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    • Penney, James (2013-11-20)
      After Queer Theory makes the provocative claim that queer theory has run its course, made obsolete by the elaboration of its own logic within capitalism. James Penney argues that far from signalling the end of anti-homophobic ...
    • Andersson Djurfeldt, Agnes; Cuthbert Isinika, Aida; Mawunyo Dzanku, Fred (2018)
      This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in contexts where women ...
    • Frampton, Sally (2018)
      This open access book looks at the dramatic history of ovariotomy, an operation to remove ovarian tumours first practiced in the early nineteenth century. Bold and daring, surgeons who performed it claimed to be initiating ...
    • Borgström, Eva (2016)
      "Same-sex love was forbidden by law until 1944, and in culture it continued to be taboo, but it has always existed there. The prohibition created tensions which art and literature could play with. Narratives about forbidden ...
    • Freeman, Elizabeth (2019)
      In Beside You in Time Elizabeth Freeman expands biopolitical and queer theory by outlining a temporal view of the long nineteenth century. Drawing on Foucauldian notions of discipline as a regime that yoked the human body ...
    • Menz, Margarete (2008)
      Der gesellschaftliche Blick auf binationale Paare in Deutschland ist ambivalent: Er bewegt sich zwischen den Polen der Idealisierung (als Symbole einer multikulturellen Gesellschaft) und der Ablehnung (als Symbole für das ...
    • Woodward, Kath (2007)
      Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. In addition, its inherent contradictions of extreme ...
    • Dulong, Delphine; Guionnet, Christine (2012-01-01)
      Ce livre analyse les discours « masculinistes », tels qu’ils s’affirment par exemple dans certaines organisations de pères divorcés. Côté scientifique, l’enjeu est clair : il s’agit de poursuivre le travail de déconstruction ...
    • Lee, Mickey (2019)
      Are financial crises embedded in IT? Can gender studies offer insights into financial reporting? Feminist theories and Science and Technology Studies (STS) can enrich a critique of financial crises in capitalism as the ...
    • Bakhshizadeh, Marziyeh (2018)
      Women‘s movements in Islamic countries have had a long and arduous journey in their quest for the realization of human rights and genuine equality. The author examines whether discriminatory laws against women do in fact ...
    • Cherubini , Daniela; Garofalo Geymonat, Giulia; Marchetti, Sabrina (2019)
      Examining the ways in which feminist and queer activists confront privilege through the use of intersectionality, this edited collection presents empirical case studies from around the world to consider how intersectionality ...
    • Widdows, Heather; Pickard, Hanna; Marway, Herjeet (2015)
      This edited collection explores the agency of women who do violence and have violence done to them. Topics covered include rape, pornography, prostitution, suicide bombing and domestic violence. The volume contributes to ...
    • J. Lesthaeghe, Ron; Esteve, Albert (2016)
      This open access book presents an innovative study of the rise of unmarried cohabitation in the Americas, from Canada to Argentina. Using an extensive sample of individual census data for nearly all countries on the ...
    • Budde, Jürgen; Offen, Susanne; Tervooren, Anja (2016)
      The volume shows how the expertise of women's and gender studies can enrich the debate on inclusion, and analyses how debates on inclusion and gender are interwoven. How can a claim to participation based on a broad ...
    • Klinger, Sabine (2014)
      How is "gender" received by students of educational research, pedagogy and related fields? What are the students' views on gender issues? Based on the observation that interest in gender issues is perceived more as an ...
    • Smidt, Wilfried; Koch, Bernhard; Aigner, Josef Christian; Karmasin, Sophie; Palfrader, Beate; Kern, Anton; Juen, Sabine; Stilling, Ines; Icken, Angela; Emilsen, Kari; Sabine Juen,; Kari Emilsen, (2015)
      "For many decades, there have been numerous grants to pave the way for women into technical careers and higher positions. The ""glass door"" could thereby break in many areas. On the other hand, the proportion of men ...
    • Klein-Hessling, Ruth; Nökel, Sigrid; Werner, Karin (1999)
      Im Zuge der weltweit steigenden Attraktivität des Islam zeichnet sich ab, daß Globalisierungs- wie Lokalisierungsprozesse zu einer Diversifizierung und Modernisierung des Islam führen. Darüber hinaus ist zu beobachten, daß ...
    • Berlant, Lauren (2012)
      “There is nothing more alienating than having your pleasures disputed by someone with a theory,” writes Lauren Berlant. Yet the ways in which we live sexuality and intimacy have been profoundly shaped by theories — especially ...
    • Glaser, Edith; Andresen, Sabine (2009)
      Gender as a category has played and continues to play a decisive role in the formation, establishment and differentiation of the discipline of educational science. This connection has long been ignored, but Volume 5 of the ...
    • Habermas, Rebekka; Gottschalk, Aenne; Kersten, Susanne; Krämer, Felix (2018)
      This volume, which can also be used as a manual due to the linking of its contents, shows how dynamics of space and gender also affect contemporary political issues.