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- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 38.99
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$ 14.95
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...
- AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 38.99
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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Issues of global justice have received increasing attention in academic philosophy in recent years but the gendered dimensions of these issues are often overlooked or treated as peripheral. This groundbreaking collection by Alison Jaggar brings gender to the centre of philosophical debates about global justice. The explorations presented here range... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.83
Carole Pateman is one of the foremost political theorists writing in English today. In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story. The sexual contract which establishes modern patriarchy and the political right of... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50
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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2014; US$ 123.99
This book offers a new perspective on a long-debated issue: the role of the occult in surrealism, in particular under the leadership of French writer André Breton. Based on thorough source analysis, this study details how our understanding of occultism and esotericism, as well as of their function in Bretonian surrealism, changed significantly over... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 17.83
Dörte Weber entwickelt vor dem Hintergrund verschiedener Ansätze der Geschlechterforschung ein sozialpsychologisches Modell zur Analyse von Konstruktions- und Dekonstruktionsprozessen von Geschlecht. Exemplarisch wendet sie dieses Analysemodell in einer Meta-Untersuchung auf wissenschaftliche Studien an, die die Rolle von Geschlecht in einem "klassischen"... more...