E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter book cover

    Gender and Justice

    Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter, 1st Edition

    By Sally J. Kenney

    Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women’s and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender…

    eBook – 2012-09-10
    Perspectives on Gender

  • WomenPreneurs: 21st Century Success Strategies book cover


    21st Century Success Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy P. Moore

    WomenPreneurs: 21st Century Success Strategies, will appeal to three groups of interested readers. The first consists of higher education faculty teaching courses in management, entrepreneurship and women’s studies and directors of professional development workshops interested in acquiring a…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • 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…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • The Womanist Idea book cover

    The Womanist Idea

    1st Edition

    By Layli Maparyan

    Following on the heels of The Womanist Reader, The Womanist Idea offers a comprehensive, systematic analysis of womanism, including a detailed discussion of the womanist worldview (cosmology, ontology, epistemology, logic, axiology, and methodology) and its implications for activism. From a…

    eBook – 2012-03-22

  • Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies book cover

    Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies

    1st Edition

    By Lynn Prince Cooke

    Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies offers an in-depth analysis of gender-class equality across six countries to reveal why gender-class equality in paid and unpaid work remains elusive, and what more policy might do to achieve better social and economic outcomes. This book is…

    eBook – 2011-03-17
    Perspectives on Gender

  • Gender and Global Restructuring: Sightings, Sites and Resistances book cover

    Gender and Global Restructuring

    Sightings, Sites and Resistances, 2nd Edition

    By Marianne H. Marchand, Anne Sisson Runyan

    In this new edition of this best selling text, interdisciplinary feminist experts from around the world provide new analyses of the ongoing relationship between gender and neoliberal globalization under the new imperialism in the post-9/11 context. Divided into Sightings, Sites and Resistances,…

    eBook – 2010-09-13
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Women's Movements in Asia: Feminisms and Transnational Activism book cover

    Women's Movements in Asia

    Feminisms and Transnational Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mina Roces, Louise Edwards

    Women's Movements in Asia is a comprehensive study of women’s activism across Asia. With chapters written by leading international experts, it provides a full overview of the history of feminism, as well as the current context of the women’s movement in 12 countries: the Philippines, China,…

    eBook – 2010-06-10

  • Media and Middle Class Moms: Images and Realities of Work and Family book cover

    Media and Middle Class Moms

    Images and Realities of Work and Family, 1st Edition

    By Lara J. Descartes, Conrad Kottak

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book…

    eBook – 2010-04-02

  • Gender and Development book cover

    Gender and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Momsen, Janet Momsen

    Global financial problems, rising food prices, climate change, international migration – increasingly by women – conflict situations in many poor countries, the spread of tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS and TB, and changing…

    eBook – 2009-12-16
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Making Transnational Feminism: Rural Women, NGO Activists, and Northern Donors in Brazil book cover

    Making Transnational Feminism

    Rural Women, NGO Activists, and Northern Donors in Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Millie Thayer

    This ethnographic study examines the transnational relations among feminist movements at the end of the twentieth century, exploring two differently situated women’s organizations in the Northeast Brazilian state of Pernambuco. The conventional narrative of globalization tells the story of…

    eBook – 2009-10-16
    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…

    eBook – 2009-09-10

  • Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations book cover

    Violence Against Women

    Vulnerable Populations, 1st Edition

    By Douglas A. Brownridge

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable reluctance to address this issue to avoid stereotyping…

    eBook – 2009-03-09
    Sociology Re-Wired

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