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  • By: Anupama Rao

    The politics of caste in India today are complex and contentious. The material in this book reflects a renewed national debate about caste inaugurated by the Mandal decision in 1989 - a decision...

  • By: Maitrayee Chaudhuri

    Indian feminism has a rich history. Indian scholars and activists debate feminism in this collection in the context of Indian culture, society and politics. They explore its theoretical...

  • By: Marilyn French

    The bestselling feminist vel that awakened both women and men, The Women's Room follows the transformation of Mira Ward and her circle as the women's movement begins to have an impact on their...

  • By: Jeffrey Weeks

    A study of the regulation of sexuality in Britain since 1800. It examines changes in ideas, the law, sexual morality, the family, birth control and sexual practice. It also includes discussion of...

  • By: Gina Porter, Priyanthi Fernando

    Increasing women's opportunities for micro-enterprise is a vital step in overcoming poverty, and in rural areas, access to markets and transport is a necessary means to achieving that ends. Yet,...

  • By: Stig stenslie, Kjetil Selyik

    A brilliant and illuminating exploration of one man's sexual odyssey, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb" and "A Hole in the World.""Making Love" marks...

  • By: Michael Kevane

    This is perhaps the first comprehensive book on the subject of gender in Africa from a microeconomic perspective. Targeted toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, it provides an...

  • By: Abdelwahab Bouhdiba / Sheridan, Alan (Translator)

    Arguing that Islam is a lyrical view of life in which sexuality enjoys a privileged status, this work represents an attempt to integrate the religious and the sexual. It examines the problem of...

  • By: Lucinda Hawksley

    This volume introduces the reader to the social and political roles and challenges faced by women of Arab/Palestinian society. Even Arabic commentators have failed to accurately assess the...

  • By: Hikka Pietila

    This book covers more than eighty years of history between women and inter-governmental organizations. Unrecorded by history and untold by the media, this book recalls the success story of women...