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  • The Terror Dreamby Susan Faludi

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 6.79

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash —an unflinching dissection of the mind of America after 9/11 In this most original examination of America's post-9/11 culture, Susan Faludi shines a light on the country's psychological response to the attacks on that terrible day. Turning her acute observational powers... more...

  • Women and War in the Twentieth Centuryby Nicole A. Dombrowski

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Textual Analysisby Alan McKee

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 64.00

    Providing a straightforward introduction to textual analysis, starting from the most basic philosophical foundations that underlie the practice Alan McKee works through the core issues step by step, drawing on examples from advertising, films, novels, comic books, television and videos. more...

  • Doing the Best I Canby Kathryn Edin; Timothy J. Nelson

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is denounced as one of the leading social problems of today. Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads." Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson examine how couples in challenging straits come together and get pregnant... more...

  • Whistling in the Darkby R. Raj Rao; Dibyajyoti Sharma

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 19.95

    Whistling in the Dark: Twenty-one Queer Interviews focuses on issues like. sexuality, sexual identity, marriage, gay marriage, heteronormativity, gay utopia,. gay activism, gay bashing, police atrocities and the laws vis-à-vis these. The interviewees represent a cross section of society ranging from university. professors, gay rights activists... more...

  • Abortion and the Politics of Motherhoodby Kristin Luker

    University of California Press 1985; US$ 28.95

    In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict. She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews with both pro-life and pro-choice activists. She argues that moral... more...

  • Gender Negotiations Among Indians in Trinidad 1917-1947by Patricia Mohammed

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 144.00

    This book is about the struggles of female and male descendants of Indian indentured migrants in Trinidad in the first half of the twentieth century, each desiring to preserve some aspects of the gender system brought from India between 1845 and 1917, which were important to their continued definition of ethnic identity and community in Trinidad. At... more...

  • Constructing Gendered Bodiesby Kathryn Backett-Milburn; Linda McKie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 46.00

    Interest in sociological study of the body, theoretically and empirically, has increased dramatically in the 1990s. This book builds on this work by bringing together exciting and stimulating research which examines the social and cultural processes involved in the construction of gendered bodies and sexual practices. Contributors explore these issues... more...

  • Globalisierte Hausarbeitby Sabine Hess

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 40.18

    1. 1. Unsichtbare Frauen? „Tod im gelobten Land“ titelte „Der Spiegel“ in seiner Januarausgabe 2003. In Bayern hatte sich ein junge Frau aus Rumänien im Alter von 21 Jahre erhängt. Doch nicht der Freitod an sich brachte Ramona Radulovici in die Schlagzeilen des Nachrichtenmagazins und im Anschluss in Reportagesendungen privater und - fentlich-rechtlicher... more...

  • Geschlecht und Männlichkeitby Michael Meuser

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 37.15

    Das Buch diskutiert zunächst soziologische Konzepte für eine Theorie der Männlichkeit. Das Konzept des männlichen Geschlechtshabitus wird entwickelt. Anschließend werden in einem empirischen Teil kulturelle Deutungsmuster von Männlichkeit und kollektive Orientierungen von Männern auf der Grundlage einer Literaturanalyse und von Gruppendiskussionen... more...