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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender Pluralismby Michael G. Peletz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95

    Essential reading for scholars of gender and sexuality and anyone interested in Asia. 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...