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  • Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japanby Mark McLelland; Romit Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    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. 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender in Scottish History Since 1700by Lynn Abrams; Eleanor Gordon; Deborah Simonton; Elieen Janes Yeo

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Offers a gendered perspective on Scotland's past. This work starts from the assumption that gender is integral to our understanding of the ways in which societies in the past were organised. Each chapter engages with one key theme from Scottish historiography, asking what happens when women are added to the story. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...