Women's Studies Products

  • The International Who's Who of Women 2002

    3rd Edition

    Over 5,500 detailed biographies ranging from Heads of State to Supermodels. It acknowledges the talented and influential and contains over 500 completely new entries for this edition.* Comprehensive biographies of women from all occupational fields are included: politics, finance, business,…

    Hardback – 2001-10-15
    International Who's Who of Women

  • In Their Time

    A History of Feminism in Western Society, 1st Edition

    By Marlene LeGates

    Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-31

  • Virtual Gender

    Technology, Consumption and Identity Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Adam, Eileen Green

    As yet there has been relatively little published on women's activities in relation to new digital technologies. Virtual Gender brings together theoretical perspectives from feminist theory, the sociology of technology and gender studies with well designed empirical studies to throw new light on…

    Paperback – 2001-03-15

  • Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Sanders

    This important collection of writings is about, and by, women connected with social and political movements between 1799-1870. It also records the attitudes of the great radical reformers to the role of women in society and documents the vast cultural changes brought about by industrialisation. The…

    Hardback – 2001-02-15

  • Endangered Daughters

    Discrimination and Development in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Croll

    This unique and groundbreaking book seeks to re-focus gender debate onto the issue of daughter discrimination - a phenomenon still hidden and unacknowledged across the world.It asks the controversial question of why millions of girls do not appear to be surviving to adulthood in contemporary Asia.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-29

  • Women Ageing

    Changing Identities, Challenging Myths, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Bernard, Val Harding Davies, Linda Machin, Judith Phillips

    Women Ageing provides a better understanding of what ageing is like for women and challenges the myths which have grown up around the ageing process. Blending the scholarly, the personal and the political, it reveals the range of strategies and identities women adopt to manage the transitions of…

    Paperback – 2000-11-30

  • Beyond the Frame

    Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850 -1900, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cherry

    Beyond the Frame rewrites the history of Victorian art to explore the relationships between feminism and visual culture in a period of heady excitement and political struggle. Artists were caught up in campaigns for women's enfranchisement, education and paid work, and many were drawn into…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23

  • Feminism

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Evans

    Feminism has always refused compartmentalisation within any one social context, and this collection attests to its universal relevance. This is a guide for specialist and non-specialist readers to the many debates and discussions to which feminists have contributed in the past two hundred years.The…

    Hardback – 2000-10-26
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Deciphering Culture

    Ordinary Curiosities and Subjective Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Jane Crisp, Kay Ferres, Gillian Swanson

    Representation, subjectivity and sexuality continue to be central to scholarly inquiry in the humanities and social sciences. Deciphering Culture explores their relationship, each author taking a distinct approach to the concept of 'curiosity' as a way of deciphering the working of particular…

    Paperback – 2000-10-19

  • Mothering the Self

    Mothers, Daughters, Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Lawler

    The mother-daughter relationship has preoccupied feminist writers for decades, but typically it has been the daughter's story at centre-stage. Mothering the Self brings together these maternal and daughterly stories by drawing on in-depth interviews with women who speak both as mothers and as…

    Paperback – 2000-08-03

  • Innovative Buddhist Women

    Swimming Against the Stream, 1st Edition

    By Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in…

    Paperback – 2000-07-25
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse

    Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Itzin

    Home Truths About Child Sexual Abuse brings together the findings of research and clinical work by leading figures in the UK and USA. It makes visible the prevalence of sexual abuse and exploitation of children by normal, ordinary, heterosexual family men, both within and outside the family.…

    Paperback – 2000-07-13

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