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  • Gender Policies in Japan and the United Statesby Joyce Gelb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00

    An acclaimed political scientist suggests that American feminists and policymakers can learn important lessons from the experiences of their Japanese counterparts. more...

  • The Black Lace Book Of Women's Sexual Fantasiesby Kerri Sharp

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    The Black Lace Book of Women's Sexual Fantasies reveals the most private thoughts of hundreds of women. Here are sexual fantasies which on first sight appear shocking or bizarre - such as the bank clerk who wants to be a vampire and the nanny with a passion for Darth Vader. Kerri Sharp investigates the recurrent themes in female fantasies... more...

  • Rethinking Gender in Revolutions and Resistanceby Maha El Said; Lena Meari; Nicola Pratt

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 28.95

    How political turmoil and dissent are re-shaping gender roles in the Arab world. more...

  • Women in World History: v. 2: Readings from 1500 to the Presentby Sarah Shaver Hughes; Brady Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This work is one of two volumes presenting selected histories from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. It discusses issues within a female context and features political and economic issues, marriage practices, motherhood and enslavement, religious beliefs and spiritual development. more...

  • Latin American Women and the Literature of Madnessby Elvira Sánchez-Blake; Laura Kanost

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    At the turn of the millennium, narrative works by Latin American women writers have represented madness within contexts of sociopolitical strife and gender inequality. This book explores contemporary Latin American realities through madness narratives by prominent women authors, including Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay), Lya Luft (Brazil), Diamela Eltit... more...

  • Maids, Wives, Widowsby Sara Read

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    Maids, Wives, Widows is a lively exploration of the everyday lives of women in early modern England, from 1540-1740. The book uncovers details of how women filled their days, what they liked to eat and drink, what jobs they held, and how they raised their children. With chapters devoted to beauty regimes, fashion, and literature, the book also examines... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    Published in 1869, Mill?s The Subjection of Women is one of the first political tracts to address what was to become known as ?The Woman Question? in Victorian society. Mill?s masterpiece outlines the social inequalities built into the marriage contract, including disparate property rights and women?s familial responsibilities. John Stuart Mill... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill; Harriet Taylor Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    John Stuart Mill's 1869 essay The Subjection of Women argues for equality between the sexes, putting forward ideas that were an affront to many at the time. His wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, is credited with co-authoring the essay. The Subjection of Women puts forward a detailed and passionate opposition to the social and legal inequalities imposed... more...

  • Women's Role in Modern Worldby Shilaja Nagendra

    ABD Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    This book has been written as a sociological treatise, which considers in great depth the changing role, status, Nature and Image of Women worldwide. Considering women from a cross-cultural perspective, the premise of the book rests on what women are, what they do and how they figure in the areas of health, education, social welfare programs, Economy... more...

  • Female Suffrageby Susan Fenimore Cooper

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    In this extremely thought-provoking work, Cooper has argued against women suffrage. She has drawn on historical, biological as well as religious arguments to contend that women should not have the right to participate in the political sphere. Many may not agree with the ideas she presents but not all of her arguments can be refuted. more...