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  • Gendered Identitiesby Rasim Ösgür Dönmez; Fazilet Ahu Özmen; Canan Aslan Akman; Verda Irtis; Gökçe Bayindir Goularas; Nahide Konak; Burçak Cürül; Tolga Yalur; Serap Durusoy

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99

    This book aims to analyze and deconstruct the forms of patriarchy embedded in Turkish society and politics. In this regard, it analyses how patriarchy functions and reconstructs itself by suppressing women and non heterosexuals. It also reveals its effects on women and non-heterosexuals through some societal and political issues such as military... more...

  • Seriously!by Cynthia Enloe

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In Seriously! , Cynthia Enloe, author of the groundbreaking analysis of globalization, Bananas, Beaches, and Bases , addresses two deeply gendered and contested questions: Who is taken seriously? And who gets to bestow the label "serious" on others? With a strategy of taking both women and gender dynamics seriously, Cynthia Enloe investigates the... more...

  • Sacred Cows: Is Feminism Relevant to the New Millennium?by Rosalind Coward

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    The women?s movement has transformed British society since the 1960s. In this contentious and controversial book leading feminist writer Ros Coward asks, is it now holding us back? more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers?based in evolution, genetics, and biology?increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are apparent everyday to both men and women. Whether it?s a boyfriend?s infidelity or a wife?s inability to orgasm during sex,... more...

  • So How's the Family?by Arlie Russell Hochschild

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In this new collection of thirteen essays, Arlie Russell Hochschild?author of the groundbreaking exploration of emotional labor, The Managed Heart and The Outsourced Self?focuses squarely on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life. From the "work" it takes to keep personal life personal, put feeling into work, and empathize... more...

  • Genderby Brooke Holmes

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 20.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender History In A Transnational Perspectiveby Oliver Janz; Daniel SchA¶npflug

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Recent debates have used the concept of ?transnational history? to broaden research on historical subjects that transcend national boundaries and encourage a shift away from official inter-state interactions to institutions, groups, and actors that have been obscured. This approach proves particularly fruitful for the dynamic field of global gender... more...