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  • Gender and Global Justiceby Alison M. Jaggar

    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...

  • 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...

  • Geschlechtergeschichten der Neuzeitby Gisela Bock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.04

    Der Band enthält 14 Studien, die sich mit der internationalen Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte seit den 1970er Jahren befassen. Zum einen sind es theoretische Reflexionen über die Anfänge dieses Forschungsfelds, das sich transnational entfaltete und sukzessiv vertiefte, sowie Rückblicke aus der Perspektive der Gegenwart. Zum anderen geht es um eine... more...

  • The Embodied Performance of Genderby Jack Migdalek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Norms of embodied behaviour for males and females, as promoted in mainstream Western public arenas of popular culture and the everyday, continue to work, overtly and covertly, as definitive and restrictive barriers to the realm of possibilities of embodied gender expression and appreciation. They serve to disempower and marginalize those not inclined... more...

  • Beauty and Misogynyby Sheila Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent instead an important aspect of women's oppression. As... more...

  • Under Development: Genderby Christine Verschuur; Isabelle Guérin; Hélène Guétat-Bernard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Despite various decades of research and claim-making by feminist scholars and movements, gender remains an overlooked area in development studies. Looking at key issues in development studies through the prisms of gender and feminism, the authors demonstrate that gender is an indispensable tool for social change. more...

  • Under Development: Genderby Christine Verschuur; Isabelle Guérin; Hélène Guétat-Bernard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Despite various decades of research and claim-making by feminist scholars and movements, gender remains an overlooked area in development studies. Looking at key issues in development studies through the prisms of gender and feminism, the authors demonstrate that gender is an indispensable tool for social change. more...

  • Football and the FA Women?s Super Leagueby Carrie Dunn; Joanna Welford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Women's football is the fastest growing participation sport in the UK. This book critically explores women's elite football from a sociological perspective, analysing the growth, governance and impact of the FA Women's Super League from its inception onwards. more...

  • Is There Life After Football?by James A. Holstein; Richard S. Jones; George E. Koonce

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 23.75

    In January 2014, President Barack Obama made headlines when he confided to New Yorker reporter Davis Remnick that, if he had a son, he would discourage him from playing in the NFL. ?I would not let my son play pro football,? he told the writer. Obama?s words came on the heels of a year of heightened awareness of the life-long consequences of a professional... 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...