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Gender Studies

  • Sex Scandals, Gender, and Power in Contemporary American Politicsby Hinda Mandell

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    When a major political sex scandal occurs, it occupies as much as 25 percent of all news coverage in the United States. Even if people may deny it, they enjoy "consuming" and talking about political sex scandals. Written by a former journalist who has frequently explored the intersections of politics, sex, and gender in the United States, Sex Scandals,... more...

  • The Life and Death of ACT UP/LAby Benita Roth

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 22.00

    This book examines ACT UP/LA and their activities protesting against government neglect of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s. more...

  • Finding Feminismby Alison Dahl Crossley

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    The contemporary tactics of millennial feminists who are part of an active movement for social change. In 2014, after a young man murdered six students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and then killed himself, the news provoked an eye-opening surge of feminist activism. Fueled by the wide circulation of the killer?s hateful manifesto... more...

  • At the Broken Placesby Mary Collins; Donald Collins

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 20.00

    In this collaborative memoir, a parent and a transgender son recount wrestling with their differences as Donald Collins undertook medical-treatment options to better align his body with his gender identity. As a parent, Mary Collins didn?t agree with her trans son?s decision to physically alter his body, although she supported his right to realize... more...

  • Child Sexual Exploitation After Rotherhamby Angie Heal; Adele Gladman; Anne Longfield

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 32.95

    Written for professionals and managers working across children's services, this book examines the recent case of widespread child sexual abuse which took place in Rotherham over many years, despite cases being reported to the police. It examines what went wrong and provides recommendations for improving responses throughout children's services. more...

  • International Migration, Transnational Politics and Conflictby Anastasia Bermudez

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.88

    This book makes a timely contribution to debates surrounding transnational political participation, the relationship between diasporas and conflict, and the gendered experiences of migrants. It fills a significant lacuna in research by analysing how migrants relate to and become involved in the politics of their home and host countries, and how transnational... more...

  • Beauty Sickby PhD Renee Engeln

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.24

    An award-winning Northwestern University psychology professor reveals how the cultural obsession with women's appearance is an epidemic that harms women's ability to get ahead and to live happy, meaningful lives, in this powerful, eye-opening work in the vein of Naomi Wolf, Peggy Orenstein, and Sheryl Sandberg. Today?s young women face a bewildering... more...

  • Marginalized Masculinitiesby Chris Haywood; Thomas Johansson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Across Europe we are witnessing a series of events that are drawing upon representations of men and masculinity that are rupturing the social fabric of everyday life. For example, media reports of social unrest, misogynous hate crime, religious extremism, drug trafficking and political Far Right mobilization often have been at the centre of the discussion... more...

  • Women in Managementby Alan T. Belasen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    This book presents a realistic perspective on the paradoxes employees face when navigating work and personal responsibilities for career success. The author answers the critical question of how to achieve sustainable and rewarding work?life integration from a perspective of "both/and" rather than "either/or." While most books focus on a fragmented,... more...

  • Drop the Ballby Tiffany Dufu

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 21.14

    An inspirational and insightful guide for women who want to get it all by doing less For women, a glass ceiling at work is not the only barrier to success - it's also the increasingly heavy obligations at home that weigh them down. Women have become accustomed to delegating, advocating and negotiating for themselves at the office, but when it comes... more...