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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 125.00
This text introduces students to both feminism and other social and political theories via an examination of the inter-relationship between different feminist positions and key contemporary debates. The book takes each debate in turn, outlining the main themes and feminist responses. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00
During the nineteenth-century, European women experienced dramatic and enduring changes in their familial, working and political lives. Breaking away from traditional categories, the authors of this book provide a sense of the variety and complexity of women's lives across national and regional boundaries, juxtaposing the experiences of women with... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 95.00
Susan K. Foley traces the changes in women's lives in France from 1789 to the present, examining debates over gender and the anxiety created by women's perceived departure from ideals of womanhood. Foley at Victoria University of Wellington, and Principal Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Melbourne, Vic. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 57.00
What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy, a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype? Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity? These questions are at the center of this volume, which looks at how feminism and femininity are embedded in a broad spectrum of Italian cultural practices. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 60.00
The women?s movement in India has a long and rich history in which millions of women live, work, and struggle to survive in order to remake their family, home, and social lives. Using an innovative and comparative perspective, Ray offers a unique look at Indian activist women and adds a new dimension to the study of women?s movements on a global level. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00
Seven voices contribute to this rare glimpse of the work being done on the front lines of the fight for social change in India. Playing with Fire is written in the collective voice of women employed by a large NGO as activists in their communities and is based on diaries, interviews, and conversations among them. Together their personal stories reveal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 14.99
Chronicling the battles that have shaped conceptions of feminism, this book illuminates how younger women are reliving, often without realizing it, the battles of the past. It argues that younger women are not abandoning the movement but reinventing it. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00
Serving as an introductory book on Women's Studies, this work is divided into interdisciplinary sections covering key aspects and major debates, centering on main areas: The Social Organization of Gender Relations; and the Cultural Representation of Women Gender and Social Identity. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00
How and why do people sell and buy sex? This book presents a study on street prostitution. Topics covered include the women's negotiations with clients, HIV, drug use and violence. It describes the impact of working as a prostitute on women's home life. It is for students and researchers in sociology, social policy, and women's studies. more...