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  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 32.99

    Michael A. Messner provides a sociological framework to understand the responses of men to the changes, challenges, and crises in the social organization of gender. By examining not only what certain groups of men say about gender, but what they do, Messner helps to illuminate the various social movements engaged with the politics of masculinity. This... more...

  • Sexuelle Gleichberechtigungby Jeffrey Weeks; Karin Wördemann

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 8.34

    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...

  • Opfer Mann?by Ellen M. Zitzmann

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.87

    Trotz der Zugehörigkeit zu einem privilegierten Geschlecht sind Männer mehrfach gefährdet in Bezug auf Gewaltausübung, Opferwerdung, Suizidhandlung, Vereinsamung und niedriger Lebensdauer. Dennoch dominieren in der Männerforschung Diskussionen über Aggressivität und Gewalthandeln im Gegensatz zum männlichen Risiko einer Opferwerdung. Unbestritten ist,... more...

  • Nach dem Sex?by Claudia Breger

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 8.34

    Über das Spannungsfeld zwischen den Affect Studies des 21. Jahrhunderts und der positivistischen Sexualwissenschaft zur Zeit Magnus Hirschfelds. Leben wir im 21. Jahrhundert »nach dem Sex«? Diese Frage ist in den queer studies vor dem Hintergrund des vielbeschworenen affective turn gestellt worden. Ausgangspunkt von Claudia Bregers Essay ist die Beobachtung,... more...

  • Geschlechtergeschichten der Neuzeitby Gisela Bock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.40

    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...

  • A Society of Young Womenby Amelie Le Renard; Kate Rose

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The cities of Saudi Arabia are among the most gender segregated in the world. In recent years the Saudi government has felt increasing international pressure to offer greater roles for women in society. Implicit in these calls for reform, however, is an assumption that the only "real" society is male society. Little consideration has been given to... more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    How different are men and women, really? Controversy surrounds the question and makes uncovering the answers?based in evolution, genetics, and biology?increasingly difficult. Still, significant differences between the sexes are apparent everyday to both men and women. Whether it?s a boyfriend?s infidelity or a wife?s inability to orgasm during sex,... more...

  • Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminismby Imelda Whelehan; Joel Gwynne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    How has popular film, television and fiction responded to the realities of an ageing Western population? This volume analyses this field of representation to argue that, while celebrations of ageing as an inspirational journey are increasing, most depictions still focus on decline and deterioration. more...

  • Generational Feminismby Iris van der Tuin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict towards a more nuanced conception of the methodology's useful structures. Experimenting with generational logic as an impetus for a new materialism, this book advances feminist politics for the twenty-first century. ... more...

  • Gender and American History Since 1890by Barbara Melosh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    These essays chart major contributions to recent historiography. Carefully selected for their accessibility and accompanied by headnotes and study questions, the essays offer a clear and engaging introduction for the non-specialist. The introduction describes the emergence of gender as a subject of historical investigation and in ten essays, historians... more...