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  • Lewd Women and Wicked Witchesby Marianne Hester

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In the sixteenth century and seventeenth centuries it was women who were almost exclusively persecuted as witches. However, the witch craze has been subjected to surprisingly little feminist analysis. In Lewd Women and Wicked Witches , Marianne Hester reviews and develops revolutionary feminist thinking. Accordingly, she shows how witches can be seen... 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...

  • Oedipus and the Devilby Lyndal Roper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This bold and imaginative book marks out a different route towards understanding the body, and its relationship to culture and subjectivity. Amongst other subjects, Lyndal Roper deals with the nature of masculinity and feminity. 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...

  • 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...

  • Beyond Comparisonby Timothy Macklem

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    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

    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...

  • 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...