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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sacred Pleasureby Riane Eisler

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Riane Eisler shows us how history has consistently promoted the link between sex and violence?and how we can sever this link and move to a politics of partnership rather than domination in all our relations. more...

  • Sacred Cows: Is Feminism Relevant to the New Millennium?by Rosalind Coward

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    The women?s movement has transformed British society since the 1960s. In this contentious and controversial book leading feminist writer Ros Coward asks, is it now holding us back? more...

  • Gender and Social Movementsby Bahati M. Kuumba

    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...

  • Genderby Brooke Holmes

    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...

  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    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...

  • Women's Agency and Social Changeby Meeta Deka

    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 Myth in Marriageby Alice Hubbard

    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...

  • Girls and Women, Men & Boysby Caroline Daley

    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...