Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • The U.n. Decade For Women: Documents And Dialogue book cover

    The U.n. Decade For Women

    Documents And Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Arvonne S Fraser

    The documents adopted by the United Nations World Conference on Women during the Decade for Women (1975-1985) set forth a policy agenda for national and local governments, international institutions, and women's groups worldwide. The dialogue among women at the nongovernmental forums held in tandem…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Other Side Of Polyandry: Property, Stratification, And Nonmarriage In The Nepal Himalayas book cover

    The Other Side Of Polyandry

    Property, Stratification, And Nonmarriage In The Nepal Himalayas, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Ruth Schuler

    This book provides demographic data on polyandry and nonmarriage, exploring the social and economic context of nonmarriage and its implications vis-a-vis the position of women in the Nepal. It fills gaps in the literature on Tibetan societies with respect to stratification and the position of women.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Power of Feminist Theory: Domination, Resistance, Solidarity book cover

    The Power of Feminist Theory

    Domination, Resistance, Solidarity, 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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Health Of Women: A Global Perspective book cover

    The Health Of Women

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Marge Koblinsky, Judith Timyan, Jill Gay

    This book provides a state-of-the-art, comprehensive review of the many factors that affect women's health, ranging from low socioeconomic status and the impact of the debt crisis to more direct medical determinants, such as poor nutrition, hemorrhage, eclampsia, and infection. At stake are the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Through The Looking Glass: Women And Borderline Personality Disorder book cover

    Through The Looking Glass

    Women And Borderline Personality Disorder, 1st Edition

    By Dana Becker

    To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly ?female? affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women's often-strained relationship with the psychiatric…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Science For A Polite Society: Gender, Culture, And The Demonstration Of Enlightenment book cover

    Science For A Polite Society

    Gender, Culture, And The Demonstration Of Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey V. Sutton

    Traditional accounts of the scientific revolution focus on such thinkers as Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton, and usually portray it as a process of steady, rational progress. There is another side to this story, and its protagonists are more likely to be women than men, dilettante aristocrats than…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Sexual Consent book cover

    Sexual Consent

    1st Edition

    By David Archard

    A popular belief is that whatever takes place in private between consenting adults should be allowed. This is the first book to offer a systematic philosophical examination of what might be meant by consent and what role it should play in the context of sexual activity.Investigating the adequacy of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Staging Gay Lives: An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater book cover

    Staging Gay Lives

    An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater, 1st Edition

    By John M Clum

    Created for general and scholarly audiences alike, this volume offers ten of the best recent plays by and about gay men, all of which have been successfully produced and critically acclaimed in the United States and England. The playwrights, who reflect multicultural origins ranging from Anglo to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Global Gender

  • Gender, Citizenship, and Identity in the Indian Blogosphere: Writing the Everyday book cover

    Gender, Citizenship, and Identity in the Indian Blogosphere

    Writing the Everyday, 1st Edition

    By Sumana Kasturi

    This book examines the role of women bloggers in the Indian Blogosphere. It explores how women use new media technologies to create online spaces that share knowledge, raise awareness, and build communities. A unique work at the intersection of digital culture, feminist theory, and diaspora/…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge India

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism book cover

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06

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