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  • The Female Eunuchby Germaine Greer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with its steadfast assertion that sexual liberation is the key to women's liberation. Today, Greer's searing examination of the oppression of women in contemporary society... more...

  • Gender in Historyby Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History : Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures,... 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...

  • The Dynamics Of Race And Genderby Haleh Afshar; Mary Maynard

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.95

    During the past decade, feminism and women's studies have been forced to acknowledge the diversities of women's experiences, as well as the patriarchal oppression that they share. The emphasis on difference has shattered the illusion of homogeneity and sisterhood which previously characterized white, middle-class Westernized feminist politics and analysis.;... more...

  • A Companion to Gender Historyby Teresa A. Meade; Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2008; US$ 63.95

    A Companion to Gender History surveys the history of women around the world, studies their interaction with men in gendered societies, and looks at the role of gender in shaping human behavior over thousands of years. An extensive survey of the history of women around the world, their interaction with men, and the role of gender in shaping... more...

  • The Sociology of Genderby Amy S. Wharton

    Wiley 2009; US$ 47.95

    Gender is one of the most important topics in the field of sociology, and as a system of social practices it inspires a multitude of theoretical approaches. The Sociology of Gender offers an introductory overview of gender theory and research, offering a unique and compelling approach. Treats gender as a multilevel system operating at the... more...

  • Gender Mainstreaming in Poverty Eradication and the Millennium Development Goalsby Naila Kabeer

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 45.00

    This text explores the issue of gender inequality through the lens of the Millennium Development Goals, particularly the first one of halving world poverty by 2015. more...

  • Gender, Identity and Reproductionby Dr Sarah Earle; Dr Gayle Letherby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 118.00

    Gender, Identity and Reproduction draws on a variety of perspectives relevant to an understanding of reproduction across the life-course. Through a consideration of the representation of reproductive identities and experiences, the book highlights difference and diversity in relation to contemporary reproductive choices. The book focuses on women's... more...

  • Gender Realitiesby Marcia Texler Segal; Vasilikie Demos

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99

    Documents the types of work in which women engage, and gender equity issues they face. The papers in this title show both the importance of considering the uniqueness of cultural contexts for understanding and resolving problems and how global interdependence affects local gender realities. more...

  • Gender Perspectives on Reproduction and Sexuality, Volume 8by Marcia Texler Segal; Vasilikie Demos; Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 139.99

    This volume offers feminist perspectives on the social, cultural and medical aspects of women as sexual beings and of their fertility, pregnancy and child bearing. It serves as a companion to Advances in Gender Research volume 7, Gender perspectives on Health and Medicine: Key Themes. more...