Women's Studies - Humanities & Social Sciences

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  1. Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology
    Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology 2nd Edition By Mary Crawford © 2012 | Published: March 29, 2011
    £146.69
    This groundbreaking text presents a framework for understanding how the lives of all people are shaped by gender. Instead of presenting gender as a collection of individual traits, Transformations presents gender as a social system that is used to categorize people and is linked to power and status.…

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  2. Feminist Research in Theory and Practice
    Feminist Research in Theory and Practice 1st Edition By Gayle Letherby © 2003 | Published: February 16, 2003
    "...an extremely welcome addition to the field of feminist research." British Journal of Educational Studies This is a clear and accessible exploration of feminist method, methodology and epistemology. After situating herself and her work, Gayle Letherby charts the debates concerned with the episte…

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  3. INVESTIGATING GENDER
    INVESTIGATING GENDER 1st Edition By Becky Francis, Christine Skelton © 2002 | Published: January 16, 2002
    £24.29
    "This is an excellent account of the dilemmas and opportunities facing contemporary theories of gender and education. The book brings together some of the most sophisticated researchers in the field to demonstrate the power, the mysteries and the complexities of the concept of identity. The case for…

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  4. Male Bodies
    Male Bodies 1st Edition By Jonathon Watson © 2000 | Published: February 16, 2000
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    "This is an important and timely book which draws recent theorizing about the body into the frame of everyday experience in a manner that is directly relevant to the practical concerns of health promotion. Using accounts by men moving from youth to maturity, Jonathan Watson skilfully explores lay ac…

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  5. End of Masculinity
    End of Masculinity 1st Edition By John MacInnes © 1998 | Published: February 16, 1998
    £20.69
    Why does masculinity seem obvious yet prove impossible to define?What has caused the erosion of men's power and will progress towards sexual equality continue?How political is the personal?This book explains why both popular and academic commentators have found it impossible to define masculinity. I…

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  6. The Company She Keeps
    The Company She Keeps 1st Edition By Valerie Hey © 1997 | Published: January 16, 1997
    This lively and revealing study explores a sociologically invisible but important social relationship: girls' friendships. It uncovers often suppressed school-girl cultures, at times representing in their most condensed and dramatic form issues of intimacy, secrecy and struggle. Most women have memo…

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  7. Women, Power and Resistance
    Women, Power and Resistance 1st Edition By Tess Cosslett, Alison Easton, Penny Summerfield © 1996 | Published: October 16, 1996
    Women, Power and Resistance is an accessible introductory book on Women's Studies. It is divided into interdisciplinary sections covering key aspects and major debates, centering on four main areas:The Social Organization of Gender Relations The Cultural Representation of WomenGender and Social Ide…

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  8. Theorising Heterosexuality
    Theorising Heterosexuality 1st Edition © 1996 | Published: April 16, 1996
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    "...a very interesting and stimulating collection of essays, written in clear and accessible language." - The Lesbian Review of BooksLittle attention has traditionally been given to theorising heterosexuality. Heterosexuality tends to be taken-for-granted, as something that is 'natural' and 'normal…

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  9. Understanding Masculinities
    Understanding Masculinities 1st Edition By Mairtin Mac an Ghaill © 1996 | Published: March 16, 1996
    Masculinity is gaining increasing popular and academic interest. At one level, football hooligans, absent fathers, 'Essex man' and 'new men' are regular media presences. At the same time, masculinity is the subject of increasingly sophisicated theoretical discussion, and there are a wide range of …

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