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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
This new study reveals how institutional practices and discourses shape the way men and women are conceived of, and how through this process, gender stereotypes and expectations are created. Informed by the latest research and trends, these expert authors examine the way in which domestic and global institutions shape and reflect gender interests... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
''A splendid sampler of the very latest and best of scholarship in the field of southern women's history.''--Thomas Appleton, Eastern Kentucky University Spanning the sweep of southern women's history from colonial times to the late 20th century, this collection represents the best scholarship on the lives and experiences of black and white southern... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 74.99
Through the use of group therapy sessions, conducted within a cognitive-behavioral framework, the author explores the cultural, social and parental influences on women's lives. In-depth case studies and transcripts from the sessions illustrate the women's actual step-by step process in examining such issues as: Self-determination Motherhood as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The Rights of Woman as Chimera examines Mary Wollstonecraft's intellectual relationship to Rousseau, Locke, and Aristotle. Although she learned much from each philosopher, her own thought cannot be said to be simply derivative of these thinkers. In considering "the woman question," Wollstonecraft levels important, but friendly, critiques of her... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
This is a clear and accessible exploration of feminist method, methodology and epistemology. After situating herself and her work, Gayle Letherby charts the debates concerned with the epistemological, political and practical issues involved in doing feminist research, and places the debates within a wider consideration of the status of knowledge. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has taken two directions: some women have set up their own exclusive... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 44.00
Critically interrogates sociological theory from a feminist perspective and embarks on a politics of reconstruction, working at the interface of feminist and sociological theory to induce an adequate conceptualisation of the social. This text is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students in sociology and feminist theory. 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...
- 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...