E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: International Perspectives and Promising Strategies book cover

    Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Veronique Jaquier

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge
    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • Global Human Trafficking: Critical Issues and Contexts book cover

    Global Human Trafficking

    Critical Issues and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Molly Dragiewicz

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge
    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • Sexualities in Context: A Social Perspective book cover

    Sexualities in Context

    A Social Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca F. Plante

    Written in an accessible and clear manner, Sexualities in Context presents focused overviews and explorations of some of the most timely issues in the social construction of sex. This brief text is the only book of its kind to address sexualities from a social perspective, Plante's analysis of the…

    eBook – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Black Looks: Race and Representation book cover

    Black Looks

    Race and Representation, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship—in particular, the way blackness and black people are experienced in literature, music,…

    eBook – 2014-10-10
    Routledge

  • Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics book cover

    Feminism Is for Everybody

    Passionate Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their…

    eBook – 2014-10-10
    Routledge

  • Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black book cover

    Talking Back

    Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In childhood, bell hooks was taught that "talking back" meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and feminism, politics and pedagogy. Among…

    eBook – 2014-10-10
    Routledge

  • Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics book cover

    Yearning

    Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety…

    eBook – 2014-10-10
    Routledge

  • Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center book cover

    Feminist Theory

    From Margin to Center, 3rd Edition

    By bell hooks

    When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book…

    eBook – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery book cover

    Sisters of the Yam

    Black Women and Self-Recovery, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while…

    eBook – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • Transforming Scholarship: Why Women's and Gender Studies Students Are Changing Themselves and the World book cover

    Transforming Scholarship

    Why Women's and Gender Studies Students Are Changing Themselves and the World, 2nd Edition

    By Michele Tracy Berger, Cheryl L Radeloff

    Transforming Scholarship is a user-friendly work of practical guidance and inspiration for supporting a student's interest in a Women's Studies degree. Berger and Radeloff use empirical evidence to help students with the major barriers they face when exploring Women's Studies: the negative response…

    eBook – 2014-08-13
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Introduction to Gender: Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Introduction to Gender

    Social Science Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Marchbank, Gayle Letherby

    Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies. This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology,…

    eBook – 2014-06-30
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Complexity in Feminist Therapy book cover

    Diversity and Complexity in Feminist Therapy

    1st Edition

    By Maria P P Root, Laura Brown

    Diversity and Complexity in Feminist Therapy is an unprecedented new book that focuses on incorporating, appreciating, and building on the differences among women. Multicultural in content and authorship, this intellectually and emotionally stimulating volume breaks new ground in the development of…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

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