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Women. Feminism

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  • Women Organisingby Helen Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

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

  • Yielding Genderby Penelope Deutscher

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Traditional accounts of the feminist history of philosophy have viewed reason as associated with masculinity and subsequent debates have been framed by this assumption. Yet recent debates in deconstruction have shown that gender has never been a stable matter. In the history of philosophy 'female' and 'woman' are full of ambiguity. What does deconstruction... more...

  • Women in African Colonial Historiesby Jean Allman; Susan Geiger; Nakanyike Musisi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    How did African women negotiate the complex political, economic, and social forces of colonialism in their daily lives? How did they make meaningful lives for themselves in a world that challenged fundamental notions of work, sexuality, marriage, motherhood, and family? By considering the lives of ordinary ... more...

  • The Impact of Women in Public Officeby Susan J. Carroll

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95

    "[A] well-integrated volume of the best known political scientists working on women and politics.... [It] includes contributions by leading scholars in the field, and provides a well-written and accessible overview of the impact of women in office at every level..." -- Pippa Norris, John F. ... more...

  • Practising Feminismby Nickie Charles; Felicia Hughes-Freeland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    In Practising Feminism , contributors drawn from a range of backgrounds in anthropology, sociology and social psychology, explore different ways of practising feminism and their effect on gendered identities. The contributors examine feminism and gender identities in different cultures, feminism as a politics of transformation, the call for recognition... more...

  • Perfectionism and Contemporary Feminist Valuesby Kimberly A. Yuracko

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Although formal barriers to women's social and political participation have crumbled, society remains, to a significant degree, gendered in the roles that women and men play. Women's and men's choices regarding work and family are largely responsible for maintaining and reinforcing the differences. While... more...

  • The Frailty Mythby Colette Dowling

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 19.00

    Can women be equal to men as long as men are physically stronger? And are men, in fact, stronger? These are key questions that Colette Dowling, author of the bestselling The Cinderella Complex , raises in her provocative new book. The myth of female frailty, with its roots in nineteenth-century medicine and misogyny, has had a damaging effect on women's... more...

  • Feminisms and the Selfby Morwenna Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    What does the politics of the self mean for a politics of liberation? Morwenna Griffiths argues that mainstream philosophy, particularly the anglo-analytic tradition, needs to tackle the issues of the self, identity, autonomy and self creation. Although identity has been a central concern of feminist thought it has in the main been excluded from philosophical... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminism and Postfeminismby Sarah Gamble

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95

    Approachable for general readers as well as for students in women's studies related courses at all levels, this invaluable guide follows the unique Companion format in combining over a dozen in-depth background chapters with more than 400 A-Z dictionary entries. The background chapters are written by major figures in the field of feminist studies,... more...

  • Stepping Out of Lineby Cheryl Hercus

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    What does it mean to be a feminist today? Why do some women become feminists and others do not? At a time when 'feminist' is a label that many young women shun, Stepping Out of Line offers an insightful account of the struggle of becoming and being a feminist. Cheryl Hercus offers a compelling new argument for why some women embrace feminism and... more...