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  • Challenging Myths of Masculinityby Lee F. Monaghan; Michael Atkinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on extensive field research conducted in North America and Britain over a twenty year period, this book challenges masculine myth making. Mindful of a rich sociological tradition that seeks to understand the social world as lived and experienced, the authors provide insights that are likely to challenge common perceptions of various groups... more...

  • The Sexual Contractby Carole Pateman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.50

    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...

  • Bisexual Politicsby John Phd Dececco; Naomi S Tucker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This anthology presents a vivid collection of essays that explore the history, strategies, philosophy, and diversity of bisexual politics and theory in the United States. The 33 contributors develop a multifaceted approach to defining bisexual politics. Through these voices, the book seeks to understand the contexts in which the bisexual movement... more...

  • Gender and Social Movementsby Bahati M. Kuumba

    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...

  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    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...

  • A Society of Young Womenby Amelie Le Renard; Kate Rose

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Gender and Global Justiceby Alison M. Jaggar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Reproducing the British Caribbeanby Juanita De Barros

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery more...

  • Feminism and the Legacy of Revolutionby Karen Kampwirth

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    In many Latin American countries, guerrilla struggle and feminism have been linked in surprising ways. Women were mobilized by the thousands to promote revolutionary agendas that had little to do with increasing gender equality. They ended up creating a uniquely Latin American version of feminism that combined revolutionary goals of economic equality... more...