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Women. Feminism

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  • Women and Equalityby William H. Chafe

    Oxford University Press 1978; US$ 18.99

    Chafe's analysis of changing social patterns is both solid and imaginative in the best sense....His book will certainly increase our understanding of where we are going--and why."--Elizabeth Janeway "Adopted as required reading - tremendously popular with students - provokes lively debates."--John Rhinehart, Riverside Community College "A trenchant... more...

  • Women and the Cityby Sarah Deutsch

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 46.99

    In the 70 years between the Civil War and World War II, the women of Boston changed the city dramatically. From anti-spitting campaigns and demands for police mothers to patrol local parks, to calls for a decent wage and living quarters, women rich and poor, white and black, immigrant and native-born struggled to make a place for themselves in the... more...

  • The Pro-Choice Movementby Suzanne Staggenborg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99

    In the 1960s a movement led by family planning activists and feminists emerged to challenge state anti-abortion laws, resulting in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the U.S. Using interviews with past and present activists and historical records of movement organizations, this book traces the development... more...

  • Mainstreaming Gender, Democratizing the State?by Shirin M. Rai

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    As democratization has come to be seen as important to securing long-term political stability, the role of national machineries for the advancement of women become more and more relevant. The relationships between gender, state structures, and other policy-making demands are considered in detail. more...

  • An Introduction to Sociologyby Pamela Abbott; Melissa Tyler; Claire Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern.  Completely revised, this edition includes: new chapters on sexuality and the media additional... more...

  • Intégration de la dimension genre à la lutte contre la pauvreté et objectifs du millénaire pour le développementby Naila Kabeer

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 45.00

    Dans cet ouvrage, Naila Kabeer présente un éventail diversifié d'arguments, de constatations et de leçons tirées des publications sur le développement qui aident à expliquer pourquoi l'égalité entre les sexes mérite une attention particulière de la part des responsables des politiques, des praticiens, des chercheurs et d'autres interlocuteurs voués... more...

  • Mainstreaming Informal Employment and Gender in Poverty Reductionby Martha Alter Chen; Joann Vanek; Marilyn Carr

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 25.00

    In this book, the authors highlight the lack of attention to employment, and especially informal employment, in poverty reduction strategies and point to the links between being informally employed, being a woman or a man, and being poor. They do this within the context of major changes relating to economic restructuring and liberalization and map... more...

  • Muslim women in the United Kingdom and beyondby H. Jawad

    BRILL 2003; US$ 134.00

    An exploration of the ways in which Muslim women are portrayed, alongside their experiences of being Muslim and part of a predominantly Western culture. It engages with Muslim women living mainly in the UK, with contributions from other countries such as Australia, America and Sweden. more...

  • Women's Citizenship and Political Rightsby Dr Sirkku K. Hellsten; Dr Anne Maria Holli; Dr Krassimira Daskalova

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Combining research, theory and practice, pan-European perspectives and the disciplines of human rights, sociology and politics, this book offers a rare insight into the multiplicity of issues surrounding women's equality, citizenship and political rights in transitional Europe and an expanding European Union. From policy-making to civil rights, domestic... more...

  • Worlding Womenby Jan Jindy Pettman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95

    In Worlding Women Jan Jindy Pettman asks 'Where are the women in international relations'? She develops a broad picture of women in colonial and post-colonial relations; racialized, ethnic and national identity conflicts; in wars, liberation movements and peace movements; and in the international political economy. Bringing contemporary feminist... more...