hardliners who wish to relegate females... more...
- AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 32.99
Michael A. Messner provides a sociological framework to understand the responses of men to the changes, challenges, and crises in the social organization of gender. By examining not only what certain groups of men say about gender, but what they do, Messner helps to illuminate the various social movements engaged with the politics of masculinity. This... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95
Women?s Agency and Social Change: Assam and Beyond focuses on varied oppression, power relations and ideologies embedded in the complex yet interdependent social, political, economic and legal structures, and women?s subordination therein. British intervention, 1826?1947, by itself did not impact the agency aspect on women directly, but the... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Educator and noted feminist thinker Alice Moore Hubbard was an important early voice in the fight for equal legal and social rights for women. In The Myth in Marriage, Hubbard takes a look at the large and small ways in which traditional marriage roles tend to subjugate women. The book provides a fascinating look at inequality in the early twentieth... more...
- Auckland University Press 1999; US$ 31.99
For much of their lives, the people of Taradale, New Zealand, did not live in the so-called separate spheres. They lived in a community which revolved around family life and family ties. Yet within their shared spaces they often had different experiences, be that at home, at school, at work or at leisure. This book is concerned with the interpretation... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 15.51
What do Americans love almost as much as sex? Talking about it. In their letters to Penthouse magazine, the nation's hottest forum for contemporary sexual issues, they reveal everything that goes on behind closed bedroom doors-as well as in the back and front seats of cars, locked corporate offices, and airplane rest rooms, not to mention on kitchen... more...
- 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...