Books in category Social Science – Gender Studies

  • Re reading the Salaryman in Japan

    Re-reading the Salaryman in Japan
    Romit Dasgupta

    This book uses the figure of the salaryman to explore masculinity in Japan by examining the salaryman as a gendered construct.

  • The Sexual Contract

    The Sexual Contract
    Carole Pateman

    In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story.

  • Women On Ice

    Women On Ice
    Cynthia Baughman

    This book describes the impact of U.S. government civilization and education policies on a Native American family and its tribe from 1763 to 1995.

  • Not Born A Refugee Woman

    Not Born A Refugee Woman
    Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed

    This volume is destined to a wide audience of scholars, students, policy makers, advocates, and service providers interested in new developments and critical practices in domains related to gender and forced migrations.

  • Gleichstellungspolitik als Karrierebremse

    Gleichstellungspolitik als Karrierebremse?
    Marina Kaykhanidi Kaykhanidi

    Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Frauenstudien / Gender-Forschung, Note: 1,5, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Im Ausgangspunkt der vorliegenden Magistraarbeit stehen die Ergebnisse der …

  • Modernizing Women

    Modernizing Women
    Valentine M. Moghadam

    This book is intended in part to "normalize" the Middle East by underscoring the salience of structural determinants other than religion.

  • Towards a Structure of Indifference

    Towards a Structure of Indifference
    Debra Friedman

    This book studies the legal change in presumption of custody from fathers to mothers—a process that occurred between 1880 and 1920 in all Western countries that permitted divorce.

  • Food Is Love

    Food Is Love
    Katherine J. Parkin

    The book also cites the records of one of the nation's preeminent advertising firms, as well as the motivational research advertisers utilized to reach their customers.

  • Obdachlosigkeit und deren geschlechtsspezifische Problemstellung

    Obdachlosigkeit und deren geschlechtsspezifische Problemstellung
    Antje Urbank

    In dieser Seminararbeit geht es um die Ursachen von Obdachlosigkeit und derren unterschiedliche Auswirkung auf Männer und Frauen.

  • Gendered Choices

    Gendered Choices
    Sue Jackson, Irene Malcolm, Kate Thomas

    This important book breaks new ground in addressing issues of gendered learning in different contexts across the (adult) life span at the start of the 21st century.

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