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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 85.00
This encyclopedia surveys the scientific research on gender throughout the agesóthe people, experiments, and impactóof both legitimate and illegitimate findings on the scientific community, women scientists, and society at large. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
?A major contribution to the scholarship of gender and sexuality in the Caribbean.?--A. Lynn Bolles, University of Maryland This volume provides an engaging interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender and sexual relations in the Caribbean. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00
Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development demystifies the theory of gender and development and shows how it plays an important role in everyday life. It explores the evolution of gender and development theory, introduces competing theoretical frameworks, and examines new and emerging debates. The focus is on the implications of theory for... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 31.95
Looks at how women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes within Afghanistan. The future of women's rights in Afghanistan, the author argues, depends not only on overcoming local male domination, but also on challenging imperial domination and blurring the growing divide between the West and the Muslim world. more...