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  • How Hystericalby Erin Runions

    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...

  • Buchfrauenby Edda Ziegler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 21.59

    Eine Geschichte der Frauen in der Buchbranche von Anna Vandenhoeck bis Ulla Berkéwicz. Die Buchbranche ist weiblich. Rund 80 Prozent der heute auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt Beschäftigten sind Frauen: Sie verlegen, produzieren, gestalten und verkaufen Bücher. Dass sie dies nicht erst seit dem Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts tun, zeigt Edda Ziegler mit... more...

  • The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writingby Danielle Clarke

    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...

  • The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexualityby Ali A. Mazrui; Etin Anwar

    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...

  • What Women Wantby Deborah L. Rhode

    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...

  • Monstrous Bodiesby June Pulliam

    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...

  • Wild Words from Wild Womenby Autumn Stephens

    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...

  • Women and Career: Themes and Issues In Advanced Industrial Societiesby Julia Evetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politicsby Ya-chen Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and establishment of Republican China in 1911-1912 initiated truly... more...

  • The Maria Paradoxby Carmen Inoa Vazquez; Rosa Maria Gil

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 4.99

    In a lively, anecdotal manner, the authors show how to balance old-world values with contemporary North America, whether the issue is juggling career and family demands, turning the traditional marriage into a partnership, awakening and accepting one?s own sexuality, seeking help with emotional problems outside the family, or learning to stand up... more...