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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Auckland University Press 1999; US$ 31.99
For much of their lives, the people of Taradale, New Zealand, did not live in the so-called separate spheres. They lived in a community which revolved around family life and family ties. Yet within their shared spaces they often had different experiences, be that at home, at school, at work or at leisure. This book is concerned with the interpretation... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 17.48
What do Americans love almost as much as sex? Talking about it. In their letters to Penthouse magazine, the nation's hottest forum for contemporary sexual issues, they reveal everything that goes on behind closed bedroom doors-as well as in the back and front seats of cars, locked corporate offices, and airplane rest rooms, not to mention on kitchen... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
Using an entirely new conceptual vocabulary through which to understand men's experiences and expectations at the dawn of the twenty-first century, this path-breaking volume focuses on fatherhood around the globe, including transformations in fathering, fatherhood, and family life. It includes new work by anthropologists, sociologists, and cultural... more...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04
Die Nutzung von YOUTUBE, dem derzeit meistbesuchten Videoportal weltweit, gehört für viele Internetuser längst zum Alltag: Selbstgedrehte Videos werden zur Schau gestellt, kommentiert, parodiert oder neu abgemischt. Dabei verkörpert die Plattform wie kaum eine zweite das ?Mitmach-Web? mit all seinen Nutzungsmöglichkeiten und Kommunikationsformen. Doch... more...
- transcript Verlag 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...
- 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...