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  • Bananas, Beaches and Basesby Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this brand new radical analysis of globalization, Cynthia Enloe examines recent events?Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of guns?to reveal the crucial role of women in international politics today. With all new and updated chapters, Enloe describes how... more...

  • Unspeakable Thingsby Laurie Penny

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    ?This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.? Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism and class politics as she is in discussing her own experiences in journalism, activism and underground culture. This is a book about poverty and prejudice,... more...

  • Unspeakable Thingsby Laurie Penny

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Smart, clear-eyed, and irreverent, Unspeakable Things is a fresh look at gender and power in the twenty-first century, which asks difficult questions about dissent and desire, money and masculinity, sexual violence, menial work, mental health, queer politics, and the Internet. Celebrated journalist and activist Laurie Penny draws on a broad history... 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...

  • The Politics of State Interventionby Shireen Burki

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    A comparative examination of gender politics of three culturally interconnected Muslim majority states (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran) whose findings reveal remarkably similar outcomes across borders. Utilizing a historical context, this work underscores the continued struggle within these societies between the hardliners who wish to relegate females... 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...

  • Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violenceby Demos Vasilikie; Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 144.95

    A global discourse regarding gender and violence is emerging as feminists, media experts, and social scientists consider the place of gender in episodic acts and chronic conditions of violence. The chapters in this two-part volume offer understandings of the relationship between violence and gender from the global to the domestic level. In Part B,... more...

  • 'Gender-Medizin'by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio; Elpiniki Katsari

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 45.00

    Männer und Frauen erkranken und genesen verschieden. Da Symptomatik und Krankheitsverlauf - aber auch Therapiewirksamkeit und Grundhaltungen gegenüber Gesundheit und Krankheit - geschlechtlich geprägt sind, darf die Medizin die biologisch und soziokulturell bedingten Unterschiede zwischen Mann und Frau nicht unbeachtet lassen. Die Autorinnen und Autoren... more...

  • Queer Teachers, Identity and Performativityby Anne Harris; Emily M. Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    What do we mean when we talk about 'queer teachers'? The authors here grapple with what it means to be sexually or gender diverse and to work as a school teacher within four national contexts: Australia, Ireland, the UK and the USA. This new volume offers academics, educators and students a provocative exploration of this pivotal topic. more...