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Gender Studies

  • Testosterone Rexby Cordelia Fine

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.99

    A landmark new book from Cordelia Fine, author of the hugely influential Delusions of Gender more...

  • Flâneuseby Lauren Elkin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 18.90

    Financial Times , New Statesman and The Guardian Best Books of 2016 Huffington Post 33 Titles To Add To Your Shelf The flâneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flâneuse who captures the imagination of the cultural critic Lauren Elkin.... more...

  • Women and Buddhist Philosophyby Jin Y. Park

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    Why and how do women engage with Buddhism and philosophy? The present volume aims to answer these questions by examining the life and philosophy of a Korean Zen Buddhist nun, Kim Iry?p (1896?1971). The daughter of a pastor, Iry?p began questioning Christian doctrine as a teenager. In a few years, she became increasingly involved in women?s movements... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of Missoulaby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Missoula tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Jon Krakauer?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of Missoula by Jon Krakauer includes:... more...

  • Critical Whitenessby Martina Tißberger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.21

    Martina Tißberger analysiert anhand einer qualitativen empirischen Studie, wie sich Widerspruchsverhältnisse des Rassismus und Sexismus in der psychotherapeutischen und psychosozialen Arbeit auswirken und wie Fachkräfte damit umgehen. Aus der Perspektive von Critical Whiteness als Epistemologiekritik und als Praxis hegemonialer Selbstreflexion werden... more...

  • Transitioning Togetherby Wenn B. Lawson; Beatrice M. Lawson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    This heartfelt, honest memoir tracks Wenn Lawson's transition from female to male and the effect it had on his relationship. Co-written by Wenn and his partner, Beatrice, the book explores the highs and lows of their journey and how they arrived at a point of acceptance and celebration of their individual identities and identity as a couple. more...

  • Trans*Amby Joseph McClellan

    Stone Bridge Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    It is critical for trans-amorous people to hold themselves accountable in a world that is unfriendly to their trans* lovers. more...

  • Gendering Drugsby Ericka Johnson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book, by bringing together critical pharmaceutical studies and feminist technoscience studies, explores the way drugs produce sexed and/or gendered identities for those who take ? or resist ? them, and how feminist technoscience studies can contribute a theoretical lens with which to observe sex and gender in the pharmaceuticalization processes.... more...

  • Religion und Geschlechterordnungenby Kornelia Sammet; Friederike Benthaus-Apel; Christel Gärtner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.68

    Die Beiträge in diesem Sammelband untersuchen das Verhältnis von Religion und Geschlechterordnungen in verschiedenen religiösen und kulturellen Kontexten. Auf der Basis von Fallstudien, Auswertungen von Survey-Daten oder theoretischen Reflexionen gehen die Autorinnen und Autoren der Frage nach, wie sich eine zunehmende gesellschaftliche Säkularisierung... more...

  • Organized White Women and the Challenge of Racial Integration, 1945-1965by Helen Laville

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This monograph asserts that the troubled history of segregation within American women?s associations created a legacy of racial exclusivity and privilege. While acknowledging the progressive potential of women?s associations and the extent to which they created a legitimate outlet for American women?s public activism, it explores how and why such organizations... more...