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Women. Feminism

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  • Playing With Fireby Sangtin Writers; Richa Nagar

    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...

  • Women, Power and Resistanceby Tess Cosslett; Alison Easton; Penny Summerfield

    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...

  • Sex Work on the Streetsby Neil P. McKeganey; Marina Barnard

    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...

  • Global Perspectives on Gender Equalityby Naila Kabeer; Agneta Stark; Edda Magnus

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the vision, values, policies, mechanisms, coalitions... more...

  • Women and Human Developmentby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Martha Nussbaum proposes a kind of feminism that is genuinely international. more...

  • Women and British Party Politicsby Sarah Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Women and British Party Politics examines the characteristics of women?s participation at the mass and elite level in contemporary British politics; as voters, party members and elected representatives respectively. It explores what this means for ideas about, and the practice of, descriptive, substantive and symbolic representation. The main focus... more...

  • Building Feminist Movements and Organizationsby Lydia AlpŪzar DurŠn; NoŽl D. Payne; Anahi Russo

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    An international collection of essays and case studies which explores diverse ways in which women's and feminist organizations and movements are militating; it also analyses the important lessons learned in the process. more...

  • Lost Voicesby Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Details the impact of the break-up of the Soviet Union on Central Asian women. more...

  • Rethinking Global Sisterhoodby Nima Naghibi

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Nima Naghibi makes powerful connections among feminism, imperialism, and the discourses of global sisterhood. Naghibi investigates topics including the state-sponsored WomenÕs Organization of Iran and the involvement of feminists such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the Iranian feminism movement. She also examines the veiled woman in the... more...

  • Poison Womanby Christine Marran

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Based on the lives and crimes of no less than twenty real women, dokufu (poison women) narratives emerged as a powerful presence in Japan during the 1870s. In Poison Woman, Christine L. Marran investigates this powerful icon, its shifting meanings, and its influence on defining womens sexuality and place in Japan. more...