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Women. Feminism

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Missing Linksby Gender Working Group of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 30.00

    In this landmark book, the UN-commissioned Gender Working Group outlines its policy proposals for national science and technology programs. Its goal is to ensure that women and men have equal access to and benefit equally from science and technology. The proposals are supported by essays written by distinguished scholars and experts. more...

  • Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reformsby Swapna Mukhopadhyay; Ratna M. Sudarshan

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00

    By expanding the existing set of indicators to include gender-related stress, anxiety, and violence, this book introduces a new framework for gender research. The viability of this new approach is demonstrated through a coordinated set of household surveys, carried out in Export Processing Zones and Export Processing Units, designed for intercountry... more...

  • Faces of the Feminine in Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Indiaby Mandakranta Bose

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99

    The essays in this collection explore ideas about women and their positions in Indian society from the earliest history to the present day. It is designed to provide primary material from literary, historical and sociological sources and to guide critical exploration of specific issues. more...

  • Women in Early Americaby Dorothy A. Mays

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 95.00

    This volume offers details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the Colonies. The women of early America were not fighting for equal rights - they were struggling for basic survival. more...

  • Third Wave Feminismby Dr Stacy Gillis; Gillian Howie; Rebecca Munford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 170.00

    This revised and expanded edition, new in paperback, provides a definitive collection on the current period in feminism known by many as the 'third wave'. Three sections - genealogies and generations, locales and locations, politics and popular culture - interrogate the wave metaphor and, through questioning the generational account of feminism, indicate... more...

  • Joyous Greetingsby Bonnie S. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99

    Over one hundred and fifty years ago, champions of women's rights in the United States, Britain, France, and Germany formed the world's earliest international feminist movement. Joyous Greetings is the first book to tell their story. From Seneca Falls in upstate New York to the barricades of revolutionary Paris, from the Crystal Palace in London... more...

  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99

    The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...

  • Representing Women in Parliamentby Marian Sawer; Manon Tremblay; Linda Trimble

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The first book-length treatment of the political representation of women in countries with parliamentary systems based on the Westminster model. Written by a major international team of authors, this new study features twelve chapters on both new and established parliaments, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It tests... more...