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  • Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Study Guideby Joanna Weaver

    The Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    As a companion product to Joanna Weaver's 10-week DVD Bible study based on her best-selling book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, this study guide helps participants discover the "better part" Jesus offered Mary and Martha - the intimate friendship that is found when we take time to sit at His feet.   Featuring an expanded and revised version... more...

  • Eve Was Framedby Helena Kennedy

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.50

    Eve Was Framed offers an impassioned, personal critique of the British legal system. Helena Kennedy focuses on the treatment of women in our courts - at the prejudices of judges, the misconceptions of jurors, the labyrinths of court procedures and the influence of the media. But the inequities she uncovers could apply equally to any disadvantaged... more...

  • Why Does He Do That?by Lundy Bancroft

    Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.99

    In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued in a relationship, and to find ways to get free of abuse. He says he loves you. So...why does he do that?   You’ve asked yourself... more...

  • Still Failing at Fairnessby David Sadker; Karen R. Zittleman

    Scribner 2009; US$ 15.99

    Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through... more...

  • Whistling in the Darkby R Raj Rao; Dibyajyoti Sarma

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 24.00

    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 and students,... more...

  • Abortion and the Politics of Motherhoodby Kristin Luker

    University of California Press 1985; US$ 30.95

    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$ 38.48

    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$ 35.58

    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...