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  • "Bei mir bist du schön..."by Dagmar Filter; Jana Reich

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 15.70

    Der thematische Fokus dieses Sammelbandes liegt auf den scheinbaren Abweichungen von der Norm, der diskursiven Vermittlung "schöner" Körper durch Bild und Text sowie auf den Methoden der Körperinszenierung und -optimierung. Neue Aspekte hinsichtlich dominanter heteronormativer Körpernormen und alltägliche Schönheitspraktiken werden in den Artikeln... more...

  • Gender im Mainstream?by Marlene Alshut

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 13.85

    Gender Mainstreaming und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit sind Begriffe, die heute nicht mehr nur in der Fachliteratur zu finden sind. Insbesondere Gender Mainstreaming wird als politisches Konzept aktuell diskutiert und stetig unter die Lupe genommen. Doch wie sieht eine (pädagogische) Realisierung in der Sozialen Arbeit aus? Das Buch setzt sich mit der... more...

  • Queer in Europeby Robert Gillett; Lisa Downing

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Queer in Europe takes stock of the intellectual and social status and treatment of queer in the New Europe of the twenty-first century, addressing the ways in which the Anglo-American term and concept 'queer' is adapted in different national contexts, where it takes on subtly different overtones, determined by local political specificities and intellectual... more...

  • Gender, Rhetoric and Regulationby Helen Glew

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    The Civil Service and the London County Council employed tens of thousands of women in Britain in the early twentieth century. As public employers these institutions influenced both each other and private organisations, thereby serving as a barometer or benchmark for the conditions of women's white-collar employment.Drawing on a wide range of archival... more...

  • Framing Intersectionalityby Maria Teresa Herrera Vivar; Helma Lutz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Originally conceived by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989 as a tool for the analysis of the ways in which different forms of social inequality, oppression and discrimination interact and overlap in multidimensional ways, the concept of 'intersectionality' has attracted much attention in international feminist debates over the last decade. Framing Intersectionality... more...

  • Hegemony and Heteronormativityby María 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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...