In this explosive new book, acclaimed French author Elisabeth Badinter attacks a most unlikely force undermining women’s equality: liberal motherhood, in thrall to all that is natural. Attachment parenting, co-sleeping and on-demand breastfeeding—these hallmarks of contemporary motherhood have... More Info
As celebrities sporting "baby bumps," politicians, Olympic athletes, and talk show guests, mothers are ubiquitous throughout U.S. media and popular culture. Like lightning rods, these high-profile mothers attract accolades and judgments associated with ideals of female sexuality, gender roles, and... More Info
In Paying for Masculinitiy, Murray Knuttila argues that male dominance is best understood in the context of the particular mode of gender practice hegemonic masculinity that typifies patriarchal gender orders. "
Just Life reorients ethics and politics around the generativity of mothers and daughters rather than the right to property and the sexual proprieties of the Oedipal drama. Invoking two concrete universals--everyone is born of a woman and everyone needs to eat--Rawlinson rethinks labor and food as... More Info
This book outlines key facets of the authors' five year development project on sex tourism and prostitution in the Philippines, and is a powerful reflection on the raging debates taking place among feminists about the Third World. Ralston and Keeble follow the history of prostitution in former... More Info