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  • Lost Voicesby Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 34.95

    Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes offers a timely analysis into the lives of Muslim women in Central Asia during the Soviet era, and considers the impact of the shift from Soviet communism to Western capitalist ideals on gender relations in the region. The uneasy synthesis between socialism and Islam under the Soviet regime offered many women considerable status... more...

  • Melting Pot and the Altarby Richard M. Bernard

    University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 67.50

    Recent studies of assimilation in nineteenth-century America have focused on the ways in which immigrant groups maintained separate identities rather than on their absorption in American society. In The Melting Pot and the Altar Richard M. Bernard puts to more...

  • The Decline of Menby Guy Garcia

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Why are so many of today's supermen super-clueless? Why do so many men prefer the escapist digitized world of Spike TV and Grand Theft Auto to the reality of their own lives? An entire generation of men is slacking off. The struggle to redefine what being a man means in today's world has resulted in widespread male confusion, leading to rampant... more...

  • The Fire This Timeby Vivien Labaton; Dawn Lundy Martin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95

    Young feminists today are becoming activists on behalf of many causes beyond the classic?and indispensable--feminist ones of reproductive rights and equal pay for equal work. In The Fire This Time , Dawn Martin, one of four founders of The Third Wave Foundation--a multiracial, multi-issue, and multicultural activist organization--and Vivien Labaton,... more...

  • Embodying Women's Workby Caroline Gatrell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Considering 'women's work' from two perspectives, the first of which conceptualises the labour of maternity (potential and actual) as women's work, the second of which explores the dynamics between women's bodies and employment, this title explores the debate on gender, women's bodies, and work. more...

  • The Female Thingby Laura Kipnis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    From the author of the acclaimed Against Love comes a pointed, audacious, and witty examination of the state of the female psyche in the post-post-feminist world of the twenty-first century.Women remain caught between feminism and femininity, between self-affirmation and an endless quest for self-improvement, between playing an injured party and... more...

  • Genderby Jennifer E. Germon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book offers a rigorous analysis of the contemporary ideologies of gender and places the work of controversial sexologist John Money at the center of its analysis, demonstrating the influence of his ideas of what it means to be a sexed subject. more...

  • Women in African Colonial Historiesby Jean Allman; Susan Geiger; Nakanyike Musisi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    How did African women negotiate the complex political, economic, and social forces of colonialism in their daily lives? How did they make meaningful lives for themselves in a world that challenged fundamental notions of work, sexuality, marriage, motherhood, and family? By considering the lives of ordinary ... more...

  • The Impact of Women in Public Officeby Susan J. Carroll

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95

    "[A] well-integrated volume of the best known political scientists working on women and politics.... [It] includes contributions by leading scholars in the field, and provides a well-written and accessible overview of the impact of women in office at every level..." -- Pippa Norris, John F. ... more...

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex Change ... and Were Afraid to Askby Janice Morgan Stevens

    Renaissance E Books 2002; US$ 4.99

    The ultimate insider's guide for male-to-female sex change! Who qualifies? How to get hormones. Listings of surgeons. Support groups and organizations. And much much more! 'No kidding. 'Everything' you need to know. Everything!' ?Jeri Lee, publisher Transformation magazine. more...