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Gender Studies

  • "Born in a Mighty Bad Land"by Jerry H. Bryant

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born in a Mighty Bad Land" connects this... more...

  • 'Brothers' or Others?by Anita Fabos

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...

  • 'Gender-Medizin'by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio; Elpiniki Katsari

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.95

    Männer und Frauen erkranken und genesen anders. Symptomatik, Krankheitsverlauf, Therapiewirksamkeit und Grundhaltungen gegenüber Gesundheit und Krankheit sind geschlechtlich geprägt. Darf die Medizin angesichts dieser Tatsachen die biologisch und soziokulturell bedingten Unterschiede zwischen Mann und Frau immer noch unbeachtet lassen? Die Autorinnen... more...

  • 'Geschlecht' in Literatur und Geschichteby Heinz Sieburg

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.17

    Mit dem Begriff »Geschlecht« rückt eine Dimension humaner Verfasstheit in den Blick, die in vielfältigster Weise Gegenstand unterschiedlicher literarischer, linguistischer, psychologischer oder auch soziologischer Zuschreibungen war und ist. Dieser Band greift zentrale Aspekte des Forschungsfeldes auf und vermittelt interdisziplinäre Einblicke nicht... more...

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by Dr R Charli Carpenter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    This ground-breaking study examines the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians. R. Charli Carpenter argues that to understand the way in which laws of war are implemented and promoted in international society we must first understand how gender ideas affect and ultimately undermine the principle... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99

    The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...

  • "May the Best Man Win"by P.F. McDevitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 37.00

    A comprehensive social and cultural history of sport in the British empire and its relationship to constructions of masculinity and national identity in Great Britain, Ireland, India, Australia and the West Indies 1880-1935. more...

  • "Neoliberalization" as Betrayalby Shubhra Sharma

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Using initiatives by non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution... more...

  • 'Nie wieder Sex'by Ulrike Froböse; Rebecca Pates

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Gemeinhin wird davon ausgegangen, dass jeder Mensch entweder männlich oder weiblich ist. Das biologische Geschlecht (Sex) bestimmt - ob wir es nun wollen oder nicht - die gesellschaftliche Geschlechterrolle (Gender). Dieses Wissen dominiert unseren Alltag. Die AutorInnen dieses Bandes behaupten nun, es ist an der Zeit für 'Nie wieder Sex'. Sex - wie... more...

  • 'Race', Class and Gender in Exclusion From Schoolby Alex McGlaughlin; Debbie Weekes; Cecile Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...