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- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
China's countryside is being transformed by rapid, far-reaching development. This wide-reaching and multidisciplinary book questions whether gender politics are changing in response to this development, and explores how gender politics inform and are reproduced or reconfigured in the languages, knowledge, processes and practices of development in rural... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 49.50
As a region, Southeast Asia has undergone enormous economic and social changes in the last few decades. Women as a collective have seen their lives transformed as a result of rapid development and economic growth. In exploring the progress made by Southeast Asian men and women, this book seeks to answer the following questions: (a) In what areas have... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
Life in the Great Depression — long lines of unemployed, soup kitchens, men riding the rails, public works projects — these are the graphic images of the Great Depression of the 1930s, popularized by the press and seared into our memories. But outside of a few distinctive stories gathered from the oral and anecdotal writings on strategies... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 14.95
In Raging Gracefully, women just like you give voice to the unique challenges and choices that color this glorious yet gut-wrenching time of life. This engaging, endearing collection of true-life stories reveals the guts and glory of women old enough to know who they are--and run with it: a grieving widow of forty-nine experiences the healing powers... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95
The good news is: You've got a date. The bad news is: Your mother sent him. Picture this: Mom swears she's found "the one" for you, her baby girl, and you end up on the date from hell. If you've been there, done that , you'll appreciate the dating catch-22 that is Have I Got a Guy for You . In this take-no-prisoners collection of hilarious, wince-inducing... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Sind Frauen in Deutschland gleichberechtigt? Ja, meint Marianne Neuwöhner, zumindest, was den Bereich der Bildung angeht. Alle anderen Bereiche des Lebens halten trotz Gleichstellung im Grundgesetz vielfältige Benachteiligungen bereit. Ausgehend von einem Überblick über die geschichtliche Entwicklung der Frauenrechte zeigt die Autorin auf, worin die... more...
- Algonquin Books 2004; US$ 16.95
They were smart. Sassy. Daring. Exotic. Eclectic. Sexy. And influential. One could call them the first divas--and they ran absolutely wild. They were poets, actresses, singers, artists, journalists, publishers, baronesses, and benefactresses. They were thinkers and they were drinkers. They eschewed the social conventions expected of them--to be wives... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 36.95
With the collapse of communism, a new world seemed to open for the peoples of East Central Europe. The possibilities this world presented, and the costs it exacted, have been experienced differently by men and women. Susan Gal and Gail Kligman explore these differences through a probing analysis of the role of gender in reshaping politics and social... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2012; US$ 15.99
In this groundbreaking collection, American Muslim women writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their real-life tales of flirting, dating, longing, and sex. Their stories show just how varied the search for love can befrom singles' events and college flirtations to arranged marriages, all with a uniquely Muslim twist. These heartfelt tales are... more...