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  • Rethinking Empowermentby Jane L. Parpart; Shirin M. Rai; Kathleen A. Staudt

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Rethinking Empowerment looks at the changing role of women in developing countries and calls for a new approach to empowerment. An approach that adopts a more nuanced, feminist interpretation of power and em(power)ment, recognises that local empowerment is always embedded in regional, national and global contexts, pays attention to institutional... more...

  • Women and Spanish Fascismby Kathleen J.L. Richmond

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Using forty-five interviews with former members and sympathisers, this book traces the development of the Women's section of the Franco government from its roots in the Spanish fascist party to its role in the dictatorship up to 1959. The study reveals that despite its anti-feminist agenda, the section was, in some areas, a catalyst for women's emancipation... more...

  • Emerging Lesbian Voices from Japanby Sharon Chalmers

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Lesbian Sexuality has remained largely ignored in Japan despite increasing exposure of disadvantaged minority groups, including gay men. This book is the first comprehensive academic exploration of contemporary lesbian sexuality in Japanese society. The author employs an interdisciplinary approach and this book will be of great value to those working... more...

  • Lifestylesby David Chaney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    In the modern world our lifestyle helps to define our attitudes and values as well as show our wealth and social position. This clearly written introduction to the concept of lifestyle offers a concise guide to how the term is used in sociological accounts to refer to this modern social form. Lifestyles explores * how we should classify lifestyles... more...

  • Queer Sitesby David Higgs

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    There are areas which can be described as gay space in that they have many lesbians and gays in the population. Queerspace: A History of Urban Sexuality , edited by David Higgs, offers a history of gay space in the major cities form the early modern period to the present. The book focuses on the changing nature of queer experience in London, Amsterdam,... more...

  • Culture, Society And Sexualityby Peter Aggleton; Richard Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    Since the beginnings of time, people have been interested in sex - the form it takes, the pleasure it can give, the circumstances in which it occurs, and what it means - both for the individuals concerned and to society more generally. Often seen as a synonym for love, sometimes as an expression of power, and infrequently as a means of exploitation... more...

  • Lesbians and Lesbianismsby Claudette Kulkarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Claudette Kulkarni explores lesbian experience from a Jungian and feminist perspective, through interviews with women who see themselves as lesbians or who are in a lesbian relationship. Although a feminist treatment of the subject challenges the heterosexism of Jungian theory, the author presents a link between theory and experience that is consistent... more...

  • Women and Political Powerby Simon Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95

    The advance of women through the political system has been one of the most significant developments of the second half of the twentieth century. For the first time we have seen women Prime Ministers and Presidents in Europe. Women and Political Power examines the extent of progress women have made in ten western European countries, and looks at... more...

  • Women and Politics in France 1958-2000by Dr Gill Allwood; Gill Allwood; Dr Khursheed Wadia; Khursheed Wadia

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    An essential guide to the role of women in the political life of France under the Fifth Republic. It shows that the unique political history of France ensures that it remains an important and exceptional example of women's participation in the politics of a Western European country. Its study is essential in order to have a complete understanding of... more...

  • Telling Sexual Storiesby Ken Plummer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...