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  • Transgender 101by Nicholas M Teich

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences of discrimination. The first guide to treat transgenderism as a distinct topic of study, this text moves beyond mere anecdote and recommendations... more...

  • Passing/Outby Dennis Cooley; Kelby Harrison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Shedding light on the meaning of 'passing' and 'outing' in relation to identity, Passing/Out constructs a dialogue between the work of scholars whose intellectual careers began prior to the advent of queer theory and those whose work has been more immediately and directly shaped by this approach, with a view to breaking new ground in... more...

  • 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...

  • Before Wildeby Charles Upchurch

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    This book examines changing perceptions of sex between men in early Victorian Britain, a significant yet surprisingly little explored period in the history of Western sexuality. Looking at the dramatic transformations of the era?changes in the family and in the law, the emergence of the world's first police force, the growth of a national media, and... 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...

  • Seriously!by Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In Seriously! , Cynthia Enloe, author of the groundbreaking analysis of globalization, Bananas, Beaches, and Bases , addresses two deeply gendered and contested questions: Who is taken seriously? And who gets to bestow the label "serious" on others? With a strategy of taking both women and gender dynamics seriously, Cynthia Enloe investigates the... more...