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  • Surrealism and the Occultby Tessel M. Bauduin

    Amsterdam University Press 2014; US$ 123.99

    This book offers a new perspective on a long-debated issue: the role of the occult in surrealism, in particular under the leadership of French writer André Breton. Based on thorough source analysis, this study details how our understanding of occultism and esotericism, as well as of their function in Bretonian surrealism, changed significantly over... more...

  • Nobody's Cuter than Youby Melanie Shankle

    Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 15.99

    There is nothing as precious in life as a friend who knows you and loves you in spite of yourself. Yet over the last couple of decades, we’ve substituted the joy of real friendship with cheap imitations. We settle for “community” on Facebook and Twitter and a series of text messages that allow us to communicate with someone without... more...

  • The Embodied Performance of Genderby Jack Migdalek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Norms of embodied behaviour for males and females, as promoted in mainstream Western public arenas of popular culture and the everyday, continue to work, overtly and covertly, as definitive and restrictive barriers to the realm of possibilities of embodied gender expression and appreciation. They serve to disempower and marginalize those not inclined... more...

  • Geschlechterpluralismus im Buddhismusby Cèline Grünhagen

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.23

    Die Kategorien der gegenwärtigen Sexual- und Geschlechterforschung wie z.B. Hetero- und Homosexualität, Transsexualität oder Transgender sind relativ moderne Konzepte, die sich im Verlauf der Geschichte des Abendlandes aus einer meist religiös begründeten Dichotomie von Mann und Frau sowie sexuellen Normen herausgebildet haben. Dieses unter biblisch-christlichem... more...

  • Kinder: Geschlecht männlichby Klaudia Schultheis; Gabriele Strobel-Eisele; Thomas Fuhr

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 19.06

    Innerhalb der Forschung über Kinder und Kindheit richtet sich das wissenschaftliche Interesse neben der Mädchenforschung inzwischen auch verstärkt auf die Erziehung, Sozialisation und Entwicklung der Jungen. Das Buch bietet im ersten Teil handbuchartig einen Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Jungenforschung. Im zweiten Teil werden genuin pädagogische... more...

  • Geschlechterforschungby Barbara Rendtorff; Claudia Mahs; Verena Wecker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 22.69

    Das Studienbuch gibt einen einführenden Überblick zum Stand der Geschlechterforschung in verschiedenen Disziplinen. Es eröffnet grundlegende Einblicke zum aktuellen Stand der Diskussion, erörtert zentrale und spezifische Fragestellungen und folgt der Geschichte der Geschlechterdebatte in den verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen Fächern. Dabei finden neben... more...

  • The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governanceby Kathleen Frederickson

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had long been defined in its opposition to self-conscious thought. The Ploy of Instinct ties this paradox to instinct's deployment in conceptualizing governmentality.... more...

  • The Civilian Warby Lisa Tendrich Frank

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 42.50

    LISA TENDRICH FRANK received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Florida. She is the author and editor of numerous works relating to the Civil War, including Women in the American Civil War and the forthcoming The World of the Civil War: A Daily Life Encyclopedia. more...

  • Why Women Need Quotasby Vicky Pryce; Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 7.29

    Vicky Pryce?s motorbike-riding mother wanted to study physics at university, but her family told her it was impossible for a woman. She was determined that her daughter would have the opportunities she hadn?t – and the young Vicky went on to forge a glittering career as an economist, with high-profile posts spanning business, academia and government.... more...