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, and in the brain, the differences...

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

“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 tested, and methodological...

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

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 “power” are the two concerns...

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender (Third Edition)

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 and substance and because of...

Smart women – foolish choices: Finding the right men, avoiding the wrong ones

Smart women – foolish choices: Finding the right men, avoiding the wrong ones
Why is it that so many bright, successful, interesting women end up with the wrong men? In this fascinating new book, clinical psychologists Dr. Connell Cowan and Dr. Melvyn Kinder, who have more than sixteen years’ experience in private practice listening to both women and men, reveal the surprising answers. They offer much-needed insights and advice...

Applications of feminist legal theory to women’s lives: Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction

Applications of feminist legal theory to women’s lives: Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction
Pornography, prostitution, battering, rape, pay equity, sexual harassment, motherhood, abortion, adoption, and new reproductive technologies – these are some of the pressing issues that affect women. This book, the second of two volumes (volume 1: Women in the political economy – edited by Ronnie J. Steinberg), examines the application of feminist...

Agent Orange

Agent Orange
Agent orange: impact of chemical warfare on the reproductive rights of women and men in Vietnam (Chất độc Da cam: những ảnh hưởng của chiến tranh hóa học lên sức khỏe sinh sản của phụ nữ và nam giới ở Việt Nam) by Indai Sajor, Lê Thị Nhâm Tuyết Published in 2000