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  • Gender, State and Society in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russiaby Sarah Ashwin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    One of the few English language studies to focus on the male experiences, this book addresses the important questions raised by the rise and fall of the Soviet experiment in transforming gender relations. Issues covered include; * the paternal role * women as breadwinners * men's loss of status at work * changing gender roles in the press * the... more...

  • Gender Troubleby Judith Butler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 31.95

    Since its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture. 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 and Developmentby Janet Henshall Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In third world countries gender roles are different from those in western countries. This reality is of utmost interest for development policy makers. planners and project designers from donor countries. More often than not, development projects, sponsored and implemented by western organizations, reflect ethnocentric biases about the sexual division... more...

  • Cultures of Masculinityby Tim Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    Presenting a survey of the social, cultural and theoretical issues which surround and inform our understanding of masculinity, this book explores the interface between traditional sociological approaches and the work covered by more post-structural, media-driven or cultural perspectives. Edwards well known for his work on representations of masculinities,... more...

  • Black Sexual Politicsby Patricia Hill Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    In Black Sexual Politics , one of America's most influential writers on race and gender explores how images of Black sexuality have been used to maintain the color line and how they threaten to spread a new brand of racism around the world today. more...

  • Beyond Comparisonby Timothy Macklem

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This work focuses on discrimination in terms of what it is to be a woman. more...

  • Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945by Gail Lee Bernstein

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36

    In thirteen wide-ranging essays, scholars and students of Asian and women's studies will find a vivid exploration of how female roles and feminine identity have evolved over 350 years, from the Tokugawa era to the end of World War II. Starting from the premise that gender is not a biological given, but is socially constructed and culturally transmitted,... more...

  • The Horrors of the Half-Known Lifeby G.J. Barker-Benfield

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Now a classic in the field, The Horrors of the Half-Known Life is an important foundational text in the construction of masculinity, female identity, and the history of midwivery. more...

  • Imagining Homeby Wendy Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    Imagining Home offers a unique examination of ideas and images of home in Britain during a period of national decline and loss of imperial power. In exploring the relationship between gender, 'race' and national identity, it higlights the continuing importance of empire in imaginings of the nation during a period of decolonization. Analyzing the... more...