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  1. Media and Middle Class Moms

    Images and Realities of Work and Family

    By Lara J. Descartes, Conrad Kottak

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    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...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Feminism and 'The Schooling Scandal'

    By Christine Skelton, Becky Francis

    Feminism and ‘The Schooling Scandal’ brings together feminist contributions from two generations of educational researchers, evaluating and celebrating the field of gender and education. The focus throughout is on the years of compulsory schooling, examining key concepts in gender and education...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Queering Norway

    Edited by Pal Bjorby, Anka Ryall

    The articles in this collection indicate the still powerful role of queer theory in questioning the political, social, cultural, institutional hegemony of heterosexuality in culture and society at large as well as in academic research institutions. Written from the perspective of the northern...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Industrial Vagina

    The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Lesbians and Work

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes'

    Edited by Pamela Brand

    What differences and similarities exist at work between lesbian women in various careers around the world? Lesbians and Work: The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes' answers this crucial question, providing respected authorities presenting qualitative research methods to closely...

    Published November 5th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

    Edited by M. Paz Galupo

    In our society, the argument for or against same-sex marriage becomes even more heated when the debate turns to bisexual women and men. Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage thoughtfully explores this debate from a wide range of interdisciplinary perspectives, presenting respected scholars from fields...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Disability, Mothers, and Organization

    Accidental Activists

    By Melanie Panitch

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book examines how and why mothers with disabled children became activists. Leading campaigns to close institutions and secure human rights, these women learned to mother as activists, struggling in their homes and communities against the debilitating and demoralizing effects of exclusion....

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Violence and Sex Work in Britain

    By Hilary Kinnell

    This book is concerned with violence in the sex industry. It aims to provide an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy, and law enforcement practices - an essential task in view particularly of the&...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Willan