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  • Hegemony and Heteronormativityby Marķa do Mar Castro Varela; Nikita Dhawan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book reflects on 'the political' in queer theory and politics by revisiting two of its key categories: hegemony and heteronormativity. It explores the specific insights offered by these categories and the ways in which they augment the analysis of power and domination from a queer perspective, whilst also examining the possibilities for political... more...

  • A Feminist Manifesto for Educationby Miriam E. David

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. Exaggeration of neoliberalism’s successes in creating individual opportunity in education conceals ongoing... more...

  • Gender and Peacebuildingby Claire Duncanson

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Gender and Peacebuilding offers a comprehensive and up to date analysis of how and why gender matters in contemporary peace operations. It draws on a wide range of examples from across the world to offer a nuanced account of the UN?s attempts to mainstream gender into peace operations via Security Council Resolution 1325, and assesses the successes... more...

  • Encountering the Transnationalby Meena Sharify-Funk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    When Muslim women from diverse national and cultural contexts meet one another through transnational dialogue and networking, what happens to their sense of identity and social agency? Addressing this question, Meena Sharify-Funk encountered women activists and intellectuals in North America, the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia - women whose... more...

  • How Video Games Impact Playersby Ryan Rogers

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    How Video Games Impact Players provides a balanced and nuanced look at the complex role that video games play in society by analyzing the positive and negative effects of game rules, feedback, and self-presentation. more...

  • Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfectionby Deborah Harris-Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Against the background of the so-called ?obesity epidemic?, Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection critically examines the discourses of physical perfection that pervade Western societies, shedding new light on the rhetorical forces behind body anxieties and extreme methods of weight loss and beautification. Drawing on rich interview material with... more...

  • Gender and Migrationby Caroline B. Brettell

    Wiley 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Gender roles, relations, and ideologies are major aspects of migration. This timely book argues that understanding gender relations is vital to a full and more nuanced explanation of both the causes and the consequences of migration, in the past and at present. Through an exploration of gendered labor markets, laws and policies, and the transnational... more...

  • Gender and the Environmentby Nicole Detraz

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Climate change, natural disasters, and loss of biodiversity are all considered major environmental concerns for the international community both now and into the future. Each are damaging to the earth, but they also negatively impact human lives, especially those of women. Despite these important links, to date very little consideration has been given... more...

  • Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle Eastby Pinar Ilkkaracan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the contemporary dynamics of sexuality in the Middle East, this volume offers an in-depth and unique insight into this much contested and debated issue. It focuses on the role of sexuality in political and social struggles and the politicization of sexuality and gender in the region. Contributors illustrate the complexity of discourses, debates... more...

  • Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theoryby Patricia Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Transgender studies is a heterogeneous site of debate that is marked by tensions, border wars, and rifts both within the field and among feminist and queer theorists. Intersecting the domains of women?s studies, sexuality, gender and transgender studies, Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theory provides a critical analysis of key texts and... more...