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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: $2.99 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: $2.99 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
About Whoever by Karen Sinclair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Sex education
About Whoever is insightful, compelling analysis that puts contemporary sexuality on the social analyst’s couch. Experiences of real people, influences of history, culture, crucial developments in American Equal Rights, “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, domestic partnerships and other news provide fascinating discussion. Gay, Straight, right-wing, left, or whoever we are, About Whoever is about us.
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
Three Years of Hate: The Very Best of In Mala Fide by In Mala Fide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by MattForney.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
Three Years of Hate is a compilation of over 60 of my best blog posts from my old site In Mala Fide, from nearly 1,000 that were written. They include topics on game, dating, sex, self-improvement, politics, American society, humor and more.
Over his Shoulder by Geoffrey Clarke
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,240. 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.
Cartesian Nuts: Rewriting the Platonic Androgyne in Angela Carter’s Japanese Surrealism, Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005 by Scott A. Dimovitz
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Essay » Literature
“In her otherwise largely realist fiction before Japan, Carter often used a male protagonist, her feminism consisted mainly of female characters’ exploitation and final destruction or violently taking the role of the male characters. This binary, as it happens, informs Carter’s analysis of Sade’s work, where women are classified into two types."
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.
Transcending Gender: Challenging the Binary Divide, Femspec Issue 1.1 by Mary Fambrough
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A doctoral candidate in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve covers the Third International Congress on sex and gender held at Oxford University. She discusses intersexual individuals reported on by Lee Anderson Brown of Sydney, and explores sources that might inspire artistic representations of gender that might be more experimental for creators of future gender bending sci fi works.
Review of The Song of the Goddess, Femspec Issue 6.2 by Lynne Reed
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
“In terms of information sharing, through this volume more people can be informed that there is the feminine centered Hindu text, the Devi-Gita, to balance the well known male-oriented Bhagavad-Gita. This seems important as a role model of an ancient religion having a supreme deity. One learns by examining this translation that Sanskrit offers different gender/andro questions than other languages.
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.