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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In this new collection of thirteen essays, Arlie Russell Hochschild?author of the groundbreaking exploration of emotional labor, The Managed Heart and The Outsourced Self?focuses squarely on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life. From the "work" it takes to keep personal life personal, put feeling into work, and empathize... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 32.99
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$ 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...
- AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 32.99
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...
- 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...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Educator and noted feminist thinker Alice Moore Hubbard was an important early voice in the fight for equal legal and social rights for women. In The Myth in Marriage, Hubbard takes a look at the large and small ways in which traditional marriage roles tend to subjugate women. The book provides a fascinating look at inequality in the early twentieth... more...
- Auckland University Press 1999; US$ 31.99
For much of their lives, the people of Taradale, New Zealand, did not live in the so-called separate spheres. They lived in a community which revolved around family life and family ties. Yet within their shared spaces they often had different experiences, be that at home, at school, at work or at leisure. This book is concerned with the interpretation... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 18.13
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...
Pornographie und sexuelle Identität: Wie wirkt sich der Konsum von Pornographie auf die Entwicklung der männlichen Sexualität aus?Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.11
Diese Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit der Frage, welchen Einfluss Pornographie auf die Entwicklung der sexuellen Identität des Mannes hat. Ein Grund in diese Richtung zu forschen, ist die häufige Konfrontation mit sexuellen Inhalten in der Öffentlichkeit durch Fernsehwerbung, Plakate oder Filme. Die Darstellung von sexuellen Inhalten im öffentlichen Leben... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
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...