Biological politics: Feminist and anti-feminist perspectives

Biological politics: Feminist and anti-feminist perspectives

One of the perennial themes of argument for feminists has been the extent to which biology influences the destiny of women. Variations on this theme have consistently been put forward by writers on the so-called “woman question”. Argument has focused on sex differences in physical strength and aggressive, in reproduction,...

“Feminity”, “Masculinity”, and “Androgyny”: A Modern Philosophical Discussion

In this philosophical exploration at sex roles, the authors deal with the central question of whether the “masculine” is male-linked and the “feminine”, female-linked with respect both to psychological characteristics and social and labor roles. Various notions of sex and gender in the literature are discussed and...

Visibility and Power (Essays on Women in Society and Development)

This book is a collection of nineteen articles devoted to gender studies. They reflect some of the major concerns in the area as they have emerged over the last two decades. The essays present different points of view, cover a variety of themes, and range across regions and cultures. At the same time “Visibility” and...

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender (Third Edition)

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender, Third Edition, is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in gender. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading sociologists, researchers, and social commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness...

Legislation and policies related to Reproductive Health and Rights

Legislation and policies related to Reproductive Health and Rights

Research project and national report on “Legislation and policies related to Reproductive Health and Rights”, was conducted in 2003-2005