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  • Gender Knot Revised Edby Allan Johnson

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    The Gender Knot , Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger,... more...

  • Afghan Womenby Elaheh Rostami-Povey

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95

    This book looks at how women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, both within Afghanistan and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the US and the UK. Looking at issues from violence under the Taliban and the impact of 9/11 to the role of NGOs and the growth in the opium economy, Rostami-Povey gets behind the media hype and presents a vibrant... more...

  • Gender and Everyday Lifeby Mary Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men.  Gender and Everyday Life  explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just biological organisms, but as people shaped by their everyday... more...

  • Marriage, Migration and Genderby Rajni Palriwala; Patricia Uberoi

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 34.95

    Marriage, Migration and Gender brings a gender-sensitive and comparative. perspective to bear on Asian peoples` migration experiences, both within and across. national borders. It seeks to examine how the institution of marriage may affect. or enable women`s and men`s migration, as well as the impact of migration, state. laws and immigration procedures... more...

  • The Female Eunuchby Germaine Greer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Living the Bodyby Meenakshi Thapan

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book explores the development of a sociology of embodiment in the context. of women?s lives in contemporary, urban India. Through a critical analysis. of gender and class, the author unravels the complexities that are intrinsic to. the multi-layered and fluid construction of woman?s identity in relation. to embodiment. Living the Body: Embodiment,... more...

  • Gender Inequalities in the 21st Centuryby Jacqueline Scott; Rosemary Crompton; Clare Lyonette

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Both women and men strive to achieve a work and family balance, but does this imply more or less equality? Does the persistence of gender and class inequalities refute the notion that lives are becoming more individualised? This book documents how gender inequalities are changing and how many inequalities of earlier eras are being eradicated. more...

  • The Politics of Gender in Victorian Britainby Ben Griffin

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 26.00

    This groundbreaking history challenges traditional assumptions about the development of British democracy and the struggle for women's rights. more...

  • Gender Developmentby Judith E. Owen Blakemore; Sheri A. Berenbaum; Lynn S. Liben

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00

    This new text offers a unique developmental focus on gender. Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives. The book?s current empirical focus is complemented by a lively and readable style that includes anecdotes about children?s everyday experiences. The book?s... more...

  • Gender Pluralismby Michael G. Peletz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least begrudgingly tolerate them, and why in other contexts... more...