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Gender Studies

  • Stepdaughters of Historyby Catherine Clinton

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 27.50

    In Stepdaughters of History , noted scholar Catherine Clinton reflects on the roles of women as historical actors within the field of Civil War studies and examines the ways in which historians have redefined female wartime participation. Clinton contends that despite the recent attention, white and black women?s contributions remain shrouded in... more...

  • The Black Notebookby Michel Tremblay; Sheila Fischman

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 19.95

    A young waitress recounts her trials and surprising allies in a lifelong battle against social stigma. more...

  • Spielräume für Geschlechterfragenby Esther Richthammer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Esther Richthammer eröffnet Lehrkräften des Faches Kunst mit diesem Buch neue Wahrnehmungs- und Reflexionsmöglichkeiten zum Thema Gender und zeigt aktuellen Forschungs- und bildungspolitischen Handlungsbedarf auf. Der transdisziplinäre Zugang ? mit quantitativen, qualitativen und diskursanalytischen Anteilen ? ermöglicht, geschlechtliche Konstruktionen,... more...

  • Understanding Demographic Transitionsby Claude Diebolt; Faustine Perrin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.86

    This book studies the process of demographic transition which has played a key role in the economic development of Western countries. The special focus is on France, which constitutes the first clear case of fertility decline in Europe. The book analyzes the reasons behind this phenomenon by examining the evolution of demographic variables in France... more...

  • Misogyny Onlineby Emma A. Jane

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 24.00

    A powerful and witty exploration of gendered cyberhate, this book combines scholarly literature, online evidence and personal experiences to expose the reality of the harassment faced by women online today more...

  • Antisemitism, Gender Bias, and the "Hervay Affair" of 1904by Alison Rose

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    The arrest and trial of Frau von Hervay for bigamy, which took place in rural Austria in 1904, is used as a starting point to examine local prejudice against Jews and women. The book also explores the circumstances that contributed to turning the ?Hervay Affair? into a major spectacle. more...

  • American Women on the Moveby Shelah Gilbert Leader; Patricia Rusch Hyatt

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This study analyzes the social and political impact of the 1977 National Women?s Conference. It provides a behind-the-scenes account of this landmark event four decades later and examines how conference delegates discussed the range of barriers to women?s equality, debated solutions, and proposed remedies. more...

  • Violent Conversionby Linda Van de Kamp

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 72.92

    Examines Pentecostal conversion as a force of change, revealing new insights into its dominant role in global Christianity today. more...

  • Islamophobia and Securitizationby Tania Saeed

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book explores everyday realities of young Muslim women in Britain, who are portrayed as antithetical to the British way of life in media and political discourse. The book captures how geo-political events, and national tragedies continue to implicate individuals and communities at the domestic and local level, communities that have no connection... more...

  • Nadie avisa a una putaby Samanta Villar

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Un libro para dejar los prejuicios a un lado y ver los distintos caminos de mujeres que ejercen la prostitución. La prostitución es esa persona que te cruzas en un aeropuerto y es el timbre marcado en rojo en un portal de tu vecindario. A veces invisible y a veces a la vista de todos en las mismas aceras en las que te recoges tras una noche de... more...