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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 24.95
The concept of gender continues to be a central issue in literary and cultural studies, with a significance that crosses disciplinary boundaries and provokes lively debate. In this fully revised and updated second edition, David Glover and Cora Kaplan offer a lucid and illuminating introduction to ?gender? and its implications, including: an overview... more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
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...
- 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...