Books tagged: gender studies

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The New Female Action Hero: An Analysis of Female Masculinity in the New Female Action Hero in Recent Films and Television Shows
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.
Musings on Living Authentically
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Grace Stevens inspires everyone, in and out of the LGBT community, to follow their own truth and live their authentic lives. Musings on Living Authentically, shares the 2015 collection of her muse-inspired stories from her weekly blog, “My Transgender Life,” for The Huffington Post, inviting everyone to examine their own choices, to grow and become better human beings.
21 Female Clichés
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The topic of this book is Female Clichés based on a new scientific direction called Non-Traditional Psychoanalysis. It legalizes some of the subconscious female secrets. Female Clichés are keys to people and situations. All women should learn how to use all 21 Female Clichés professionally.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life
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.
Femophobia: How Women Have Become Men - On the Fear of Fat, Fear of the Feminine and the Collapse of Society
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.
555 Days in Beijing
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
555 Days in Beijing is the story of a Canadian teaching English in China. These journal entries talk about the parts of international travel that come up after the honeymoon period; when you’ve settled in and are living and working as a local. They poignantly and humorously highlight the author’s struggle for recognition as a human being in a foreign culture.
Margins Made Visible, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Pike's review of Laurence Schimel, ed., Things Invisible to see: Gay and Lesbian Tales of Magical Realism (Cambridge, MA: Circlet Press, 1998, paper, 12.95) explores domains in which gender and desire are flexible, using the concept of border land communities.
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 » 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
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 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 » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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.