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  • Sex Equality Policy in Western Europeby Frances Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    This book presents a wide-ranging comparative analysis of the development of sex-equality policies within Europe. The contributors, comprising both European and US-based scholars, address a very current political issue. This is an area of policy that has reached the decision-making stage in much of Europe and it is thus possible to assess the outcome... more...

  • Processed Livesby Melodie Calvert; Jennifer Terry

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Considers how the terms of gender are embodied in technologies, and conversely, how technologies shape our notions of gender. The contributors explore the complex territory between the lust for, and the fear of, technology, commenting on the ambivalence women experience in relation to machines. Discussing topics such as embryonic fertilization, the... more...

  • Virtual Genderby Alison Adam; Eileen Green

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    As yet there has been relatively little published on women's activities in relation to new digital technologies. Virtual Gender brings together theoretical perspectives from feminist theory, the sociology of technology and gender studies with well designed empirical studies to throw new light on the impact of ICTs on contemporary social life. A line-up... more...

  • GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES IN JAPANby Mark McLelland; Romit Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key Japanese authors and Western scholars the volume... 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 in World Historyby Peter N. Stearns; Peter Stearns

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    From classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men and women, and their roles, when different cultural systems come into contact. This book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent approach to gender in a world history context. This second edition... more...

  • White Livesby Bridget Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    This revealing book explores the processes of racialization, class and gender, and examines how these processes play out in the everyday lives of white women living in London with young children. Bridget Byrne analyzes the flexibility of racialized discourse in everyday life, whilst simultaneously arguing for a radical deconstruction of the notions... 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...