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Gender Studies

  • Normierte Kinderby Erik Schneider; Christel Baltes-Löhr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Geschlechternormen beeinflussen uns von Geburt an - bis ans Ende unseres Lebens. Welche Effekte haben sie auf die Erziehung von Kindern und Jugendlichen? Vermittelt durch Eltern/Familie, Schule und Gleichaltrige sind sie bislang Teil zwischenmenschlicher Beziehungen. Dieser Band zeigt: Die konventionelle Annahme einer Zweigeschlechtlichkeit führt dazu,... more...

  • Schöne, queere Zeiten?by Martin J. Gössl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 46.00

    Geschlechterrollen, sexuelle Orientierungen und Identitäten, Machtgefälle sowie vieles mehr sind schon seit Jahrzehnten im Fokus gender- und queertheoretischer Wissenschaften. Tiefgreifende Analysen, statistische Erhebungen und interdisziplinäre Forschungsvorhaben führen dabei neue und wichtige Erkenntnisse zu Tage. Doch wie hat sich dadurch unsere... more...

  • Straightsby James Joseph Dean

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    Since the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the politics of sexual identity in America have drastically transformed. It’s almost old news that recent generations of Americans have grown up in a culture more accepting of out lesbians and gay men, seen the proliferation of LGBTQ media representation, and witnessed the attainment of a range of legal rights... more...

  • ?Through the long corridor of distance?by Valérie Baisnée

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 50.00

    Examined in this study are twentieth- and twenty-first century autobiographies and memoirs by major New Zealand women writers. Brought together for the first time in a single study, texts by Sylvia Ashton?Warner, Janet Frame, Lauris Edmond, Fiona Kidman, Barbara Anderson, Ruth Park, and Ruth Dallas are analysed with the aid of spatial concepts that... more...

  • Recovering the Female Voice in Islamic Scriptureby Georgina L. Jardim

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book finds that far from silencing women, the Qur`an affirms the female voice as protester for justice and as questioner of Theology. In this reading of the female role in divine revelation in the Islamic text, Georgina Jardim returns to the scriptures of the Judeo-Christian counterpart of the Abrahamic faiths, to investigate whether the Bible... more...

  • The Search for Lasting Peaceby Rosalind Boyd

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting the human security agenda as a policy response to the changing nature of violent conflicts and war, this collection traces its evolution in relation to conflicts in different contexts (Burma, India, Palestine, Canada, East Timor, Guatemala, Peru and African countries) and from the perspective of gender, addressing initiatives for peace with... more...

  • Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine?by Brittany C. Slatton; Kamesha Spates

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Presenting new interview and auto-ethnographic data, and drawing on an array of theoretical approaches methodologies, Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine? explores the formation of gendered and sexual identity in the lives of black men, shedding light on the manner in which these are affected by class and social structure. It examines the intersecting oppressions... more...

  • Gender and Ethnicity in Schoolsby Martyn Hammersley; Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A serious but highly accessible look at recent work on the issues of gender and race. Gender and Ethnicity in Schools raises crucial educational and political issues, paying particular attention to the pupils' experience of school. more...

  • Buddhist Responses to Globalizationby Leah Kalmanson; James Mark Shields; Peter D. Hershock; Carolyn M. Jones Medine; Ugo Dessi; Melanie L. Harris; John W. M. Krummel; Erin McCarthy

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and practice to issues of globalization. From philosophical, religious, historical, and political perspectives, the authors show that Buddhism?arguably the world?s first transnational religion?is a rich resource for navigating todays interconnected world. more...

  • Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Cultureby Sarah N. Roth

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Argues that white women, as creators and consumers of popular culture media, played a pivotal role in the demasculinization of black men during the antebellum period. more...