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The Movies of Susanne Bier: a Cohesive Discourse by Rene Hirsch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This book outlines some of the narrative material - structure, characters, contextual elements, and themes - the Danish Director Susanne Bier employed in five of the movies she made between 1999 and 2007, four of them in Denmark (The One And Only, Open Hearts, Brothers, After The Wedding), one in the United States (Things We Lost In The Fire).
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism by Julia Serano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
The New Female Action Hero: An Analysis of Female Masculinity in the New Female Action Hero in Recent Films and Television Shows by Joe Goodwill
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Feminist
This academic but immensely readable book analyzes the rise of the female action over the last three decades in film and television. The author examines the way in which popular culture has revisioned the old archetype of the hero, so that all heroes now can combine the best of both masculine and feminine traits – and so that all women potentially have more freedom.
Femophobia: How Women Have Become Men - On the Fear of Fat, Fear of the Feminine and the Collapse of Society by Tovi Browning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This book gives us tools for a real change. The Feminine is dying. Unless we awaken to this, so may we: eating disorders; broken relationships; our attraction to control and hardness; the speed of our life and its price; women’s hostility towards their bodies; our fear of feelings; epidemic addictions... It is crucial that we allow the Feminine back into our lives, to restore our lost balance.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life by Joanne Borden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
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.
Pencil Me In: A Trans Perspective in a Gendered World by Michael Eric Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Michael Eric Brown shares not only his personal life as a transgender man, but he also talks candidly about gender roles and societal expectations. Approaching the subjects with frankness and occasional humor, he shares his experiences as well as those of countless others in the transgender community in order to communicate openly what it means to be a transgender individual in today’s society.
Uma Década Queer: 50 Entrevistas em Português (2004-2014) by Bruno Horta
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 7, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Existem sexualidades, feminismos, ideologias, políticas, pessoas, opiniões, agendas. Porquê olhar a realidade LGBT como um monolito que pensa ou reivindica a mesma coisa a todo o tempo e a uma só voz? - Bruno Horta
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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