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Gender Studies

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  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...

  • Gender, Culture, and Physicalityby Sterk; Knoppers

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99

    Gender, Culture and Physicality explores and challenges cultural obstacles associated with gendered meanings given to physicality, or bodies in action. The authors argue that these meanings reflect cultural attitudes toward women and men and shape people's choices, but can be changed through conscious "degendering." more...

  • Sacred Pleasureby Riane Eisler

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Riane Eisler shows us how history has consistently promoted the link between sex and violence?and how we can sever this link and move to a politics of partnership rather than domination in all our relations. 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...

  • Systemtheorie und Genderby Christine Weinbach

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    In dieser Arbeit wird zum ersten Mal der systematische Versuch einer fruchtbaren Begegnung von Systemtheorie und Gender Studies vorgenommen. Ausgangspunkt bildet die Unterscheidung von Bewusstsein und Kommunikation. Die These lautet, dass die je spezifische Strukturierung der stets geschlechtlichen Person einen geschlechtstypischen psychischen und... more...

  • Einsame Spitzeby Doris Krumpholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch gibt konkrete praktische Hinweise für Frauen, die berufstätig sind und aufsteigen wollen. Dazu werden wissenschaftliche Theorien und Befunde zur Situation von Frauen in der Gesellschaft allgemein und speziell am Arbeitsmarkt dargestellt und ausgewertet. more...

  • Gender ? from Costs to Benefitsby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    Was kostet es, wenn Frauen genauso viel verdienen wie Männer? Sind geschlechtstypische Aufgabenverteilungen rentabel? Wie teuer ist es, auf das Führungspotenzial von Frauen zu verzichten? Rechnet sich Gender Mainstreaming und Gleichstellungs-Controlling? Profitieren Frauen von der Globalisierung? Was kostet Männer ihre Rolle im Geschlechterverhältnis?... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Politics of State Interventionby Shireen Burki

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99

    Utilizing a historical context, this work underscores the continued struggle within these societies between the hardliners who wish to relegate females to the status of slaves and those who strive for gender equality within a conservative cultural milieu. more...