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Gender Studies

  • Arbeit - Sozialisation - Sexualitätby Andrea D. Bührmann; Angelika Diezinger; Sigrid Metz-Göckel

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Dieses Buch macht fur Studienanfanger_innen nachvollziehbar, wie sich die Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung in der Auseinandersetzung mit den empirisch-praktischen Lebensverhaltnissen, sozialwissenschaftlichen Denktraditionen und eigenen Konzepten ihren Gegenstand geschaffen hat. Damit wird deutlich, dass Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung in der Lehre... more...

  • Alice + Freda Foreverby Alexis Coe

    Zest 2014; US$ 16.99

    In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation?it was her motivation. Nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in order to marry her seventeen-year-old fiancée Freda Ward, but when their love letters were discovered, they were forbidden from ever speaking again. Freda... more...

  • Mütter ohne Grenzenby Sarah Speck

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?In SOS-Kinderdorfern weltweit leben und arbeiten Frauen, die als Mutter fur (Sozial-)Waisen sorgen. Hier bietet sich die einmalige Gelegenheit, die Verberuflichung von Mutterschaft empirisch zu untersuchen. Im Rahmen einer Feldforschung in Osterreich und Bolivien analysiert Sarah Speck die Praxis dieser Einrichtungen. Das Kernstuck ihrer qualitativen... more...

  • A History of Stepfamilies in Early Americaby Lisa Wilson

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 25.99

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  • Grenzbewusster Sadomasochismusby Elisabeth Wagner

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    Wie wird Sexualität reguliert und normalisiert? Die Gegenwartsgesellschaft zeigt sich im Hinblick auf individuelle und sexuelle Handlungsspielräume als widersprüchlich. Elisabeth Wagner geht dem am Beispiel des Sadomasochismus nach. Anhand von Interviews rekonstruiert sie, wie sich SM-Praktizierende zwischen einem Versprechen sexueller Freiheit und... more...

  • Behinderung - Geschlecht - Soziale Ungleichheitby Monika Windisch

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Political and theoretical conflicts concerning body-related characteristics of difference such as disability and gender are usually waged separately from one another. Correlating these in order to do justice to the specificity, complexity, and interdependence of inequal social situations promises a mutual broadening of perspectives and a deepened understanding... more...

  • Geschlechterarrangements in Bewegungby Ulla Wischermann; Annette Kirschenbauer

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Zwischen den neuen Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien und der zunehmend geforderten Balance von Erwerbsarbeits- und Privatleben bestehen komplexe Zusammenhänge. Neue digitale Formen von Kommunikation, die besonders durch das Web 2.0 möglich geworden sind, führen zu einer zunehmenden Flexibilisierung von Arbeit. Sie bedeutet einerseits Arbeitsintensivierung,... more...

  • Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theoryby Mark Graham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theory offers a wide ranging fusion of queer theory with anthropological theory, shifting away from the discussion of gender categories and identities that have often constituted a central concern of queer theory and instead exploring the queer elements of contexts in which they are not normally apparent. Engaging... more...

  • The Australian Country Girlby Catherine Driscoll

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In Australia, 'country girl' names a field of experiences and life-stories by girls and women who have grown up outside of the demographically dominant urban centres. It also names a set of ideas about Australia that is surprisingly consistent across the long twentieth century despite also working as an index of changing times. This book offers... more...

  • The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformationby Stuart C. Aitken

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Aitken examines key life-changing events to look at the interconnections between space, politics, change and emotions. Analysing the intricate spatial complexities of these events, he explores the emotions that undergird the ways change takes place, and the perplexing spatial politics that almost always accompany transformations. Aitken positions young... more...