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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Political Bodies/Body Politicby Darlene Michelle Juschka

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 72.00

    A consistent and thoroughgoing analysis of gender has arisen in the theoretical locations of feminism, gender studies, and queer theory. Drawing upon some of the theories and coupled with the concepts of myth, symbol and ritual, Political Bodies/Body Politic discursively engages the operation/deployment of gender in a variety of sites including feminist... more...

  • Gender in Historyby Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • 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 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...