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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95
What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti?black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra?servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel?followed close... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 23.98
Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, idiot and feminist. On the 30th of April 2012, a man farted in the Women?s Studies Section of a bookshop and it changed her life forever. A Book For Her details Christie?s twelve years of anonymous toil in the bowels of stand-up comedy and the sudden epiphany that made her, unbelievably, one of the most... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Married or Single? , published in 1857, was Catharine Maria Sedgwick?s final novel and a fitting climax to the career of one of antebellum America?s first and most successful woman writers. Insisting on women?s right to choose whether to marry, Married or Single? rejects the stigma of spinsterhood and offers readers a wider range of options for... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
Valerie M. Hudson is professor and George H. W. Bush Chair at The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. She is the author or editor of several books and coauthor of Sex and World Peace and Bare Branches: The Security Implications of Asia's Surplus Male Population, which won the American Association of Publishers Award... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Critical assessments of Elizabeth Gaskell have tended to emphasise the regional and provincial aspects of her writing, but the scope of her influence extended across the globe. Building on theories of space and place, the contributors to this collection bring a variety of geographical, industrial, psychological, and spatial perspectives to bear on... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Although literary-historical studies have often focused on the range of dissenting religious groups and writers that flourished during the English Revolution, they have rarely had much to say about seventeenth-century Baptists, or, indeed, Baptist women. Baptist Women?s Writings in Revolutionary Culture, 1640-1680 fills that gap, exploring how female... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
From the perennially young, precocious figure of 'little orphan Annie' to the physical and vocal ageing of the eighteenth-century castrato, interlinked cultural constructions of age and gender are central to the historical and contemporary depiction of creative activity and its audiences. Gender, Age and Musical Creativity takes an interdisciplinary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
The Russian Great Reforms of the 1860s were the last major modernizing effort by the Romanov dynasty. From 1855 to 1861, Grand Duchess Elena, born Princess Charlotte of Württemberg (1807-1873), acted as the spokeswoman for the reform-minded circles of Russian society, bringing before her nephew Emperor Alexander II a group of civic-minded experts... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management provides an international overview of current practice and theory surrounding gendered employment in management, illustrating the impact of gender on key stages of career development. more...