Women's Studies Products

  • Irish Women's Writing 1839-1888

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Luddy

    The volumes collected in this anthology reflect the women's intellectual contribution to nineteenth century culture in both an Irish and British context.Some of the works reflect typically Irish concerns, such as religion and the colonial relationship, while others address universal concerns.…

    Hardback – 1998-10-22

  • Social Policy in a Changing Society

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Mullard, Paul Spicker

    Social Policy in a Changing Society is a critical guide to theories about society, exploring the links between social theory and social policy. It considers a range of interpretations of changes in society, politics and the economy, and assesses their practical implications for social welfare.…

    Paperback – 1998-10-01

  • Women, Work and the Family in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eileen Drew, Ruth Emerek, Evelyn Mahon

    These are just some of the questions this controverisal book asks in its analysis of the European labour markets. By bringing together contributions from all over Europe, Women, Work and the Family in Europe outlines the similarities and differences between countries in terms of the problems of…

    Paperback – 1998-07-09

  • Technophobia

    The Psychological Impact of Information Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark J. Brosnan

    Technology is taking over all aspects of life. Yet studies have shown that up to one half the population is 'technophobic'. This means having negative opinions or being anxious about information technology like personal computers. This book examines the origins of technophobia - what it is, who has…

    Paperback – 1998-06-04

  • Working Girls

    Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Tasker

    Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities. Whether analysing the rise…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09

  • Citizenship and the Ethics of Care

    Feminist Considerations on Justice, Morality and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Selma Sevenhuijsen

    Care and women's emancipation have often been seen as opposed. Politicians have begun to look again at the issue of care in the context of new reforms in the welfare state, health care policies and family law. Using concrete examples taken from parental rights cases, health care education and the…

    Paperback – 1998-03-26

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Ainley *Nfa*, Rosa Ainley

    This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array…

    Paperback – 1998-03-26

  • The Late-Victorian Marriage Question

    A Collection of Key New Woman Texts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Heilmann

    This anthology contextualizes key feminist texts and ideas by linking them with the transformation of public opinion brought about by the late Victorian debate on marriage, motherhood and women's right to an independent life.Included are Mona Caird's controversial The Morality of Marriage; debates…

    Hardback – 1998-03-19
    History of Feminism

  • Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Rees

    Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union provides a critical overview and evaluation of the potential role of the EU in perpetuating or breaking down gender segregation in the EU labour force. Teresa Rees draws upon feminist theoretical frameworks in assessing Equal Opportunitues policies and…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01

  • Women's Lifeworlds

    Women's Narratives on Shaping their Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edith Sizoo

    Women's Lifeworlds explores the diversity and complexity of women's perceptions and reactions to their own 'lifeworlds' in their own words. Examining the changing meaning of 'place' in women's lives over time and across space, this book questions how women face, negotiate and shape the social space…

    Paperback – 1997-10-16

  • Abortion

    Loss and Renewal in the Search for Identity, 1st Edition

    By Eva Pattis Zoja

    The debate on abortion has tended to avoid the psychological significance of an unwanted pregnancy, dominated istead by the strong emotions the subject excites. Eva Pattis Zoja examines the thoughts that surround a woman's decision to end a pregnancy, and presents the challenging thesis that…

    Paperback – 1997-09-04

  • Feminist Approaches to Art Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Hogan

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of women's issues within art therapy. The contributors explore:* women's mental health* the interaction between popular culture and the representation of women in psychiatric discourse* the socio-political dimensions of women's livesCase studies cover a…

    Paperback – 1997-08-14

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