E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    The Basics

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse: Theory, Methods, Action book cover

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    eBook – 2018-11-13

  • Nevertheless, They Persisted: Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement book cover

    Nevertheless, They Persisted

    Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Reger

    2017 opened with a new presidency in the United States sparking women’s marches across the globe. One thing was clear: feminism and feminist causes are not dead or in decline in the United States. Needed then are studies that capture the complexity of U.S. feminism. Nevertheless, They…

    eBook – 2018-11-02

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights

    History, Politics, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajini Srikanth, Elora Halim Chowdhury

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice is an edited collection that brings together analyses of human rights work from multiple disciplines. Within the academic sphere, this book will garner interest from scholars who are invested in human rights as a field of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30

  • Contemporary Perspectives On Masculinity: Men, Women, And Politics In Modern Society, Second Edition book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives On Masculinity

    Men, Women, And Politics In Modern Society, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Ken Clatterbaugh

    What is social reality for men in modern society? What maintains or explains this social reality? What condition might we imagine that would be better for men? How might we achieve this better condition? These are the questions Kenneth Clatterbaugh brings to seven different visions of men in modern…

    eBook – 2018-10-08

  • Feminists Rethink The Self book cover

    Feminists Rethink The Self

    1st Edition

    By Diana T Meyers

    Standing at the intersection of metaphysics, epistemology, and moral and political philosophy, the self is a pivotal philosophical topic. This collection of new papers by leading feminists addresses issues of sexual violence and the self, the social self and autonomy, the narrative self and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08

  • The Gender Question In Education: Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics book cover

    The Gender Question In Education

    Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ann Diller

    In this innovative book, four prominent philosophers of education introduce readers to the central debates about the role of gender in educational practice, policymaking, and theory. More a record of a continuing conversation than a statement of a fixed point of view, The Gender Question in…

    eBook – 2018-10-08

  • Blood Into Ink: South Asian And Middle Eastern Women Write War book cover

    Blood Into Ink

    South Asian And Middle Eastern Women Write War, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Cooke

    This anthology of 20th-century South Asian and Middle Eastern women's writings illustrates how they have become active participants in conflicts, speaking about war not only as an extraordinary experience, but also as an ordinary experience of coping with violence on a daily basis. They show that…

    eBook – 2018-10-08

  • Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition: A More Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition

    A More Comprehensive Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Rosemarie Tong

    A critical introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, now with new considerations of existential feminism and a conclusion reflecting on the future of feminist theory.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    eBook – 2018-09-27

  • Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture book cover

    Living Out Loud

    An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Murphy, Brytton Bjorngaard

    Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture offers students an evidence-based foundation in the interdisciplinary field of LGBTQ Studies. Chapters on history, diversity, dating/relationships, education, sexual health, and globalization reflect current research and…

    eBook – 2018-08-06

  • Gender: The Basics: 2nd edition book cover

    Gender: The Basics

    2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Hilary M. Lips

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the influence of cultural, historical, biological, psychological, and economic forces on ways in which we have come to define and experience femininity and masculinity, and on the impact and importance of gender categories. Highlighting that there…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    The Basics

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