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  • Communication and Sex-role Socializationby Cynthia Berryman-Fink; Deborah Ballard-Reisch; Lisa H. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1993. The essays in this book collectively seek to illuminate the role of communication and sex-role socialization throughout the life cycle. Section 1 addresses some important issues and behaviours that have an impact on the beginnings of the socialization process. Section 2 covers socialization later on in relationships,... more...

  • Constructing Gendered Bodiesby Kathryn Backett-Milburn; Linda McKie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 46.00

    Interest in sociological study of the body, theoretically and empirically, has increased dramatically in the 1990s. This book builds on this work by bringing together exciting and stimulating research which examines the social and cultural processes involved in the construction of gendered bodies and sexual practices. Contributors explore these issues... more...

  • Conversations With A Pedophileby Amy Hammel-Zabin

    Barricade Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    How does the mind of a pedophile work? How does a pedophile lay the groundwork that lures children into his web and succeed in abusing them to satisfy his own sick needs? As a therapist in the prison where sex offender ?Alan? (not his real name) was incarcerated, Dr. Amy Hammel-Zabin had unparalleled access to the uncensored voice of a pedophile... more...

  • Cosmopolitan Sexualitiesby Ken Plummer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    How are we to live with the wide varieties of sexuality and gender found across the rapidly changing global order? Whilst some countries have legislated in favour of same-sex marriage and the United Nations makes declarations about gender and sexual equality, many countries across the world employ punitive responses to such differences. In this compelling... 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...

  • Delinquents and Debutantesby Sherrie A. Inness

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 23.80

    The contributors, including such leading scholars as Vicki L. Ruiz, Jennifer Scanlon, and Miriam Formanek-Brunell, examine myriad ways in which a variety of discourses and activities from popular girls' magazines and advertisements to babysitting and the Girl Scouts help form girls' experiences of what it means to be a girl, and later a woman, in... more...

  • Doing Gender Discourseby Monika Jäckle; Sandra Eck; Meta Schnell; Kyra Schneider

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Welche Positionierungsräume öffnet und schließt das Genderregime Schule und wie gehen SchülerInnen damit um? Diesen Fragen gehen Monika Jäckle, Sandra Eck, Meta Schnell und Kyra Schneider nach und zeigen, wie Judith Butlers theoretische Ausarbeitungen zu Subjektivation und Anerkennung in konkrete qualitative Forschungspraktiken übertragbar sind. Die... more...

  • Einsame Spitzeby Doris Krumpholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.95

    Das Buch gibt konkrete praktische Hinweise für Frauen, die berufstätig sind und aufsteigen wollen. Dazu werden wissenschaftliche Theorien und Befunde zur Situation von Frauen in der Gesellschaft allgemein und speziell am Arbeitsmarkt dargestellt und ausgewertet. more...

  • Feminism and Familiesby Hilde Lindemann Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    A ground-breaking volume of all new essays covering the conjunction of two topics--feminism and families--that, for all their centrality in our culture, have not been adequately examined in light of one another. While the family has suffered feminist neglect, most women are in fact members of families, living their lives within the social context... more...

  • Finance & Development, June 1966by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1966; US$ 3.75

    This paper discusses the study on development planning conducted by a small group within the World Bank. The study reveals that most countries not only encounter the same planning problems, they make the same mistakes. The paper highlights that although most countries with development plans have not succeeded in carrying them out, some countries without... more...