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The Gender Book

Author : Mel Reiff Hill
ISBN : 0991338006
Genre : Gender identity
File Size : 56.56 MB
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A fun, colorful, community-based resource that illustrates the beautiful diversity of gender - a gender 101 for everyone!
Category: Gender identity

Sex Gender

Author : Anne Fausto-Sterling
ISBN : 9780415881456
Genre : Social Science
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Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling provides an introduction to the biochemistry, neurobiology, and social construction of gender with expertise and humor in a style accessible to a wide variety of readers. In addition to the basics, Sex/Gender ponders the moral, ethical, social and political side to this inescapable subject. An interview with the author! WOMR - The Lowdown with Ira Wood - Sex an Gender Identity with Anne Fausto-Sterling: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/womr/.jukebox?action=viewMedia&mediaId=1025429
Category: Social Science

Delusions Of Gender How Our Minds Society And Neurosexism Create Difference

Author : Cordelia Fine
ISBN : 9780393340242
Genre : Psychology
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Using findings from the latest information in developmental psychology, neuroscience and education, this book debunks the assumed differences between male and female brain function and reveals the brain's remarkable plasticity and the influence of culture on identity. Reprint.
Category: Psychology

The Gender And Consumer Culture Reader

Author : Jennifer Scanlon
ISBN : 9780814781319
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 33.17 MB
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From its sweaty beats to the pulsating music on the streets, Latin/o America is perceived in the United States as the land of heat, the toy store for Western sex. It is the territory of magical fantasy and of revolutionary threat, where topography is the travel guide of desire, directing imperial voyeurs to the exhibition of the flesh. Jose Quiroga flips the stereotype upside down: he shows how Latin/o American lesbians and gay men have consistently eschewed notions of sexual identity for a politics of intervention. In Tropics of Desire, Quiroga reads hesitant Mexican poets as sex-positive voices, he questions how outing and identity politics can fall prey to the manipulations of the state, and explores how invisibility has been used as a tactical tool in opposition to the universal imperative to come out. Drawing on diverse cultural examples such as the performance of bolero and salsa, film, literature, and correspondence, and influenced by masters like Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin and a rich tradition of Latin American stylists, Quiroga argues for a politics that denies biological determinism and cannibalizes cultural stereotypes for the sake of political action.
Category: Business & Economics

Gender

Author : Mary Evans
ISBN : 9780415669627
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 55.23 MB
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This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major figures associated with the term. Taking a truly interdisciplinary and global view of gender studies, concepts covered include: Agency Diaspora Heteronormativity Subjectivity Performativity Class Feminist Politics Body Gender identity Reflexivity. With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout the text, Gender: The Key Concepts unweaves the relationships between different aspects of the field defined as gender studies, and is essential for all those studying gender in interdisciplinary contexts as undergraduates, postgraduates and beyond.
Category: Social Science

Gender In The Music Industry

Author : Marion Leonard
ISBN : 0754638626
Genre : Music
File Size : 74.4 MB
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Leonard addresses core issues relating to gender, rock and the music industry through a case study of 'female-centred' bands from the UK and US performing so called 'indie rock' from the 1990s to the present day. Using original interview material with both amateur and internationally renowned musicians, the book further addresses the fact that the voices of musicians have often been absent from music industry studies. Leonard's central aim is to progress from feminist scholarship that has documented and explored the experience of female musicians, to presenting an analytic discussion of gender and the music industry. In this way, the book engages directly with a number of under-researched areas: the impact of gender on the everyday life of performing musicians; gendered attitudes in music journalism, promotion and production; the responses and strategies developed by female performers; the feminist network riot grrrl and the succession of international festivals it inspired under the name of Ladyfest.
Category: Music

Music And Gender

Author : Pirkko Moisala
ISBN : 0252068653
Genre : Music
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International scholars engage in a conversation about music and gender in various cross-culture case studies in an effort to determine how music can help individuals, groups, and nations bridge difficult times of changing values.
Category: Music

Encyclopedia Of Gender And Society

Author : Jodi O'Brien
ISBN : 9781412909167
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22.87 MB
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Entries discuss the impact gender has had on cultural beliefs and practices, social and economic organizations, and individual lives.
Category: Social Science

Gender

Author : Greville G. Corbett
ISBN : 052133845X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 64.4 MB
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Over 200 languages, from English and Russian to Archi and Chichewa, provide illustrations of specific types of gender systems in a comprehensive analysis that reveals distinctions based on sex as well as other criteria.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Violence Of Liberation

Author : Charlene E. Makley
ISBN : 0520250591
Genre : Religion
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"The Violence of Liberation is an innovative and timely evaluation of Tibetan religious revival and changing gender ideals and practices in post-Mao China-one of the first ethnographies based on extensive in a Tibetan community in China since its re-opening in the 1980s. Makley has provided a powerful and nuanced reading of gendered Tibetan and Chinese cultural orders."--Charles F. McKhann, Director of Asian Studies, Whitman College "Charlene Makely has produced an excellent, beautifully written book on the incorporation of a Tibetan area into the Chinese nation, and the gendered aspects of this process. The work sets a standard for future work in terms of the breadth and depth of its research."--Beth Notar, author of Displacing Desire: Travel and Popular Culture in China
Category: Religion