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  • Sex Equality Policy in Western Europeby Frances Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    International contributors assess the development of sexual equality policies in Europe, analysing national variations in implementation and success. The actual commitment to equality of opportunity in different west European countries is explored. more...

  • 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...

  • Gender in World Historyby Peter N. Stearns

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    From classical times to the twentieth century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men and women, and their roles, when difficult cultural systems come into contact. 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. Winner of the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2007 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...