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Gender Studies

  • Domestic Workers of the World Unite!by Jennifer N. Fish

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    From grassroots to global activism, the untold story of the world's first domestic workers' movement. Domestic workers exist on the margins of the world labor market. Maids, nannies, housekeepers, au pairs, and other care workers are most often ‘off the books,’ working for long hours and low pay.   They are not afforded legal protections or benefits... more...

  • Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youthby Irwin Krieger

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95

    An informed guide to supporting and working with transgender and non-binary youth. Topics of discussion include gender identity, sexuality, transitioning and mental health. Additional resources and suggested reading lists make this an essential reference for all professionals who counsel transgender youth. more...

  • The Gender Agendaby James Millar; Ros Ball; Marianne Grabrucker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.95

    Aiming to tackle gender stereotypes head-on, two parents tweeted about the differences they experienced in raising their son and their daughter. What began as an attempt to retain their sanity in a gender obsessed world became a life changing experiment about gender identity presented in this collection of their online writing. more...

  • Mad Mädchenby Margaret McCarthy

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The last two decades have been transformational, often discordant ones for German feminism, as a new cohort of activists has come of age and challenged many of the movement's strategic and philosophical orthodoxies. Mad Mädchen offers an incisive analysis of these trans-generational debates, identifying the mother-daughter themes and other tropes... more...

  • Gender in the Twenty-First Centuryby Shannon N. Davis

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    How far have we really progressed toward gender  equality in the United States? The answer is, “not far enough.” This engaging and accessible work, aimed at students studying gender and social inequality, provides new insight into the uneven and stalled nature of the gender revolution in the twenty-first century.  Honing in on key institutions—the family,... more...

  • The Hero's Bodyby William Giraldi

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 7.49

    'One of the best memoirs I've had in years' - Financial Times At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle accident. Writing here with searing honesty about grief, obsession, shame and identity, he looks back on three generations of men from the blue-collar town of Manville, New Jersey, and tells... more...

  • Gender in Human Rights and Transitional Justiceby John Idriss Lahai; Khanyisela Moyo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.52

    This volume counters one-sided dominant discursive representations of gender in human rights and transitional justice, and women’s place in the transformations of neoliberal human rights, and contributes a more balanced examination of how transitional justice and human rights institutions, and political institutions impact the lives and experiences... more...

  • Home and Sexualityby Rachael M Scicluna

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 92.76

    This book explores the meanings and experiences of home among a group of lesbians who over the past five decades have sought to create alternative intimate and public living spaces. The protagonists who enact the ethnographic narrative are a small group of older lesbians, mainly feminist activists, residing in the metropolis of London. The meaning... more...

  • The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Genderby Kevin Nadal

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 275.00

    The   SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender  is an innovative exploration of the intersection of gender and psychology—topics that resonate across disciplines and inform our everyday lives. This encyclopedia looks at issues of gender, identity, and psychological processes at the individual as well as the societal level, exploring topics... more...

  • Women's Evolving Livesby Carrie M. Brown; Uwe P. Gielen; Judith L. Gibbons; Judy Kuriansky

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.54

    This wide-ranging collection analyzes the status and advancement of women both in a national context and collectively on a global scale, as a powerful social force in a rapidly evolving world. The countries studied—China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Egypt, Cameroon, South Africa, Italy, France, Brazil, Belize, Mexico, and the United States—represent a... more...