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- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 11.99
Au-delà de la mode, « famille » est utilisé au singulier afin de souligner que les textes proposés s?inscrivent dans un questionnement sur l?institution familiale. Mais « fragmentation » est là pour rendre compte des diverses transformations que cette institution a subies depuis un quart de siècle : adoption, garde partagée, ruptures dans la recomposition,... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 16.99
Peint et chanté, voilé ou dévoilé, usé et abusé, le corps féminin est depuis toujours au centre de la création artistique occidentale. Qu?en est-il, cependant, de sa place dans les sciences sociales ? Comment le corps des femmes a-t-il été pensé et représenté en sociologie, en criminologie, en travail social ou en gérontologie, par exemple ? Cet ouvrage... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.96
Candid, poignant, provocative, and informative, the essays and stories in Skin Deep explore a wide spectrum of racial issues between black and white women, from self-identity and competition to childrearing and friendship. Eudora Welty contributes a bittersweet story of a one-hundred-year-old black woman whose spirit is as determined and strong as... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
We live in a world in which almost every public image?every interaction?carries an element of sexual desire. And yet it is nearly impossible for us to talk openly and honestly about sex. Talk Dirty to Me is author Sallie Tisdale's frank, funny, and provocative invitation to the conversation we've been waiting for?but have been too afraid to start.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
Sister to Sister includes essays and stories by: Meena Alexander Robin Behn Louise DeSalvo Erika Duncan Maria Flook Patricia Foster Bonnie Friedman Donna Gordon Lucy Grealy Joy Harjo Bell Hooks Pam Houston Jesse Lee Kercheval Lori Hope Norris Letty Cottin Pogrebin Mona Simpson Debra Spark Joan Wickersham Joy Williams more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
A mulitcultural anthology of fiction and non-fiction literary narratives which addresses the psychological and political aspects of a woman's body in today's culture. An important and much-needed book for women who seek to understand their bodies and find independent, imaginative ways to cope with aging, beauty expectations beauty expectations, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.00
A Miracle Everyday takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly negative statistical analysis. But, asks Marita Golden, where are the studies that analyze the strengths of single mothers, the positive adaptive skills learned... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 29.00
Since the removal of Saddam Hussein from power, Iraq has seen an explosion of violence and intimidation against women. However, as al-Jawaheri demonstrates in this original and important book, this development should not have taken people by surprise. The deterioriation of gender relations was in fact an overlooked by-product of a decade of international... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 8.99
The first book to explore the role of hair in women's lives and what it reveals about their identities, intimate relationships, and work lives Hair is one of the first things other people notice about us--and is one of the primary ways we declare our identity to others. Both in our personal relationships and in relationships with the larger world,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 65.90
Indonesia now has its first woman President -- Megawati Sukarnoputri. The debates surrounding her elevation to the presidency brought issues of gender and politics to the forefront of the public agenda, raising crucial questions about the role that women are to play in public life in post-Soeharo Indonesia. The struggle to achieve a democratic transition... more...