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  • 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$ 36.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gender and Environmentby Susan Buckingham-Hatfield

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    Accessible and lively, this is the first introductory level text to introduce the key issues in the rapidly growing area of gender and environment. This text provides an analysis of how gender relations affect the natural environment and of how environmental issues have a differential impact on women and men. Using case studies from the developed and... more...

  • Beyond Equality and Differenceby Gisela Bock; Susan James

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Historically, as well as more recently, women's emancipation has been seen in two ways: sometimes as the `right to be equal' and sometimes as the `right to be different'. These views have often overlapped and interacted: in a variety of guises they have played an important role in both the development of ideas about women and feminism, and the works... 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...

  • Men and Women in Interactionby Elizabeth Aries

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 33.99

    For many years the dominant focus in gender relations has been the differences between men and women. Authors such as Deborah Tannen (You Just Don't Understand) and John Gray (Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus) have argued that there are deep-seated and enduring differences between male and female personalities, styles, even languages. Elizabeth... more...