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- 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...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00
Information is universally acknowledged to be a lynchpin of sustainable and equitable development. In Africa, however, access to information is limited, and especially so for rural women. The new information and communication technologies (ICTs), centred mostly on the Internet, provide potential to redress this imbalance. The essays in this book examine... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 145.00
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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00
While masculinity studies enjoys considerable growth in the West, there is very little analysis of African masculinities. This volume explores what it means for an African to be masculine and how male identity is shaped by cultural forces. The editors believe that to tackle the important questions in Africa-the many forms of violence (wars, genocides,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 19.95
Gender is one of the most productive, dynamic, and vibrant areas of Africanist research today. But what is the meaning of gender in an African context? Why does gender usually connote women? Why has gender taken hold in Africa when feminism hasn't? Is gender yet another Western construct that has been... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00
Explores the tensions that arise in pursuing justice for minority groups and gender equality. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
As developments in the European Union and elsewhere make the re-examination of citizenship a pressing issue, this book reflects on the persisting "masculine" character of contemporary democracy and the measures taken in the EU to combat it. Combining a theoretical approach with a specific critique of EU gender policy, The Gender of Democracy argues... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95
Real options theory has attracted significant interest in the field of strategic management. Advocates of the approach emphasize that importing concepts from financial economics holds out the potential of yielding new insights on strategic decision-making under uncertainty as well as boundary-of-the-firm issues that are the focus of competitive and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95
Looking at a diverse range of texts including Marilyn French's The Women's Room , Philip Roth's Patrimony , the writings of Walter Benjamin and Fredric Jameson, and films such as Cinema Paradiso , Susannah Radstone argues that though time has been foregrounded in theories of postmodernism, those theories have ignored the question of time and sexual... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 45.00
Embodying Gender provides students and academics with a critical overview of body concepts in both sociology and in feminism. Previously, sociologists have attempted to gender the body and feminists have attempted to embody gender but Alexandra Howson's accessible new text draws these two literatures together, pointing to ways of integrating feminist... more...