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  • Sex, Gender and Scienceby Professor Myra J. Hird

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 44.00

    In Sex, Gender and Science , Myra Hird outlines the social study of science and nature, specifically in relation to 'sex', sex 'differences' and sexuality. She examines how Western understandings of 'sex' are based less upon understanding material sex differences, than on a discourse that emphasizes sex dichotomy over sex diversity and argues for... more...

  • Luce Irigaray and the Philosophy of Sexual Differenceby Alison Stone

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 34.00

    Alison Stone offers a feminist defence of the idea that sexual difference is natural. more...

  • Gender and Developmentby Mayumi Murayama

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 140.00

    Although Japanese economic development is often discussed, less attention is given to social development, and much less to gender related issues. By examining Japanese experiences related to gender, the authors seek insights relevant to the current developing countries. Simultaneously, the book points out the importance for Japanese society to draw... more...

  • Hard Bargainsby Linda Hirshman

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 39.99

    Men and women have always bargained for sex. In Hard Bargains, philosopher-lawyer Linda Hirshman and legal historian Jane Larson provide the first complete analysis of power in heterosexual relationships, combining an eye-opening legal history of sexual regualtion with thought-provoking predictions of what the future might bring. more...

  • Are Men Necessary?by Maureen Dowd

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00

    Are men afraid of smart, successful women? Why did feminism fizzle? Why are so many of today's women freezing their faces and emotions in an orgy of plasticity? Is "having it all" just a cruel hoax? In this witty and wide-ranging book, Maureen Dowd looks at the state of the sexual union, raising bold questions and examining everything from economics... more...

  • Jews and Genderby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99

    The 16th volume in the studies in contemporary Jewry series features a symposium on the theme of Jews and gender. The articles show how a varied and controversial feminist approach can be applied to the field of Jewish studies. more...

  • Ethnicity, Gender and Social Changeby Rohit Barot; Harriet Bradley; Dr Steve Fenton

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 67.00

    Explores the social space occupied by both gender and ethnicity. As recognition of the sociological importance of gender and ethnicity has grown, so has the opportunity for exploring the intersections between them. This volume brings together both theoretical reflections and new research in this key area. more...

  • Gender and Ageingby Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... more...

  • Self-Made Manby Norah Vincent

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00

    A journalist?s provocative and spellbinding account of her eighteen months spent disguised as a man Norah Vincent became an instant media sensation with the publication of Self-Made Man , her take on just how hard it is to be a man, even in a man?s world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin ( Black Like Me ), Norah spent a year and... more...

  • Women and Gender in Early Jewish and Palestinian Nationalismby Sheila H. Katz

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''In this landmark book, Katz skillfully demonstrates the complex ways that gender ideology was inextricably linked to and reinforced the formation of both Palestinian Arab and Jewish Zionist national identities in the first half of the 20th century. more...