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Gender Studies

  • "Anne of Green Gables," My Daughter, and Meby Lorilee Craker

    Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 15.99

    A charming and heartwarming true story for anyone who has ever longed for a place to belong. “Anne of Green Gables,” My Daughter, and Me is a witty romp through the classic novel; a visit to the magical shores of Prince Edward Island; and a poignant personal tale of love, faith, and loss. And it all started with a simple question: “What’s... more...

  • "Bei mir bist du schön..."by Dagmar Filter; Jana Reich

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.87

    Der thematische Fokus dieses Sammelbandes liegt auf den scheinbaren Abweichungen von der Norm, der diskursiven Vermittlung "schöner" Körper durch Bild und Text sowie auf den Methoden der Körperinszenierung und -optimierung. Neue Aspekte hinsichtlich dominanter heteronormativer Körpernormen und alltägliche Schönheitspraktiken werden in den Artikeln... more...

  • "Born in a Mighty Bad Land"by Jerry H. Bryant

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born in a Mighty Bad Land" connects this... more...

  • 'Brothers' or Others?by Anita H. Fábos

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...

  • 'Designing Women'by Annmarie Adams; Peta Tancred

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000; Not Available

    Women architects in Canada have reacted with ingenuity to the architectural profession's restrictive and sometimes discriminatory practices, contributing major innovations in practice and design to the field. more...

  • 'Honour'by Lynn Welchman; Sara Hossain

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called 'honour crimes' in different geographic and social contexts, including 'honour killings' and interference with the right to marry. more...

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; C. Strange; K. Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 31.86

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • "I wish to keep a record"by G. Gail Campbell

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    I wish to keep a record is the first book to focus exclusively on the life-course experiences of nineteenth-century New Brunswick women. Gail G. Campbell offers an interpretive scholarly analysis of 28 women’s diaries while enticing readers to listen to the voices of the diarists. more...

  • 'Innocent Women and Children'by R. Charli Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Examining the influence of gender constructs on the international regime protecting war-affected civilians, R. Charli Carpenter examines how in practice belligerents, advocates and humanitarian players interpret civilian immunity so as to leave adult civilian men and older boys at grave risk in conflict zones. Providing a wealth of ground-breaking... more...