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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the material... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 80.00
Blea provides a synthesis of the women's history of Native Americans, Asians, African Americans, and Latinas, and she examines the similarities and differences among these women. From each she extracts suggestions on ways to promote racial and ethnic tolerance. After examining the backgrounds and experiences of female radicals, Blea looks at indigenous... 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Women have participated in political violence throughout history, yet the concept of women as active proponents and perpetrators of political violence and terrorism is not widely accepted. Viewed as being forced by partners, sexually abused or brainwashed, the possibility of political motives is not often considered. Paige Whaley Eager addresses this... more...
Gender, Generation and Poverty: Exploring the ?Feminisation of Poverty? in Africa, Asia and Latin AmericaEdward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
The 'feminisation of poverty' is viewed as a global trend, and of particular concern in developing regions. Yet although popularisation of the term may have raised women's visibility in development discourses and gone some way to 'en-gender' policies for poverty reduction, the construct is only weakly substantiated. This work covers this topic. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 95.00
This is an examination of the relationship between female policymakers and policy outputs. The author's primary concern is whether or not female policymakers are associated with the advancement of "women's issues" in the policy realm. more...
- 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...