Books in category Social Science – Gender Studies

  • The Male Body Features Destinies Exposures Part 1

    The Male Body: Features, Destinies, Exposures, Part 1
    Laurence Goldstein

    Poets, anthropologists, philosophers, artists, sociologists, and others provide prespectives on the male body.

  • Men and Women in Interaction

    Men and Women in Interaction
    Elizabeth Aries

    Aries discusses why we emphasize the differences between the sexes, the ways in which these are exaggerated, and how we may be perpetuating the very stereotypes we wish to abandon.

  • Manifestations of Venus

    Manifestations of Venus
    Katie Scott, Caroline Arscott

    This fascinating book takes as its starting point the recurrent motif of Venus as the associated figure of Cupid in Western art from the Renaissance to the present day.

  • Making Postmodern Mothers

    Making ‘Postmodern’ Mothers
    Meredith Nash

    This book, the first of its kind, provides a multi-disciplinary, empirical account of pregnant embodiment and how it fits into wider sociological and feminist discourses about gender, bodies, "fitness," "fat," feminism, celebrity and …

  • Asexualities

    Karli June Cerankowski, Megan Milks

    Together, these essays challenge the ways in which we imagine gender and sexuality in relation to desire and sexual practice. Asexualities provides a critical reevaluation of even the most radical queer theorizations of sexuality.

  • Inconsequence

    Annamarie Jagose

    Inconsequence intervenes in current debates in lesbian historiography, taking as its pivotal moment the fin-de-siècle phenomenon of the sexological codification of sexual taxonomies and concluding with a reading of a post-Kinsey pulp …

  • A Life of One s Own

    A Life of One’s Own
    Marion Milner

    On its first publication, W. H. Auden found the book ‘as exciting as a detective story’ and, as Milner searches out clues, the reader quickly becomes involved in the chase.

  • Subaltern China

    Subaltern China
    Wanning Sun

    In this powerful and timely book, Wanning Sun focuses on the country’s hundreds of millions of rural migrant workers, who embody China's most intractable problems of inequality.

  • Gender Through the Prism of Difference

    Gender Through the Prism of Difference
    Maxine Baca Zinn, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Amy M. Denissen

    Revised edition of Gender through the prism of difference, 2011.

  • Gender Metal and the Media

    Gender, Metal and the Media
    Rosemary Lucy Hill

    This book is a timely examination of the tension between being a rock music fan and being a woman.

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