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  • The Pornography Industryby Shira Tarrant

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Know addresses key issues and concerns about a controversial and very hot topic. Written for a curious and intelligent audience interested in the foundations and developments of the industry, the book touches on the history of pornography, landmark legal cases, the latest medical research, and ongoing... more...

  • Debates in Nordic Gender Studiesby Cecilia Asberg; Malin Ronnblom

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Celebrating more than two decades of feminist theory and gender research, this book provides an essential overview of current theoretical positions, hot topics and state-of-the-art perspectives in the field of Nordic Gender Studies: an area currently facing the challenges of internationalization and destabilized well-fare states, intersectionality,... more...

  • New Feminism in Chinaby Jiaran Zheng

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book is based on rich empirical data and findingsconcerning the lives, perceptions and ambitions of young middle-class femalegraduates, thus providing essential insights into the lives and viewpoints of apreviously unresearched group in China from a feminist scholarly perspective.The study shows how the lives of young women and debates over youthfulfemininity... more...

  • Religious and Sexual Identitiesby Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip; Sarah-Jane Page

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 89.95

    Presenting qualitative and quantitative findings on the lived experiences of around seven hundred young adults from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and mixed-faith backgrounds, Religious and Sexual Identities provides an illuminating and nuanced analysis of young adults? perceptions and negotiations of their religious, sexual, youth... more...

  • Postcolonial Masculinitiesby Amal Treacher Kabesh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the similarities and differences between and across masculinities in the Middle East and the West, Postcolonial Masculinities avoids the constant reinforcement of divisions and stereotypes created by the process of 'othering' and the problematic discourse of the clash of civilisations, examining instead how subjectivities in Western and Arab... more...

  • Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Regionby May-Len Skilbrei; Charlotta Holmström

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    There is great interest internationally in the development of prostitution policies in the Nordic countries after Sweden, Norway and Iceland have introduced general bans against buying sex whilst selling sex remains legal. In addition, there is a partial ban against buying sex in Finland. This is a different approach from that of several other European... more...

  • Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spacesby Belinda Leach; Barbara Pini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Leach and Pini bring together empirical and theoretical studies that consider the intersections of class, gender and rurality. Each chapter engages with current debates on these concepts to explore them in the context of contemporary social and economic transformations in which global processes that reconstitute gender and class interconnect with... more...

  • "Bei mir bist du schön..."by Dagmar Filter; Jana Reich

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.04

    Der thematische Fokus dieses Sammelbandes liegt auf den scheinbaren Abweichungen von der Norm, der diskursiven Vermittlung "schöner" Körper durch Bild und Text sowie auf den Methoden der Körperinszenierung und -optimierung. Neue Aspekte hinsichtlich dominanter heteronormativer Körpernormen und alltägliche Schönheitspraktiken werden in den Artikeln... more...

  • Gender im Mainstream?by Marlene Alshut

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 14.15

    Gender Mainstreaming und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit sind Begriffe, die heute nicht mehr nur in der Fachliteratur zu finden sind. Insbesondere Gender Mainstreaming wird als politisches Konzept aktuell diskutiert und stetig unter die Lupe genommen. Doch wie sieht eine (pädagogische) Realisierung in der Sozialen Arbeit aus? Das Buch setzt sich mit der... more...

  • Männer "doing" Gender!by Nicole Majdanski

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 14.15

    Das traditionelle Rollenverständnis von Mann und Frau bricht auf. Dies spiegelt sich insbesondere in der Elternzeit von Vätern wider. Mit Männer ?doing? Gender wird ein Bezug zur neuen Männlichkeit hergestellt. Speziell die Väter erhalten neue Aufgaben innerhalb der Familie, womit der Beruf für sie einen anderen Stellenwert erhält. Gleichzeitig ist... more...