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- 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$ 14.95
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...
- 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...
- Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 21.99
Women's struggles and organizing efforts within and outside the antiapartheid liberation movement have meant that women now occupy positions of power in South Africa, but capitalist patriarchy is still intact. From 19 differing vantage points within struggle, this book offers a critique of women's position in South Africa today and gives new meaning... more...