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Gender Studies

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Discriminationby Christina Keinert-Kisin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thisbook presents and deconstructs the existing explanations for the differentialcareer development of qualified men and women. It reframes the problem ofdiscrimination in the workplace as a matter of organizational ethics, socialresponsibility and compliance with existing equal opportunity laws. Sensitivepoints are identified where social biases,... more...

  • Who Stole My Spear?by Tim Samuels

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14

    Of the 200,000 years homo sapiens has been wandering this planet, this has to be the most absurd and challenging time to be a man? How can you hunt and gather in an open-plan office? Is monogamy fighting a losing battle against testes size? Why do men make up 95% of FTSE CEOs yet 95% of the prison population? Trapped in bodies barely changed... more...

  • Man Upby Rebecca Asher

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14

    What does it mean to be a man today? Much is being done to change negative female stereotypes but we still expect that big boys don?t cry, strong and silent types get the girl, and that there is such a thing as a ?real man?. Man Up challenges the accepted rules of masculinity. It confronts the reasons why boys are three times more likely than girls... more...

  • We Were Feminists Onceby Andi Zeisler

    PublicAffairs 2016; US$ 26.99

    Feminism has sold out, or so argues Andi Zeisler, the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine: Today?s feminism is a choose-your-own adventure story. Women can choose which aspects of feminist empowerment sound the sexiest, and hype those to the exclusion of more urgent political concerns. Today, feminism is no longer a dirty word,... more...

  • Hadrian?s Rageby Patricia-Marie Budd

    Clink Street Publishing 2016; US$ 5.82

    What if accepting yourself meant being rejected by everyone you knew? In the twenty-second century, the country of Hadrian struggles to be an example to the world while continuing its isolationist policy. It is a country where being homosexual is the norm and preferred sexual orientation, while heterosexuals are blamed for overpopulating the earth... more...

  • Hadrian?s Loverby Patricia-Marie Budd

    Clink Street Publishing 2016; US$ 5.82

    What if you lived in a world where homosexuality was the norm and all forms of heterosexual behavior were illegal? Hadrian's Lover is set in the near future at a time when the human population has grown to such excess that the earth is no longer able to sustain humanity's astronomical numbers. Poverty, starvation, and disease are rampant. Only the... more...

  • The Hunting Groundby Kirby Dick; Amy Ziering; Constance Matthiessen; Lena Dunham

    Hot Books 2016; US$ 21.99

    The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about outof-control fraternities, to the ?mattress protests? by female students at Columbia University and other colleges. The Hunting Ground, the new documentary by award-winning filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, has taken this debate to a new level, becoming... more...

  • Traversing Genderby Lee Harrington

    Mystic Productions Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    In the current age of gender identity and transgender awareness, many questions are coming to light for everyone. Whether brought about by media and cultural attention or personal journeys, individuals who have never heard of transgender, transsexual, or gender variant people can feel lost or confused. Information can be hard to find, and is often... more...

  • Child's Playby Michael A. Messner; Michela Musto; Don Sabo; Phil Veliz; Douglas Hartmann; Alex Manning; Cheryl Cooky; Lauren Rauscher; Toben F Nelson; Jeffrey Montez de Oca; Jeffrey Scholes; Brandon Meyer; Murray J. N. Drummond; Chelsey Thul; Nicole M. LaVoi; Torrie Hazelwood; Fatimah Hussein; Ann Travers; Michael Kehler; A. James McKeever; William A. Corsaro

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Is sport good for kids? Child?s Play presents a nuanced examination of this question, considering not only the physical impacts of youth athletics, but its psychological and social ramifications as well. The eleven original scholarly essays in this collection provide a probing look into how sports?in community athletic leagues, in schools, and even... more...

  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault in Popular Cultureby Laura Finley

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    Incidences of domestic abuse and sexual assault aren't only commonplace nationwide and the source of a shockingly large number of serious injuries and death; they're also problems that are often subject to myths and misleading depictions in popular culture and media. The author of this important book seeks to shed light on the situation by examining... more...