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Women's Studies

  • The Center Cannot Holdby

    Hyperion 2007; US$ 11.95

    Elyn Saks is a success by any measure: she's an endowed professor at the prestigious University of Southern California Gould School of Law. She has managed to achieve this in spite of being diagnosed as schizophrenic and given a "grave" prognosis -- and suffering the effects of her illness throughout her life. Saks was only eight, and living an otherwise... more...

  • The Psycho-Analysis Of Childrenby

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.90

    The Psycho-Analysis of Children , first published in 1932, is a classic in its subject, and revolutionised child analysis. Melanie Klein had already proved, by the special technique she devised, that she was a pioneer in that branch of analysis. She made possible the extension of psycho-analysis to the field of early childhood, and in this way not... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • Sky Burialby

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.08

    As a young girl in China Xinran heard a rumour about a soldier in Tibet who had been brutally fed to the vultures in a ritual known as a sky burial: the tale frightened and fascinated her. Several decades later Xinran met Shu Wan, a Chinese woman who had spent years searching for her missing husband who had been serving as a doctor in Tibet; her... more...

  • The Good Women Of Chinaby

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.08

    For eight groundbreaking years, Xinran presented a radio programme in China during which she invited women to call in and talk about themselves. Broadcast every evening, Words on the Night Breeze became famous through the country for its unflinching portrayal of what it meant to be a woman in modern China. Centuries of obedience to their fathers,... more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space, presenting a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces and experiences. more...

  • Seeing and Knowingby A. B. Mulder-Bakker

    Brepols Publishers 2004; US$ 84.00

    The studies within this volume apply insights gained from gender studies to re-consider the way knowledge and learning was transmitted in medieval Europe 1200?1550. more...

  • Women as Producers and Consumers of Tourism in Developing Regionsby YORGHOS APOSTOLOPOULOS; SEVIL SONMEZ; DALLEN TIMOTHY

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 161.00

    Tourism has become the world's largest industry, according to the World Tourism Organization; no surprise when one considers that it incorporates the world's oldest profession. In some developing regions, such as the Caribbean or the South Pacific, tourism is the primary sector in which significant economic growth takes place. In other regions, including... more...

  • ELT, Gender and International Developmentby Roslyn APPLEBY

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within... more...