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Gender Studies

  • An Uncertain Ageby Paul Ocobock

    Ohio University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    In twentieth-century Kenya, age and gender were powerful cultural and political forces that animated household and generational relationships. They also shaped East Africans? contact with and influence on emergent colonial and global ideas about age and masculinity. more...

  • Women in Global Scienceby Kathrin Zippel

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.50

    Scientific and engineering research is increasingly global, and international collaboration can be essential to academic success. Yet even as administrators and policymakers extol the benefits of global science, few recognize the diversity of international research collaborations and their participants, or take gendered inequalities into account.... more...

  • Reproductive Justiceby Loretta Ross; Rickie Solinger

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Reproductive Justice† is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics. Clearly showing how reproductive justice is a political movement of†reproductive... more...

  • African Women Under Fireby Pauline Ada Uwakweh; E?milie Diouf; Moussa Issifou; Tendai Mangena; Nanjala Nyabola; Julie Papaioannou; Melissa R. Root; Jessie Sagawa; Paul N. Tourť; Pauline Ada Uwakweh

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book brings insight and scholarly breadth through literary criticism to the growing research on women, war, and conflict in Africa. The contributors establish compelling evidence for the significance of gender in the analyses of contemporary warfare and conflict. more...

  • Fatherhood in Transitionby Thomas Johansson; Jesper Andreasson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.13

    This book discusses and analyses the ways in which fatherhood is in transition in contemporary and globalized society. The authors identify and examine fathering practices in relation to hegemonic and marginal patterns of masculinity, the concept of heteronormativity and sexuality, and patterns of segregation, class and national differences. Contextualised... more...

  • Re-Presenting Feminist Methodologiesby Kalpana Kannabiran; Padmini Swaminathan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    This book tracks the trajectory of gender in the social sciences and humanities through an exploration of the challenges and contradictions that confront contemporary feminist analysis as well as future directions. Drawing on research in India, the essays in the volume engage with the subject in imaginative ways, each one going beyond documenting... more...

  • Teaching Genderby Beatriz Revelles-Benavente; Ana M. GonzŠlez Ramos

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 37.95

    Teaching Gender: Feminist Pedagogy and Responsibility in Times of Political Crisis addresses the neoliberalization of the university, what this means in real terms, and strategic pedagogical responses to teaching within this context across disciplines and region. Inspired by bell hooks? "transgressive school" and Donna Haraway?s "responsibility",... more...

  • Digital Queer Cultures in Indiaby Rohit K. Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Sexuality in India offers an expression of nationalist anxieties and is a significant marker of modernity through which subjectivities are formed among the middle class. This book investigates the everyday experience of queer Indian men on digital spaces. It explores how queer identities are formed in virtual spaces and how the existence of such spaces... more...

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assaultby Amy D. Propen; Mary Schuster

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our understanding of rhetorical concepts such as kairos ,... more...

  • Spitzenfrauenby Annette Knaut; Julia Heidler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 27.13

    Dieser Band befasst sich mit aktuellen Veršnderungen von Geschlechterrollen. Dabei wird untersucht, ob es eine Reproduktion von Geschlechterbildern gibt oder ob eine Debatte um Chancengleichheit obsolet geworden ist. Anhand der Zahlen ist diese Frage zu verneinen: Die typische FŁhrungsperson ist noch immer mšnnlich und fŁhrt eine traditionelle Ehe.... more...