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Gender Studies

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  • Gender ? from Costs to Benefitsby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    Was kostet es, wenn Frauen genauso viel verdienen wie Männer? Sind geschlechtstypische Aufgabenverteilungen rentabel? Wie teuer ist es, auf das Führungspotenzial von Frauen zu verzichten? Rechnet sich Gender Mainstreaming und Gleichstellungs-Controlling? Profitieren Frauen von der Globalisierung? Was kostet Männer ihre Rolle im Geschlechterverhältnis?... more...

  • Einsame Spitzeby Doris Krumpholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch gibt konkrete praktische Hinweise für Frauen, die berufstätig sind und aufsteigen wollen. Dazu werden wissenschaftliche Theorien und Befunde zur Situation von Frauen in der Gesellschaft allgemein und speziell am Arbeitsmarkt dargestellt und ausgewertet. more...

  • Systemtheorie und Genderby Christine Weinbach

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    In dieser Arbeit wird zum ersten Mal der systematische Versuch einer fruchtbaren Begegnung von Systemtheorie und Gender Studies vorgenommen. Ausgangspunkt bildet die Unterscheidung von Bewusstsein und Kommunikation. Die These lautet, dass die je spezifische Strukturierung der stets geschlechtlichen Person einen geschlechtstypischen psychischen und... more...

  • Gender and Social Movementsby Bahati M. Kuumba

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Genderby Brooke Holmes

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • The Politics of State Interventionby Shireen Burki

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99

    Utilizing a historical context, this work underscores the continued struggle within these societies between the hardliners who wish to relegate females to the status of slaves and those who strive for gender equality within a conservative cultural milieu. more...

  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Women's Agency and Social Changeby Meeta Deka

    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...

  • In the Culture Societyby Angela McRobbie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie's new collection of essays considers the social consequences of cultural proliferation and the social basis of aesthetic innovation. In the wake of postmodernism,... more...

  • The Myth in Marriageby Alice Hubbard

    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...