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  • Gender and Sexualityby Chris Beasley

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 49.00

    Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives and draws out the interconnections between the subfields of study. The result is an extremely accessible introduction... more...

  • 50 Key Concepts in Gender Studiesby Jane Pilcher; Imelda Whelehan

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 42.00

    Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan provide a comprehensive account of gender studies - what it is and how it originated. Their selection of topics is authoritative and reflect the complex, multi-faceted nature of the field in an accessible dictionary format. more...

  • Women, Science, and Mythby Sue Rosser

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 85.00

    This encyclopedia surveys the scientific research on gender throughout the agesóthe people, experiments, and impactóof both legitimate and illegitimate findings on the scientific community, women scientists, and society at large. more...

  • Gender, Race and National Identityby Jackie Hogan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    All nations construct stories of national belonging, stories of the nation?s character, its accomplishments, its defining traits, its historical trajectory. These stories, or discourses of national identity, carry powerful messages about gender and race, messages that reflect, reproduce and occasionally challenge social hierarchies. Gender, Race... more...

  • Gender, Equality and Difference During And After State Socialismby Dr Rebecca Kay

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    Gender, Equality and Difference During and After State Socialism examines gender as a socially and culturally constructed phenomenon which is influential in and influenced by state-led policies and structures, as well as social practices and relations and which shapes the experiences and lives of women and men. more...

  • Sex Differencesby Lee Ellis; Scott Hershberger; Evelyn Field; Scott Wersinger; Sergio Pellis; David Geary; Craig Palmer; Katherine Hoyenga; Amir Hetsroni; Kazmer Karadi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

    This volume is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences and similarities, not only in behavior, but also in basic biology, physiology, health, perceptions, emotions, and attitudes. Results from over 18,000 studies have been condensed into more than 1,900 tables, with each table... more...

  • Gendering Global Transformationsby Chima J. Korieh; Philomina E Okeke-Ihejirika

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The authors collected in Gendering Global Transformations: Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity  probe the effects of global and local forces in reshaping notions of gender, race, class, identity, human rights, and community across Africa and its Diaspora. The essays in this unique collection employ diverse interdisciplinary approaches--drawing from... more...

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Genderby Janet Saltzman Chafetz

    Springer US 2006; US$ 89.95

    During the past three decades, feminist scholars have successfully demonstrated the ubiq­ uity and omnirelevance of gender as a sociocultural construction in virtually all human collectivities, past and present. Intrapsychic, interactional, and collective social processes are gendered, as are micro, meso, and macro social structures. Gender shapes,... more...

  • Gender, Household and State in Post-Revolutionary Vietnamby Jayne Werner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines gender in post-revolutionary Vietnam, focusing on gender relations in the family and state since the onset of economic reform in 1986. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources (including surveys, interviews, and responses to film screenings), Jayne Werner demonstrates that despite the formal institution of public gender equality... more...

  • Sex-Selective Abortion in Indiaby Tulsi Patel

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 31.95

    This collection of 11 essays unravels the reasons for the depleting child sex. ratio in India. The contributors, all distinguished demographers and social scientists,. describe the political economy of sentiments and sexual mores that leads parents. to kill unborn daughters. The contributors examine ways in which reproductive technologies, such as,.... more...