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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender in Historyby Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • 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 and Choice in Education and Occupationby John Radford

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Despite many years of equality of choice, boys and girls continue to differ in both the subjects they study at school and later in the careers they decide to pursue. In this collection of papers by leading researchers from academic and practitioner backgrounds, the current evidence from a range of fields is reviewed. Drawing on both their own original... more...

  • Imaginary Bodiesby Moira Gatens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Moira Gatens investigates the ways in which differently sexed bodies can occupy the same social or political space. Representations of sexual difference have unacknowledged philosophical roots which cannot be dismissed as a superficial bias on the part of the philosopher, nor removed without destroying the coherence of the philosophical system concerned.... more...

  • Judith Butlerby Sara Salih

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 24.95

    Since the publication of Gender Trouble in 1990, Judith Butler has revolutionised our understanding of identities and the ways in which they are constructed. This volume examines her critical thought through key texts, touching upon such issues as: * The subject * Gender * Sex * Language * The Psyche With clear discussions of the context and impact... more...

  • Gender, Power and Relationshipsby Charlotte Burck; Bebe Speed

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    Gender, Power and Relationships is a follow-up volume to Gender and Power in Families (Routledge 1989) which marked a milestone in the application of feminist thinking to therapeutic work with families, bringing new ideas to students, trainers and professionals. Contributions from leading practitioners demonstrate how feminist ideas have been... more...

  • Gender, Politics and the Stateby Vicky Randall; Georgina Waylen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Over the last two decades our understanding of the relationship of gender, politics and the state has been transformed almost beyond recognition by the mutual interrogation of feminism and political science. This volume provides an overview of this dynamic and growing field, which reflects both its expanding empirical scope and the accompanying theoretical... more...