Books in category Social Science – Gender Studies

  • Gleichstellungspolitik als Karrierebremse

    Gleichstellungspolitik als Karrierebremse?
    Marina Kaykhanidi Kaykhanidi

    Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Frauenstudien / Gender-Forschung, Note: 1,5, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt 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.

  • The Queens Regnant of Navarre

    The Queens Regnant of Navarre
    Elena Woodacre

    The five queens of Navarre were the largest group of female sovereigns in one European realm during the Middle Ages, but they are largely unknown beyond a regional audience.

  • Fertility and the Male Life Cycle in the Era of Fertility Decline

    Fertility and the Male Life Cycle in the Era of Fertility Decline
    Caroline Bledsoe, Susana Lerner, Jane Guyer

    This volume challenges the orthodox position on two of the main themes in fertility transition studies: the inevitable link between fewer children and quality of life and the focus on women as the sole important objects of study.

  • Women and Congress

    Women and Congress
    Karen O’Connor

    Women and Congress brings you thoughtful discussions of: how campaign finance, speaking on the floor, introducing new legislation, and political action committees have contributed to the success of women politicians the effect of media on …

  • Bathsheba s Breast

    Bathsheba’s Breast
    James S. Olson

    Olson concludes that, although it has not yet been conquered, breast cancer is no longer the story of individual women struggling alone against a mysterious and deadly foe.

  • 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.

  • The Academic Kitchen

    The Academic Kitchen
    Maresi Nerad

    Presents a social history of gender stratification at the University of California at Berkeley through a combination of organizational theory and biography.

  • 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.

  • Education and Gender

    Education and Gender
    Debotri Dhar

    Education and Gender draws on international research from the USA, the UK, India, Mexico, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, to provide a comprehensive global overview of the relationship between gender and education.

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