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  • 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-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...

  • From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals)by Jan N. Bremmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités . Yet historians have only recently begun to study sexual practices in any depth, establishing that sexuality is not a biological constant but an ever-changing phenomenon, continuously... more...

  • Gender Matters in Global Politicsby Laura J. Shepherd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Gender Matters in Global Politics is a comprehensive textbook for advanced undergraduates studying feminism & international relations, gender and global politics and similar courses. It provides students with an accessible but in-depth account of the most significant theories, methodologies, debates... 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...

  • A Society of Young Womenby Amelie Le Renard; Kate Rose

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The cities of Saudi Arabia are among the most gender segregated in the world. In recent years the Saudi government has felt increasing international pressure to offer greater roles for women in society. Implicit in these calls for reform, however, is an assumption that the only "real" society is male society. Little consideration has been given to... 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...

  • Vindication of the Rights of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft

    The Floating Press 1792; US$ 4.99

    Mary Wollstonecraft wrote Vindication of the Rights of Woman in response to public debate and discussion about the education of women. She argues that women should be educated according to their station, and that they could be more than mere wives to their husbands and educators to their children. The text is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. more...

  • The Man-Made Worldby Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99

    Early feminist author and advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman is today best remembered for the haunting short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which recounts the female protagonist's descent into madness. In addition to her prodigious body of fictional work, Gilman wrote a great deal of non-fiction, including scholarly and persuasive essays... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill; Harriet Taylor Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    John Stuart Mill's 1869 essay The Subjection of Women argues for equality between the sexes, putting forward ideas that were an affront to many at the time. His wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, is credited with co-authoring the essay. The Subjection of Women puts forward a detailed and passionate opposition to the social and legal inequalities imposed... more...