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Gender Studies

  • "Anne of Green Gables," My Daughter, and Meby Lorilee Craker

    Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 15.99

    A charming and heartwarming true story for anyone who has ever longed for a place to belong. “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me is a witty romp through the classic novel; a visit to the magical shores of Prince Edward Island; and a poignant personal tale of love, faith, and loss. And it all started with a simple question: “What’s... more...

  • "Bei mir bist du schön..."by Dagmar Filter; Jana Reich

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 29.99

    Der thematische Fokus dieses Sammelbandes liegt auf den scheinbaren Abweichungen von der Norm, der diskursiven Vermittlung "schöner" Körper durch Bild und Text sowie auf den Methoden der Körperinszenierung und -optimierung. Neue Aspekte hinsichtlich dominanter heteronormativer Körpernormen und alltägliche Schönheitspraktiken werden in den Artikeln... more...

  • "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 H. 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$ 29.19

    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$ 35.68

    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; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 44.99

    This volume depicts the changing attitudes towards domesticity in this country, from widespread reverence for the home in the nineteenth century to the lack of respect and attention that housewives have received and continue to receive in this century. Examining novels, letters, popular magazines, and cookbooks, Matthews argues that the culture of... more...

  • "Keep the Damned Women Out"by Nancy Weiss Malkiel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater,... 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...