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Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality
By Allan McLeod
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
By geoffrey clarke
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
By Karmanye Thadani
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
(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.
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. Category: 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender 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.
About Whoever
By Karen Sinclair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
By Shafinaaz Hassim
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
By Melanie Rost
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.