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Women. Feminism

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  • France and Women, 1789-1914by James McMillan; Professor James F Mcmillan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    France and Women, 1789-1914 is the first book to offer an authoritative account of women's history throughout the nineteenth century. James McMillan, author of the seminal work Housewife or Harlot , offers a major reinterpretation of the French past in relation to gender throughout these tumultuous decades of revolution and war. This book provides... 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...

  • Feminism and Autobiographyby Tess Coslett; Celia Lury; Penny Summerfield

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    Featuring essays by leading feminist scholars from a variety of disciplines, this key text explores the latest developments in autobiographical studies. The collection is structured around the inter-linked concepts of genre, inter-subjectivity and memory. Whilst exemplifying the very different levels of autobiographical activity going on in feminist... more...

  • Feminism and the Contradictions of Oppressionby Caroline Ramazanoglu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Feminism and the Contradictions of Oppression is a penetrating and comprehensive study of the development of feminism over the last thirty years. The first part of this major new textbook examines feminist theory and feminist political strategy. The second section examines how contradictions of class, race, subculture and sexuality divide women.... more...

  • Working Outby Hilary Hinds; Ann Phoenix; Jackie Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 66.95

    Addresses issues of concern in the area of women's studies, aiming to offer fresh perspectives on sexuality, paid work, the development process, equal opportunities legislation, lesbian history and women's writing. The book is also concerned with the politics and practice of women's studies. 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...

  • Gender Transformationsby Sylvia Walby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    The answer of course is both. In this lucid and subtle investigation, Sylvia Walby, one of the world's leading authorities on gender shows how undoubted increases in opportunity for women in Europe and America have been accompanid by new forms of inequality. She charts changes in women's employment, education and political representation and the complex... more...

  • New Politics of Masculinityby Fidelma Ashe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions around men?s identities and power. These men have... 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...

  • 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...