E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • The Politics of Sex: Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections book cover

    The Politics of Sex

    Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Hansen

    The American cultural landscape has shifted considerably since the 1990s. As church attendance has declined, seculars have increased in number and in political involvement. The economy was supposed to be the most important issue in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but social issues such as gay rights…

    eBook – 2014-05-16
    Routledge

  • Current Feminist Issues in Psychotherapy book cover

    Current Feminist Issues in Psychotherapy

    1st Edition

    By Betts Collett

    This insightful book addresses a variety of clinical issues--depression, displaced homemakers, sibling incest, and body image--from a feminist perspective.…

    eBook – 2014-04-23
    Routledge

  • Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry book cover

    Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

    A Global Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Barberet

    Women, Crime and Criminal Justice is the winner of the Division of International Criminology’s Distinguished Book Award 2014 and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section's 2015 Outstanding Book Award and the first fully internationalised book to focus on women as…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • The People, Place, and Space Reader book cover

    The People, Place, and Space Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jen Jack Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, Susan Saegert

    The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars, designers, and activists from a variety of fields to make sense of the makings and meanings of the world we inhabit. They help us to understand the relationships between people and the environment at all scales, and to…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • Out of Order book cover

    Out of Order

    1st Edition

    By Mary Corcoran

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the imprisonment of women for politically motivated offences in Northern Ireland between 1972 and 1999. Women political prisoners were engaged in a campaign to obtain formal recognition as political prisoners, and then to retain this status after it was…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Willan

  • The Price of Sex book cover

    The Price of Sex

    1st Edition

    By Belinda Brooks-Gordon

    As a society we are buying more sex than ever before. Adult sex shops now take their place amongst retailers in the high street and lap dancing clubs compete for an increased share of the leisure economy; hotel chains offer sexually explicit films as part of their standard service, the party…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Willan

  • Gender Development book cover

    Gender Development

    1st Edition

    By Judith E. Owen Blakemore, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Lynn S. Liben

    This text offers a unique developmental focus on gender. Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives. The book’s current empirical focus is complemented by a lively and readable style that includes anecdotes…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • What Works With Women Offenders book cover

    What Works With Women Offenders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, Chris Trotter

    The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Willan

  • Women and Punishment book cover

    Women and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Carlen

    In the last decade there has been growing international concern about the increasing numbers of women in prison, the effects that imprisonment has on their children, the realisation that gaoled women have different criminal profiles and rehabilitative needs to male prisoners, and the seeming…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Willan

  • Paying for Pleasure: Men Who Buy Sex book cover

    Paying for Pleasure

    Men Who Buy Sex, 1st Edition

    By Teela Sanders

    Drawing on original empirical data with men who buy sex, this book takes a fresh look at the relationships clients have with female sex workers. The core questions that form the backbone of the research are not only the expected inquiry into 'why men buy sex', but also into the sociological and…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Willan

  • Sex Work Now book cover

    Sex Work Now

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Campbell, Maggie O'Neill

    Sex Work Now provides an authoritative overview of female sex work and policy in the UK, and addresses a number of key contemporary issues and debates. These include sex worker unionization, migrant sex work and trafficking, communities and sex work, male clients of sex workers, the policing of…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Willan

  • Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation: An International Overview book cover

    Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation

    An International Overview, 1st Edition

    By Dafna Kariv

    Women represent the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs today. Despite the enormous economic contributions of this group, female entrepreneurship remains under-explored and inadequately covered in academic literature. Female Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation aims to address this gap by…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

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