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Wednesday's Women
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This books is based on Dr Michael O'Leary's doctoral thesis 'Social and Literary Constraints on Women Writers in New Zealand: 1945 to 1970'. This book clearly establishes the anti women biases of the male literary establishment in New Zealand during this period.
Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's 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.
Over his Shoulder
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: 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.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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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.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: 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.