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  • Yielding Genderby Penelope Deutscher

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Traditional accounts of the feminist history of philosophy have viewed reason as associated with masculinity and subsequent debates have been framed by this assumption. Yet recent debates in deconstruction have shown that gender has never been a stable matter. In the history of philosophy 'female' and 'woman' are full of ambiguity. What does deconstruction... more...

  • Practising Feminismby Nickie Charles; Felicia Hughes-Freeland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    In Practising Feminism , contributors drawn from a range of backgrounds in anthropology, sociology and social psychology, explore different ways of practising feminism and their effect on gendered identities. The contributors examine feminism and gender identities in different cultures, feminism as a politics of transformation, the call for recognition... more...

  • Feminisms and the Selfby Morwenna Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    What does the politics of the self mean for a politics of liberation? Morwenna Griffiths argues that mainstream philosophy, particularly the anglo-analytic tradition, needs to tackle the issues of the self, identity, autonomy and self creation. Although identity has been a central concern of feminist thought it has in the main been excluded from philosophical... more...

  • Queer Theory and Social Changeby Max H. Kirsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Queer Theory and Social Change argues that there is a crisis within Queer theory over whether or not its theories can actually deliver change. Max Kirsch presents a challenging alternative to the current fascination with post-modern analyses of identity, culture, and difference. It emphasizes the need for a discussion of the importance of communities... more...

  • Politics of Sexualityby Terrell Carver; Veronique Mottier

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book recognises sexuality as a mainstream concept in political analysis and explores issues in the politics of sexuality that are highly salient and controversial today. These include conceptions of citizenship and nationality linked to gender and sexuality, the legislation about the age of consent, prostitution and 'trafficing in women', the... more...

  • Modern Homosexualitiesby Ken Plummer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    This book of nineteen original essays by activists and academics documents and analyses the dramatic changes in lesbian and gay experience over the last twenty years. It charts the growth of lesbian and gay studies, and examines key issues around communitites, identities, relationships, sexualities and politics. These essays, edited by a leading author... more...

  • Lesbian Studies: Setting an Agendaby Tamsin Wilton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Neither women's studies nor lesbian and gay studies offers an adequate theoretical or political base for lesbian scholarship. Lesbian Studies: Setting and Agenda aim to promote lesbian studies as an academic and political approach to both gender and the erotic, and to clarify the damaging influence of heterosexism across a range of disciplines. ... more...

  • The New Politics of Masculinityby Fidelma Ashe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions around men?s identities and power. These men have... more...

  • Working Outby Hilary Hinds; Ann Phoenix; Jackie Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 66.95

    Addresses issues of concern in the area of women's studies, aiming to offer fresh perspectives on sexuality, paid work, the development process, equal opportunities legislation, lesbian history and women's writing. The book is also concerned with the politics and practice of women's studies. more...

  • The Roman Householdby Jane F. Gardner; Thomas Wiedemann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    With the help of a wide variety of source material, particularly legal documents and inscriptions, some of it made available for the first time in English, this book illustrates the activities associated with the household, demonstrating the different and frequently conflicting roles and moral values expected from its various members: male and female,... more...