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  • 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...

  • A People Strongerby Suneeta Singh; Sangita Dasgupta; Pallav Patankar; Minati Sinha

    SAGE Publications 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • Genderby Harriet Bradley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Gender issues continue to be a prominent concern of academics and policy-makers, and increasingly arise in various forms to be debated in the public sphere and popular media. But what exactly do we mean by gender? How can we best understand gender differences? How are current gender relations changing? What new paths are ‘femininity’... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...