Books tagged: gender studies

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Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
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.
Аб фэмінізацыі беларускай мовы: Фэмінізацыя nomina agentis і пэўных іншых катэгорыяў у сучаснай беларускай мове
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative, Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
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.
The Bible Sex and You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
The Bible Sex and You reveals the hidden elements of sex during the biblical period by highlighting what was once permissible but later forbidden in Christianity. Marriage, sex, birth control, abortion, divorce, homosexuality, fornication, adultery and masturbation are each analyzed from antiquity in an attempt to reverse numerous 2,000 year old misinterpretations.
Profiles of Women Writers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of eight different female writers. Included are biographies on: Edith Wharton Kate Chopin Louisa May Alcott Mary Roberts Rinehart Jane Austen Bronte Sisters L.M. Montgomery Elizabeth Gaskell Each profile may also be purc
Kurzgeschichten über starke Frauen
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: German. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dieses Ebook enthält Kurzgeschichten über starke Frauen. Es gibt keinen durchgehenden roten Faden---die Kurzgeschichten sind alle unabhängig voneinander lesbar. Sie haben aber eines gemeinsam: in allen geht es um starke Frauen, die stolz auf ihre athletischen Körper sind, und wie sie den Alltag geschickt meistern.
Men Hurt Too!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
In this book, men from different lifestyles share their thoughts and feelings about addictions, fear of commitment, infidelity, homosexuality, incarcerations, abuse, molestation, anger, etc. This workbook contains short excerpts of various topics, followed by thought-provoking questions. Participants can use it in groups to stimulate lively discussion or individually to encourage self-reflection.
The Frost and the Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.
Cartesian Nuts: Rewriting the Platonic Androgyne in Angela Carter’s Japanese Surrealism, Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
“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."
Review of The Song of the Goddess, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
“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.