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  • The Culture of Gender and Sexuality in the Caribbeanby Linden Lewis

    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...

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Developmentby Jane L. Parpart; M. Patricia Connelly; Eudine Barriteau

    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...

  • 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

    Women and men are more alike than we might think. In this accessible and enthusiastic introduction Mary Holmes explains how sociological approaches to gender can help us understand how and why everyday life is often so different for women and men, despite their similarities. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; 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...

  • Gendersby David Glover; Cora Kaplan

    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. 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:... more...