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Women. Feminism

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  • 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...

  • Feminist Activism in the 1990sby Gabriele Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Feminist activism is often taught as an historical phenomenon, and many students entering courses on women's studies are not familiar with current feminist work in the field. This book documents a wide variety of different forms of feminist activism in the 1990s, from organisations such as "Rights for Women" and "Southall Black Sisters" to "Asian Women's... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Not My Mother's Sisterby Astrid Henry

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    "No matter how wise a mother's advice is, we listen to our peers." At least that's writer Naomi Wolf's take on the differences between her generation of feminists -- the third wave -- and the feminists who came before her and developed in the late '60s and '70s -- the second wave. In Not My Mother's ... more...

  • The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth-Century Caribbeanby Violet Eudine Barriteau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    Eudine Barriteau exposes the precarious position of women in twentieth century Caribbean societies through analyzing the operations of gender systems. She reveals the absence of gender justice and equity, and demonstrates that after twenty-five years of policies on women, Caribbean societies still have not confronted the fundamental problem of women's... 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...

  • 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...

  • Developing Ecofeminist Theoryby Dr Erika Cudworth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00

    An original exploration of how the relationship between society and 'nature' is conceptualized, focusing on theories of social exclusion and difference. A comprehensive overview of feminist and environmental theories of society-environment relations, considering the range of theoretical and political influences on such theorizing such as socialist... more...