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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99
Until recently, the study of legislative leadership has been the study of men. Scholars have taught students that legislative leadership is transactional, a kind of competitive bargaining procedure to broker particular interests. When Women Lead: Integrative Leadership in State Legislatures brings to light the important contributions that women as... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 24.95
Why has the integration of women into Congress been so slow? Why are there so many more Democratic women in Congress than Republican? This is a book on women in US politics, with key data from primary and general election for House and Senate since 1956. It is meant for students who need a guide to the subject. more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 34.95
This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 33.95
Comprehensive in its coverage, The Womanist Reader is the first volume to anthologize the major works of womanist scholarship. Charting the course of womanist theory from its genesis as Alice Walker's African-American feminism, through Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi's African womanism and Clenora Hudson-Weems' Africana womanism, to its present-day expression... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...