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Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective by Shafinaaz Hassim
Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
'Daughters are Diamonds' is a groundbreaking study on the objectification of women in honour-bound, traditionalist societies. The study asks questions about the failures of democracy in protecting minority rights, especially those with regard to women. It looks in particular at the case study of Indian Muslim women in South Africa.
Shit that Pisses Me Off by Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
Аб фэмінізацыі беларускай мовы: Фэмінізацыя nomina agentis і пэўных іншых катэгорыяў у сучаснай беларускай мове by Уладзіслаў Гарбацкі
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
On the Feminisation of the Belarusian Language: Feminisation of the Nomina Agentis and Certain Other Categories in Contemporary Belarusian. In Belarusian. На першы погляд тэма можа падацца цікавай толькі мовазнаўцам, аднак яе пастаноўка і артыкуляваньне ў кантэксьце сучасных дэбатаў вакол беларускага правапісу і праз прызму фэмінізму робіць тэму часткай каляніялісцкага дыскурсу.
More Shit that Pisses Me Off by Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Why do men spit (and women don’t)? What’s the real problem with cellphones? What’s wrong with wedding leave? Do you remember Grade Ten History? Why isn’t being a soldier more like being a mother? What did God really promise? And let’s talk about sex…
Masculinity in Tolkien by Melanie Rost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
In Masculinity in Tolkien, Rost argues that despite Tolkien's often conservative views when it comes to sex and gender, a closer look at how masculinity is performed in his works actually shows the social criticism hidden within, the rejection of the heroic code and the search for a hero and a masculinity which is built on love and loyalty, not the excess of courage and pride of heroic poetry.
Being a Real Man: A Masculine Manifesto by Rick and Becky Kraemer
Series: Real Man, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Males are bombarded with conflicting and confusing messages about masculinity from the media, friends, parents, school and work. This short booklet explains the surprising true nature of masculinity – a real man takes care of the responsibilities placed on him by society and his own commitments. It explains what men do that isn’t manly, how to spot true masculinity, and how to be a real man.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story by Barbara Deloto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Men's sexuality, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
Egalité des Sexes et Autonomisation des Femmes by Rodolphe HOUGANGOYE NGOUAMBILA
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Le présent article est l’occasion pour nous, d’une part, de faire un état de lieux de l’égalité des sexes dans l’espace Francophone, afin d’apprécier son niveau d’évaluation, et d’autres part, de dégager quelques perspectives pour amener cette question de parité entre l’homme la femme à être véritablement effective dans les pays Francophones.
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey by Valerie Frankel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
The Lingering Clasp of the Hand by Geoffrey Clarke
You set the price! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
The romance of masculine adventure concentrates on action and adventure most often in a foreign locale. The fiction of adventure romance frequently contains covert references, situations and plots in which masculinity in some of its more extreme forms is manifested. The assurance of white dominance, the proof from technical superiority, the enrolling of ’loyal natives’ against savages, and so for
Well Water Woman by Gloria Ng
Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
Workplace Conflict and the Impact of Gender by S Van Spronsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Essay » Sociology
Workplace Conflict and the Impact of Gender is a researched approach, examination and measurement to the female and male affective responses to situations of resolved and unresolved conflict in the workplace. The research results contribute to the growing body of literature that suggests that gender does play a role in the differing ways that men and women react emotionally to conflict in the work
Over his Shoulder by Geoffrey Clarke
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A study of the aesthetics of the masculine novel of action and the romance form in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights by Joanne Borden
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
The Rise of the American Teenager by Nasser Chihadih
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This award-winning essay discusses the social foundations of “teenage” history, and how it was different to be a “teenager” across history. Moreover, this in-depth study will help explain current social phenomena from legal emancipation from a parent to the birth of the “tweener” or pre-teen subcultural notion.
On Passing: A Play in One Act by Michael Eric Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment
It's not always easy being a transgender individual, and the journey to self-authenticity can be filled with much pain and loss; from losing loved ones as well as employment and housing. Not to be overlooked is the risk these individuals take with their very lives in order to be themselves. This short play depicts the violent result of discrimination that many transgender people face in daily life
Femophobia: How Women Have Become Men - On the Fear of Fat, Fear of the Feminine and the Collapse of Society by Tovi Browning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Femophobia is a provocative book, unmasking our fear of the Feminine: our fear of softness, our inner misogyny, how Vagina became Penis in disguise, the vendetta against fat and its medical secrets, epidemic addictions, society’s love affair with force, pain and hardness. We are in a desperate need of the Feminine to rebalance our lives. This book gives us tools for a real and positive change.
The Gender Police: A Diary by Ros Ball & James Millar
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The 'Gender Police: A Diary' is an intriguing and insightful record of how people treat girls and boys differently. When Ros Ball and James Millar’s son was born in 2010 they started to tweet about how people treated him compared to his big sister. What began as an attempt to retain their sanity in a gender obsessed world became a life changing experiment about gender identity.
From Don Juan to Sexual Vampirism by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
From Don Juan to Sexual Vampirism, it is an essay on the amorous behavior of two types of people: Don Juan and sexual vampire.
Looking at Women by Evan Gillespie
Series: What Were We Thinking?!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Essay » Literature
From big-game hunting to understanding NASCAR, women face the challenges of the 21st century with determination and strength. Well, most of them do. Some of them think obsessively about clothes and sex instead. Evan Gillespie reviews a handful of books that, although written by women, are instructive for everyone as examples of the myriad ways that millennial women see themselves.