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Gender Studies

  • Home Safe Homeby Hilary Botein; Andrea Hetling; Carol Corden

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    For survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), housing is a key to establishing a new life free from abuse. Home Safe Home offers a multifaceted analysis that both values the perspectives of IPV survivors and accounts for the practical challenges involved in providing them with adequate permanent housing. As it traces how housing options and... more...

  • Seeing Straightby Jean Halley; Amy Eshleman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 26.99

    Seeing Straight introduces students to key concepts in gender and sexuality through the lens of privilege and power. The book addresses tough topics like hate, violence and privilege, and institutionalized heteronormativity. This book is an ideal introduction to gender and sexuality that encourages students to question their own assumptions. more...

  • Women's Social and Legal Issues in African Current Affairsby Victoria M. Time; Timothy Austin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book discusses the causes of women's marginalization in Africa, addressing issues such as time poverty, lack of education, poor governance, human trafficking, and cultural practices such as early marriages and bride price. It provides recommendations on policies and initiatives that would elevate women?s livelihood and societal standing in African... more...

  • We Only Talk Feminist Hereby Briony Lipton; Elizabeth Mackinlay

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This book explores what it means to ?only talk feminist here? in the contemporary neoliberal university. How do feminist academics effect change? How are feminist voices sounded, heard, received, silenced, and masked? We Only Talk Feminist Here offers insight into the complexities, contradictions, and possibilities of ?talking feminist?; of writing... more...

  • Transforming Gender and Food Security in the Global Southby Jemimah Njuki; John R. Parkins; Amy Kaler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on studies from Africa, Asia and South America, this book provides empirical evidence and conceptual explorations of the gendered dimensions of food security. It investigates how food security and gender inequity are conceptualized within interventions, assesses the impacts and outcomes of gender-responsive programs on food security and gender... more...

  • Land, Labour and Livelihoodsby Bina Fernandez; Meena Gopal; Orlanda Ruthven

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book brings together a unique collection of theoretical and empirical analyses of women?s access to land, labour and livelihoods in contemporary India. The authors recognize that gender relations must be viewed intersectionally, along with other social relationships such as caste, ethnicity, religion, sexuality and age, in order to inform... more...

  • The Diary of Queen Maria Carolina of Naples, 1781-1785by Cinzia Recca

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 91.98

    This work offers a new portrayal of Queen Maria Carolina of Naples as a woman of power with weaknesses and ambitions, and analyzes the Queen's actions, from her political choices to her alliance and betrayals. A careful examination of the period (1781-1785) covered by the diary shows that the daily life of the Queen and offers key evidence... more...

  • Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und familiären Sorgepflichtenby Julia Spiegl

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 17.76

    Zum Anlass des 10-jährigen Bestandsjubiläums der Abteilung ?unikid & unicare ? universitäre Anlaufstelle für Vereinbarkeit? der Universität Graz wurde der vorliegende Sammelband zusammengestellt. Die Autorinnen sind Studentinnen, Absolventinnen, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterinnen und Professorinnen, die eine Fragestellung aus dem Komplex ?Vereinbarkeit?... more...

  • The Ascent of Mary Somerville in 19th Century Societyby Elisabetta Strickland

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 63.43

    This biography traces the life and work of Mary Fairfax Somerville, whose extraordinary mathematical talent only came to light through fortuitous circumstances. Barely taught to read and write as a child, all the science she learned and mastered was self taught. In this delightful narrative the author takes up the challenge of discovering how Somerville... more...

  • Inszenierte Formen von Männlichkeit in TV-Serienby Anna Voigt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 31.08

    Anna Voigt untersucht mit einer diskursanalytischen Vorgehensweise Formen von Männlichkeit in der US-Serie ?Six Feet Under? und kommt auf Grundlage kritischer Geschlechter- und Männlichkeitsforschung zu dem Ergebnis, dass auf der Folie ökonomischer Krisen eine Abkehr von komplementären Geschlechtscharakteren stattfindet während männliche Herrschaft... more...