Gender

Spin Sisters
Blowing the whistle on a job she herself did for over ten years at Ladies Home Journal as editor-in-chief, Blyth reveals the almost institutionalized selling of a liberal/do-gooders message to women through chararacterizing women themselves...

25.02.2017

Technology and Gender
In this feminist history of eight centuries of private life in China, Francesca Bray inserts women into the history of technology and adds technology to the history of women. Bray takes issue with the Orientalist image that traditional Chinese women...

03.05.2016

Transnational America
In Transnational America, Inderpal Grewal examines how the circulation of people, goods, social movements, and rights discourses during the 1990s created transnational subjects shaped by a global American culture. Rather than simply frame...

11.05.2017

Misogyny
David D. Gilmore studies the phenomenon of women-hating, offering a psychogenic explanation for the pervasiveness and similarity of misogyny across a wide range of societies. Masterful. . . . The writing is lucid and free of jargon.--

01.08.2013

Theorizing Masculinities
Drawing together the broad range of theoretical issues posed in the new study of masculinity, contributors from diverse backgrounds address in this volume the different disciplinary roots of theories of masculinity - sociology, psychoanalysis,...

02.02.2018

Misframing Men
Kimmel, among the world's best-known scholars in gender studies, discusses political moments such as the Virginia Military Institute and Citadel cases that reached the Supreme Court (he participated as expert witness for the Justice Department)...

12.11.2012

Girls Can Be Anything
This is the book that made me a feminist.I read it when I was really young. I remember borrowing it from the Lafayette (Louisiana) public library. I remember reading it and just being enthralled, fascinated that contrary to what the...

30.10.2014

Remaking a World
"Remaking a World "completes a triptych of volumes on social suffering, violence, and recovery. "Social Suffering, "the first volume, deals with sources and major forms of social adversity, with an emphasis on political violence. The second,...

25.12.2013

Ladyboys
I watched a ladyboy show in Bangkok and have been fascinated with them ever since. In fact, one of the performers I saw there had her story featured in the book. The book is a collection of stories from ladyboys in all walks of life - from the...

22.12.2013

The Gender of Modernity
Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia, and editor of New Literary History. Felski is a prominent scholar in the fields of aesthetics and literary theory, feminist theory, modernity and...

16.01.2014

Beauty and Power
This compelling study of gender and sexual diversity in the Southern Philippines addresses general questions about the relationship between the making of gender and sexualities, the politics of national and ethnic identities and processes of...

16.02.2018

Transgender Emergence
Explore an ecological strength-based framework for the treatment of gender-variant clients This comprehensive book provides you with a clinical and theoretical overview of the issues facing transgendered/transsexual people and their families....

05.01.2015

The Reproduction of Mothering
When this best-seller was published, it put the mother-daughter relationship and female psychology on the map. The Reproduction of Mothering was chosen by Contemporary Sociology as one of the ten most influential books of the past...

26.06.2013

Trans/Formations
Trans/formations is a new addition to SCM's Controversies in Contextual Theology series. Like anything coming from Marcella Althaus-Reid and Lisa Isherwood, it is controversial and challenging as well as highly original. The book...

01.10.2013

Vested Interests
My x-fiance was a cross-dresser. (Notice the "x" before the word fiance) And the more research I do, I begin to realize that MANY men do this!! It has gone far beyond the wearing of the girlfriends undies to get that "sensation down there"...man are...

30.06.2017

Intersex
“In Hillman’s world, the surer you become about who you are, the more vulnerable you get.”—The San Francisco Bay Guardian“Hillman’s writing is sexy because it’s smart and refuses to simplify things.”—Fabula...

09.12.2017

Gender in World History
From classical times to the 20th century, this book provides an exploration of what happens to established ideas about men and women, and their roles, when different cultural systems come into contact. Significant issues have been the impact of new...

03.11.2014