Gender Studies Products

  • Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Readers of Global Gender Research will learn to compare and contrast feminist concerns globally, gain familiarity with the breadth of gender research, and understand the national contexts that produced it. This volume provides an in-depth comparative picture of the current state of feminist…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Gender

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-09
    Psychology Press

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20
    Routledge

  • Gender and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Mary Holmes

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge
    The New Sociology

  • The New Social Theory Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Jeffrey C. Alexander

    This is the first anthology to thematize the dramatic upward and downward shifts that have created the new social theory, and to present this new and exciting body of work in a thoroughly trans-disciplinary manner. In this revised second edition readers are provided with a much greater range…

    Paperback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge

  • Unequal Sisters

    An Inclusive Reader in US Women's History, 4th Edition

    Edited by Vicki L. Ruiz

    Unequal Sisters has become a beloved and classic reader in American Women’s History. It provides an unparalleled resource for understanding women’s history in the United States today. When it was first published in 1990, it revolutionized the field with its broad multicultural approach, and…

    Paperback – 2007-11-26
    Routledge

  • Beyond Bad Girls

    Gender, Violence and Hype, 1st Edition

    By Meda Chesney-Lind, Katherine Irwin

    In this important new work, two respected criminologists challenge the characterization of the new 'bad girl' arguing that it is only a new attempt to punish girls who are not the stereotypical depiction of good. Through interviews with young women, educators and people in the criminal justice…

    Paperback – 2007-08-31
    Routledge

  • American Psychiatry and Homosexuality

    An Oral History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Drescher, Joseph P. Merlino

    Interviews and first-hand accounts of an historic decision that affected the mental health profession—and American society and cultureThrough the personal accounts of those who were there, American Psychiatry and Homosexuality: An Oral History examines the 1973 decision by the American Psychiatric…

    Paperback – 2007-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Body in Question

    A Socio-Cultural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Alan Petersen

    Why is there currently such strong academic and popular interest in ‘the body’ in contemporary societies? What factors shape our conceptions of the body, its naturalness, health and normality? What is the mind-body dualism and why should it matter? This book examines these and other body questions…

    Paperback – 2006-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Womanist Reader

    The First Quarter Century of Womanist Thought, 1st Edition

    By Layli Phillips

    Comprehensive in its coverage, The Womanist Reader is the first volume to anthologize the major works of womanist scholarship. Charting the course of womanist theory from its genesis as Alice Walker’s African-American feminism, through Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi’s African womanism and Clenora…

    Paperback – 2006-09-19
    Routledge

  • Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Wright

    Everyday, around the world, women who work in the Third World factories of global firms face the idea that they are disposable. Melissa W. Wright explains how this notion proliferates, both within and beyond factory walls, through the telling of a simple story: the myth of the disposable Third…

    Paperback – 2006-08-17
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Gender

  • The Transgender Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Stryker, Stephen Whittle

    Transgender studies is the latest area of academic inquiry to grow out of the exciting nexus of queer theory, feminist studies, and the history of sexuality. Because transpeople challenge our most fundamental assumptions about the relationship between bodies, desire, and identity, the field is both…

    Paperback – 2006-06-09
    Routledge

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