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  • Re-negotiating Genderby Lake Lui

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    In Chinese societies where both "money" and "gender" confer power, can a woman's economic success relative to her husband's bring about a more equal division of household labor? Lui's qualitative study of "status-reversed" Hong Kong families, wherein wives earn more than their husbands, examines how couples... more...

  • Heilsames Erzählenby Petra Plunger

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Petra Plunger untersucht die Bedeutung des Erzählens über das Kranksein als Möglichkeit der Krankheitsbewältigung für Menschen, die akut oder chronisch erkrankt sind. Beispielhaft zeichnet sie den Stellenwert von Narrativen im Rahmen der medizinischen Behandlung und Betreuung an der homöopathischen Behandlung und Betreuung... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Gendered Identitiesby Rasim Ösgür Dönmez; Fazilet Ahu Özmen; Canan Aslan Akman; Verda Irtis; Gökçe Bayindir Goularas; Nahide Konak; Burçak Cürül; Tolga Yalur; Serap Durusoy

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99

    This book aims to analyze and deconstruct the forms of patriarchy embedded in Turkish society and politics. In this regard, it analyses how patriarchy functions and reconstructs itself by suppressing women and non heterosexuals. It also reveals its effects on women and non-heterosexuals through some societal and political issues such as military... more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers?based in evolution, genetics, and biology?increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are apparent everyday to both men and women. Whether it?s a boyfriend?s infidelity or a wife?s inability to orgasm during sex,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Letters to Penthouse XVIIIby Penthouse International

    Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 18.06

    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...

  • Set-Apart Motherhoodby Leslie Ludy

    The Navigators 2014; US$ 13.99

    Being a mother is tough, and sometimes life can be hectic and disorganized. The truth is, moms don’t have to accept the chaos or resign themselves to the attitude of “this is just the way it is.” By God’s grace, every mother can purpose not to settle for anything less than His pattern for motherhood, and His pattern is victorious,... more...