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- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 39.00
How Hysterical reads scenes from the films Light It Up , Three Kings , Remember the Titans , Paris is Burning , Boys Don't Cry , and Magnolia alongside biblical texts from Numbers , Exodus , Isaiah , Micah , Ezekiel and Revelation . An innovation in studies on Bible and film, How Hysterical is less centred on direct citation of the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.97
In der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts treten in Russland vermehrt Frauen und Männer in die Öffentlichkeit, die durch radikale Veränderungen einen ?neuen Menschen? und mit ihm eine neue Gesellschaft schaffen wollen. Vera Figner und Vera Zasulic, die beiden Protagonistinnen der vorliegenden Untersuchung, sind herausragende Vertreterinnen der radikalen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing provides an introduction to the ever-expanding field of early modern women's writing by reading texts in their historical and social contexts. Covering a wide range of forms and genres, the author shows that rather than women conforming to the conventional 'chaste, silent and obedient' model, or merely... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 40.99
The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexuality outlines theories of gender within the intellectual paradigm of the triple heritage: Islam, Africanity, and the West. In doing so, the author and editor present a multifaceted and dynamic theoretical discourse of gender. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
American women fare worse than men on virtually every major dimension of social status, financial well-being, and physical safety. Sexual violence remains common, and reproductive rights are by no means secure. Women assume disproportionate burdens in the home and pay a heavy price in the workplace. Yet these issues are not political priorities. Nor... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Recent works of young adult fantastic fiction such as Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga have been excoriated for glamorizing feminine subordination. However, young adult horror fiction with female protagonists who have paranormal abilities suggests to female readers the possibility of resisting restrictive gender roles that are presented to them... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2014; US$ 14.95
A ribald collection of bon mots on everything from bras to babies, shopping to sex, menopause to men, and politics to parties... ?I?m everything you were afraid your little girl would grow up to be?and your little boy.? ?Bette Midler ?The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing?and then they marry him.? ?Cher ?I... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
In Women?s Rights in the USA, Fourth Edition, Dorothy E. McBride again examines the policy debates critical to women in politics. Tracing the development of these debates over time in order to illustrate their historical context, McBride shows how these issues have evolved and how they have led to the policies and laws of today. She also examines... more...