Anthropology: Gender

  • Women and Gender in Modern Latin America: Historical Sources and Interpretations book cover

    Women and Gender in Modern Latin America

    Historical Sources and Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela S. Murray

    In Latin American history, women have not only played key roles within the family and society, but have long been active participants in political and economic life. The explosion of research over the last fifteen years testifies to how much we still have to learn about their experiences. Women and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-12

  • Surviving Dictatorship: A Work of Visual Sociology book cover

    Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Gender Pluralism: Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times book cover

    Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15

  • Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    Human Sexuality

    Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Anne Bolin, Patricia Whelehan

    Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives is a unique textbook that provides a complete analysis of this crucial aspect of life around the world. Utilizing viewpoints across cultural and national boundaries, and deftly weaving evolutionary and psychological perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2009-03-26

  • Global Gender Research: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Readers of Global Gender Research will learn to compare and contrast feminist concerns globally, gain familiarity with the breadth of gender research, and understand the national contexts that produced it. This volume provides an in-depth comparative picture of the current state of feminist…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02
    Perspectives on Gender

  • White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture book cover

    White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining…

    Paperback – 2008-01-31

  • The Caveman Mystique: Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science book cover

    The Caveman Mystique

    Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science, 1st Edition

    By Martha McCaughey

    Has evolution made men promiscuous skirt chasers?  Pop-Darwinian claims about men's irrepressible heterosexuality have become increasingly common, and increasingly common excuses for men's sexual aggression. The Caveman Mystique traces such claims about the hairier sex through…

    Paperback – 2007-10-19

  • Deviance: The Interactionist Perspective book cover


    The Interactionist Perspective, 10th Edition

    By Earl Rubington, Martin Weinberg

    This highly successful reader presents the interactionist approach to the study of deviance, examining deviance as a phenomenon that is constituted through social interpretations and the reactions of persons caught up in this social process. This book focuses on issues such as how individuals…

    Paperback – 2007-07-17

  • Home book cover


    1st Edition

    By Alison Blunt, Robyn Dowling

    ‘Home’ is a significant geographical and social concept. It is not only a three-dimensional structure, a shelter, but it is also a matrix of social relations and has wide symbolic and ideological meanings; home can be feelings of belonging or of alienation; feelings of home can be stretched across…

    Paperback – 2006-08-03
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Urban Culture: Exploring Cities and Cultures book cover

    Urban Culture

    Exploring Cities and Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Alan C Turley

     This innovative text uses the lens of culture to examine the various theoretical perspectives and paradigms of urban analysis. It explores the city's impact on how we make and consume all types of culture—art, music, literature, architecture, film, and more—not only illustrating the effects…

    Paperback – 2004-01-27

  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Paperback – 2003-09-12
    Case Studies in Anthropology

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