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  • Gender Myths and Feminist Fablesby Andrea Cornwall; Elizabeth Harrison; Ann Whitehead

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    This collection brings together leading feminist thinkers who examine the struggles for interpretive power which underlies international development. Questions why the insights from years of feminist gender and development research are so often turned into ‘gender myths’ and ‘feminist fables’: women are more likely to care... more...

  • Embodying Genderby Alexandra Howson

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 56.00

    Embodying Gender provides students and academics with a critical overview of body concepts in both sociology and in feminism. Previously, sociologists have attempted to gender the body and feminists have attempted to embody gender but Alexandra Howson's accessible new text draws these two literatures together, pointing to ways of integrating feminist... more...

  • Gender and Sexualityby Chris Beasley

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 61.00

    Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives and draws out the interconnections between the subfields of study. The result is an extremely accessible introduction... more...

  • 50 Key Concepts in Gender Studiesby Jane Pilcher; Imelda Whelehan

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 52.95

    Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan provide a comprehensive account of gender studies - what it is and how it originated. Their selection of topics is authoritative and reflect the complex, multi-faceted nature of the field in an accessible dictionary format. more...

  • Sexuality, Gender and Powerby Anna G. Jónasdóttir; Valerie Bryson; Kathleen B. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    Bringing together essays by a distinguished international group of leading and emerging scholars of sexuality and gender, this stimulating and accessible collection explores a range of theoretical and "real world" perspectives current in the field. Treating these approaches as complementary, Sexuality, Gender and Power fosters critical conversations... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Religion, Gender, and Culture in the Pre-Modern Worldby Alexandra Cuffel; Brian Britt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This book compares shifting formulations of gender, interfaith, and ethnic relations in the Near East, Europe, the Americas, and Africa from antiquity to the nineteenth century. Contributors address three areas in pre-modern gender, religious, and cultural encounters: depictions of homosexual and transgendered behaviors, conceptualizations of femininity... 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...