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  • In the Culture Societyby Angela Mcrobbie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie's new collection of essays considers the social consequences of cultural proliferation and the social basis of aesthetic innovation. In the wake of postmodernism,... more...

  • Motherloadby Ana Villalobos

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In a time of economic anxiety, fear of terrorism, and marital uncertainty, insecurity has become a big part of life for many American mothers. With bases of security far from guaranteed, mothers are often seeking something they can count on. In this beautifully written and accessible book, Ana Villalobos shows how mothers frequently rely on the one... more...

  • Geschlechtersemantik 1800/1900by Natalia Igl

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 48.60

    Ausgehend von den literatur- und diskursgeschichtlichen Schwellenräumen um 1800 und 1900 untersucht Natalia Igl den historisch-semantischen Wandel des komplementären Geschlechtermodells und dessen Krise. Anders als die bisherige Forschung legt sie dabei den Fokus auf den Naturalismus als Initialphase der literarischen Diskursivierung der »modernen«... more...

  • Geschlechtergeschichten der Neuzeitby Gisela Bock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 59.40

    Der Band enthält 14 Studien, die sich mit der internationalen Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte seit den 1970er Jahren befassen. Zum einen sind es theoretische Reflexionen über die Anfänge dieses Forschungsfelds, das sich transnational entfaltete und sukzessiv vertiefte, sowie Rückblicke aus der Perspektive der Gegenwart. Zum anderen geht es um eine... more...

  • Sexuelle Gleichberechtigungby Jeffrey Weeks; Karin Wördemann

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 8.63

    Magnus Hirschfeld setzte im Kampf für die Gleichberechtigung von Homosexuellen seine Hoffnungen auf die Wissenschaft, was sich in biologistischen Argumentationsmustern widerspiegelt: Körperliche und genetische Ursachen der Homosexualität bildeten die Grundlage der Diskussionen, die nicht nur in den Sexualwissenschaften noch lange Zeit einflussreich... more...

  • Sexuality and Globalizationby Laurent Bibard; Christopher Edwards

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The book argues that a universally widespread virility currently prevents humans from realizing their sexualities, which are originally the feminine and the masculine. This obstacle may be traced back to Renaissance humanism, whose core intention is to take control over the so-called 'nature." more...

  • 'Gender-Medizin'by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio; Elpiniki Katsari

    transcript Verlag 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...

  • Women and the City, Women in the Cityby Nazan Maksudyan

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 85.00

    An attempt to reveal, recover and reconsider the roles, positions, and actions of Ottoman women, this volume reconsiders the negotiations, alliances, and agency of women in asserting themselves in the public domain in late- and post-Ottoman cities. Drawing on diverse theoretical backgrounds and a variety of source materials, from court records to... more...

  • Is My Husband Gay, Straight, or Bi?by Joe Kort; Alexander P. Morgan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    Is My Husband Gay, Straight, or Bi? addresses a topic that many people may have experience with, but don?t know where to go to find the answers. At a time when the definition of marriage is changing, and relationships in general may be fraught with uncertainty about a variety of basic issues, a book that addresses the concerns of women who suspect... more...

  • Women and Scientific Employmentby Judith Glover

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00

    Women and Scientific Employment combines rich empirical data and theoretical discussion on the 'problem' of women's representation in scientific education and employment. A distinction is made throughout between 'quantitative feminization' and 'vertical feminization' - a distinction which is frequently confused in policy on women and the sciences.... more...