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  • Chinese Femininities, Chinese Masculinitiesby Susan Brownell; Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    The past two centuries have witnessed tremendous upheavals in every aspect of Chinese culture and society. At the level of everyday life, some of the most remarkable transformations have occurred in the realm of gender. Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities is a mix of illuminating historical and ethnographic studies of gender from the 1700s... more...

  • Endangered Daughtersby Elizabeth Croll

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    This unique and groundbreaking book seeks to re-focus gender debate onto the issue of daughter discrimination - a phenomenon still hidden and unacknowledged across the world. It asks the controversial question of why millions of girls do not appear to be surviving to adulthood in contemporary Asia. In the first major study available of this emotive... more...

  • Gender, Ethics and Information Technologyby Dr Alison Adam

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00

    This book brings feminist philosophy, in the shape of feminist ethics, politics and legal theory, to an analysis of computer ethics problems including hacking, privacy, surveillance, cyberstalking and Internet dating. Adam claims that these issues cannot be properly understood unless we see them as problems relating to gender. For the first time, these... more...

  • Gender, Planning and Human Rightsby Tovi Fenster

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, the authors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and be made explicit. A wealth of case studies examine the significance of these components in various countries with multi-cultured societies,... more...

  • Gender Policies in Japan and the United Statesby Joyce Gelb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00

    An acclaimed political scientist suggests that American feminists and policymakers can learn important lessons from the experiences of their Japanese counterparts. more...

  • Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650?1800by Ruth Heidi Bloch

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Ruth Bloch's stellar essays on the origins of Anglo-American conceptions of gender and morality are brought together in this valuable book, which collects six of her most influential pieces in one place for the first time and includes two new essays. The volume illuminates the overarching theme of her work by addressing a basic historical question:... more...

  • Gender and Self in Islamby Etin Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self. The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially the role of women in conception, contributes to an... more...

  • Judith Butler and Political Theoryby Samuel A Chambers; Terrell Carver

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Over the past twenty-five years the work of Judith Butler has had an extraordinary impact on numerous disciplines and interdisciplinary projects across the humanities and social sciences. This original study is the first to take a thematic approach to Butler as a political thinker. Starting with an explanation of her terms of analysis, Judith Butler... more...

  • Judith Butler's Precarious Politicsby Terrell Carver; Samuel A. Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Judith Butler has been arguably the most important gender theorist of the past twenty years. This edited volume draws leading international political theorists into dialogue with her political theory. Each chapter is written by an acclaimed political theorist and concentrates on a particular aspect of Butler's work. The book is divided into five... more...

  • The Nobility and Excellence of Women and the Defects and Vices of Menby Lucrezia Marinella; Anne Dunhill; Letizia Panizza

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50

    A gifted poet, a women's rights activist, and an expert on moral and natural philosophy, Lucrezia Marinella (1571-1653) was known throughout Italy as the leading female intellectual of her age. Born into a family of Venetian physicians, she was encouraged to study, and, fortunately, she did not share the fate of many of her female contemporaries,... more...