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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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 65,220. 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.
Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality by Allan McLeod
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
McLeod’s book highlights how he feels men are disadvantaged in society by institutional sexism in public policy and the overaggressive tactics and practices of a small minority of feminists who have a disproportionate level of social influence leading to the misconception that they speak as a voice for all women.
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.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms by Karmanye Thadani
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
The Woman I Was Born To Be by Aleshia Brevard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.