E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies book cover

    Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    eBook – 2008-08-18

  • Gender and Everyday Life book cover

    Gender and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Mary Holmes

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just…

    eBook – 2008-07-23
    The New Sociology

  • Justice And Care: Essential Readings In Feminist Ethics book cover

    Justice And Care

    Essential Readings In Feminist Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Held

    When feminist philosophers first turned their attention to traditional ethical theory, its emphasis on justice, rights, abstract rationality and individual autonomy came in for special criticism. Women's experience seemed to suggest the need for a focus on care, empathetic relations, and the…

    eBook – 1995-11-03

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