E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Lillian Gilbreth: Redefining Domesticity book cover

    Lillian Gilbreth

    Redefining Domesticity, 1st Edition

    By Julie Des Jardins

    Lillian Gilbreth is a stunning example of female ingenuity in the early twentieth century. At a time when women were standard fixtures in the home and barely accepted in many professions, Gilbreth excelled in both spheres, concurrently winning honors as 'Engineer of the Year' and 'Mother of the…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • Rebecca Dickinson: Independence for a New England Woman book cover

    Rebecca Dickinson

    Independence for a New England Woman, 1st Edition

    By Marla Miller

    Rebecca Dickinson's powerful voice, captured through excerpts from the pages of her journal, allows colonial and revolutionary-era New England to come alive. Dickinson's life illustrates the dilemmas faced by many Americans in the decades before, during, and after the American Revolution, as well…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • Doing Gender Diversity: Readings in Theory and Real-World Experience book cover

    Doing Gender Diversity

    Readings in Theory and Real-World Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca F. Plante,Lis M. Mau

    This cutting-edge reader demonstrates the multiple ways in which the universe of gender is socially, culturally, and historically constructed. The selections focus on gender itself - how gender operates socioculturally, exists, functions, and is presented in micro and macro interactions. In order…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Modern American Revolutionary book cover

    Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

    Modern American Revolutionary, 1st Edition

    By Lara Vapnek

    In 1906, fifteen-year old Elizabeth Gurley Flynn mounted a soapbox in Times Square to denounce capitalism and proclaim a new era for women's freedom. Quickly recognized as an outstanding public speaker and formidable organizer, she devoted her life to creating a socialist America, "free from…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • The Psychology of Fashion book cover

    The Psychology of Fashion

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn Mair

    What do our clothes say about us? How do the clothes we wear affect our moods and emotions? How does the fashion industry encourage us to aspire to look in a certain way? The Psychology of Fashion offers an insightful introduction to the exciting and dynamic world of fashion in relation to…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Sex book cover

    The Psychology of Sex

    1st Edition

    By Meg John Barker

    What can psychology teach us about sex? How do different bodies and brains respond sexually? How can we prevent people being stigmatised for their sexuality? The Psychology of Sex takes you on a tour through the different ways that psychologists have created and sustained certain understandings of…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    The Psychology of Everything

  • The Psychology of Gender book cover

    The Psychology of Gender

    1st Edition

    By Gary Wood

    What is the difference between sex and gender? What is the impact of gender-role stereotypes on our lives, our relationships and the world? What does gender mean to you? The Psychology of Gender looks at our biology, history and culture to consider the impact of gender roles and stereotypes, and…

    eBook – 2018-03-15
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Troubling The Angels: Women Living With Hiv/aids book cover

    Troubling The Angels

    Women Living With Hiv/aids, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A Lather

    Based on an interview study of 25 Ohio women in HIV/AIDS support groups, this is a study of how the women make sense of the disease in their lives. The book combines data, method, analysis and interpretation.…

    eBook – 2018-03-14

  • Her Voice, Her Faith: Women Speak On World Religions book cover

    Her Voice, Her Faith

    Women Speak On World Religions, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Young

    They say religion is a personal and private affair. But when a woman believes in a tradition, she has a relationship to that faith beyond her sacred space. Religious traditions' historically poor treatment of women has lead many to question why they believe. How has their tradition either embraced…

    eBook – 2018-03-13

  • The Other Within Us: Feminist Explorations Of Women And Aging book cover

    The Other Within Us

    Feminist Explorations Of Women And Aging, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Pearsall

    Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life?old age. As she becomes the ?older woman…

    eBook – 2018-03-09

  • Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays book cover

    Sex Is Not A Natural Act & Other Essays

    2nd Edition

    By Leonore Tiefer

    Revisits and updates the centrality of the social construction of sexuality, especially in the age of Viagra, FSD (female sexual dysfunction) and the media saturation of sex. Leonore Tiefer is one of the foremost sexologists working in the United States today; she is a well-known and respected…

    eBook – 2018-03-09

  • Ana's Land: Sisterhood In Eastern Europe book cover

    Ana's Land

    Sisterhood In Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Tanya Renne

    Facing negative public opinion and nearly impossible conditions in their homelands, east European women are struggling to establish their human rights and to solidify the shaky social gains that were made under state-sponsored socialism. This unique collection gives unmediated voice to women…

    eBook – 2018-03-09

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