E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Living With Contradictions: Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics book cover

    Living With Contradictions

    Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Alison M Jaggar

    Aiming to demonstrate that feminist ethics is a rich and complex subject, rather than just a series of dogmatic positions on "women's" issues such as abortion rights and pornography, this anthology starts with the assumption that feminism demands an examination of moral issues with a commitment to…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • A Mind Of One's Own: Feminist Essays On Reason And Objectivity book cover

    A Mind Of One's Own

    Feminist Essays On Reason And Objectivity, 1st Edition

    By Louise Antony

    With philosophy so steeped in patriarchal tradition how is it possible for feminists to work within it? In this volume, 13 feminist theorists discuss whether traditional ideals of objectivity and rationality should be given a place within the committed feminist view of philosophy and the world.…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Global Democracy, Social Movements, And Feminism book cover

    Global Democracy, Social Movements, And Feminism

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Eschle

    In Global Democracy, Social Movements, and Feminism Catherine Eschle examines the relationship between social movements and democracy in social and political thought in the context of debates about the exclusions and mobilizations generated by gender hierarchies and the impact of globalization.…

    eBook – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Power of Feminist Theory book cover

    The Power of Feminist Theory

    1st Edition

    By Amy Allen

    Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Feminist Dilemmas In Fieldwork book cover

    Feminist Dilemmas In Fieldwork

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diane L. Wolf

    Fieldwork poses particular dilemmas and contradictions for feminists because of the power relations inherent in the process of gathering data and implicit in the process of representation. Although most feminist scholars are committed to seeking ethical ways to analyze women and gender, these…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Protest And Popular Culture: Women In The American Labor Movement book cover

    Protest And Popular Culture

    Women In The American Labor Movement, 1st Edition

    By Mary Triece

    Protest and Popular Culture is at once a historical monograph and a critique of postmodernist approaches to the study of mass media, consumerism, and popular political movements. In it, Triece compares the self-representations of several late nineteenth and twentieth-century women's protest…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Faces Of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections On The Women's Movement book cover

    Faces Of Feminism

    An Activist's Reflections On The Women's Movement, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Tobias

    As one of the main players in the second wave of feminism, Sheila Tobias returns to Kate Millets central tenet, sexual politics, and argues that it can still unite progressive men and women around a common set of goals. Providing a map of a complex terrain, Tobias details generations of issues,…

    eBook – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing book cover

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing, 2nd Edition

    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key…

    eBook – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Men's Ways Of Being book cover

    Men's Ways Of Being

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Mclean

    This book addresses many of the crucial questions confronting gender studies. The readings included here have emerged from the experiences of men and women struggling to make sense of the impact of the men's movement on their individual lives and on their communities.Blending theory and practice…

    eBook – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Rainbow Rights book cover

    Rainbow Rights

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Cain

    This book describes the substantive state of the law with regard to lesbian and gay rights. It begins with some background information to put the modern fight for lesbian and gay rights in its proper historical context, then categorizes lesbian and gay rights claims into three areas-individual…

    eBook – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Feminist Legal Theory: Readings In Law And Gender book cover

    Feminist Legal Theory

    Readings In Law And Gender, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Bartlett

    The emergence of feminist legal theory has reshaped people's understanding of the law and its potential for reforming social and political norms. This collection includes both classic and new papers of feminist work in philosophy, psychoanalysis, political theory and literary criticism.…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Bearing Witness: Gay Men's Health Crisis And The Politics Of Aids book cover

    Bearing Witness

    Gay Men's Health Crisis And The Politics Of Aids, 1st Edition

    By Philip M Kayal

    This study tells how one community-based initiative - Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) in New York - overcame the obstacles of homophobia and fear of AIDS by organizing groups of volunteers who "bear witness" to the suffering of people with AIDS. The book explores the gay community's response to AIDS…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

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