Download Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, by R. Warnicke PDF

By R. Warnicke

This attention-grabbing examine delves into the lives of six Tudor ladies celebrated for his or her reputed wickedness. accrued listed here are debts of Anne Boleyn, Katherine Howard, Anne Seymour, Lettice Dudley, and Jane and Alice extra. Warnicke rescues those ladies from old misrepresentations and is helping us to rediscover the complicated global of Tudor society.

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Download Attending to Early Modern Women: Conflict and Concord by Karen Nelson PDF

By Karen Nelson

This quantity considers women's roles within the conflicts and negotiations of the early smooth global. Essays discover the ways in which gender shapes women's company in instances of conflict, non secular strife, and fiscal switch. How have been clash and harmony gendered in histories, literature, track, and political, criminal, didactic, and spiritual treatises?

Four interdisciplinary plenary themes flooring this exploration: Negotiations, Economies, Faiths & Spiritualities, and Pedagogies. students concentration upon many areas of the early glossy world--the Atlantic global, the Mediterranean international, Granada, Indonesia, the Low international locations, England, and Italy--inflected by means of such religions as Islam, Catholicism, and Reformed Protestantism, as they got here into touch with indigenous spiritualities and with each other.

Essays and workshop summaries research how gender and sophistication are implicated in monetary swap and examine the methods gender and faith map onto voyages of alternate, exploration, or imperialism. They examine how girls, as participants and as contributors of political or relatives networks, have been instrumental in transmitting, selling, aiding, or thwarting assorted religions during periods of spiritual crises. This quantity additionally deals tools for instructing and discovering those issues. it will likely be useful to students of medieval and early glossy women's stories, specifically these operating in historical past, literature, languages, musicology, and spiritual studies.

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Download Gender, Sexuality, and Meaning: Linguistic Practice and by Sally McConnell-Ginet PDF

By Sally McConnell-Ginet

This quantity deals a consultant number of Sally McConnell-Ginet's courses on language, gender and sexuality, which circle round the following topics: language clients are actively engaged in making meanings, either as audio system and listeners; languages and socio-political associations constrain, yet don't verify, communicative probabilities; recognition to language deepens knowing of gender and sexuality, together with connections to ethnicity, type, race, and different dimensions of social identification and inequality.

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Download The Non-Violent Militant: Volume 9 (Women's Source Library) by Ann Fitzgerald,Carol McPhee PDF

By Ann Fitzgerald,Carol McPhee

First released in 1987. This quantity collects jointly writings of Teresa Billington-Greig, suffragette, activist and political theorist. one of many first organizers for the Women's Social and Political Union, she was once a founder-member of the Women's freedom League. She used to be additionally the 1st suffragette to be despatched to Holloway Gaol. This quantity offers new insights into this remarkable women's lifelong efforts within the woman's movement

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Download Bishkek Boys: Neighbourhood Youth and Urban Change in by Philipp Schröder PDF

By Philipp Schröder

In this pioneering ethnographic learn of id, writer Philipp Schröder explores integration and concrete switch in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek from the vantage element of younger males dwelling within the neighbourhood. relating issues together with authority, violence, social and imaginary geographies, interethnic family members, and competing notions of belonging to the town, Bishkek Boys bargains designated insights into how post-Socialist monetary liberalization, rural-urban migration and ethnic nationalism have reshaped social relatives one of the boys who come of age during this imperative Asian city environment.

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Download Discrimination in Latin America (Latin American Development by Alberto Chong,Andrea Moro,Alejandro Toledo,Hugo Ñopo PDF

By Alberto Chong,Andrea Moro,Alejandro Toledo,Hugo Ñopo

whereas there's a strongly held trust that Latin American societies are hugely discriminatory, the commercial career has discovered quite little proof for this conception, and till lately different social sciences had prevailed within the dialogue of this well timed and correct subject. the improvement of recent instruments for studying the industrial mechanisms underlying discrimination, even if, has unfolded a number of avenues for study. This publication offers a suite of experiences on modern discrimination in Latin the US that takes good thing about those new instruments through targeting social interactions that variety from cooperation, team formation, and the impression of migration in negative households to precise markets reminiscent of housing and exertions. The ideas utilized contain conventional regression research, experimental ways, and audit stories, in addition to structural tools. This wide variety of analytical methods results in findings that be sure a number of the universal perceptions concerning discrimination yet problem the normal knowledge in different regardsIn a few circumstances the long-held traditional knowledge would possibly not carry in any respect. Latin americans don't discriminate roughly than population of different areas, and the discrimination that does ensue seems to be mostly to stem from lack of knowledge on individuals—a results of nice curiosity in schools and universities that educate classes on Latin American improvement either on the undergraduate and graduate point. moreover, this book’s findings expand to the political enviornment, as they problem average regulations which were useless for many years. eventually, this booklet may be of curiosity to researchers, because the empirical tools hired are on the leading edge of the career. in truth, as well as the contribution that this quantity makes to the literature on discrimination, it additionally has the capability to give a contribution extra extensively to exertions economics, improvement economics and experimental economics, in addition to to Latin American studies.

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Download Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground by Cory L. Armstrong,Gaye Tuchman,Julie L. Andsager,Dunja PDF

By Cory L. Armstrong,Gaye Tuchman,Julie L. Andsager,Dunja Antunovic,Kim Bissell,Timothy Brown,Sim Butler,Carolyn M. Byerly,Dianne Bystrom,Steve J. Collins,Donna Z. Davis,Stine Eckert,Tracy Everbach,Barbara Friedman,Fangfang Gao,J. Robyn Goodman,Adriane Grumb

For a long time, students have many times stumbled on the inequity of gender representations in informational and leisure media. starting with the seminal paintings via Gaye Tuchman and co-workers, we've got many times noticeable a systemic underrepresentation and misrepresentation of ladies in media. interpreting the newest examine in discourse and content material analyses trending in either household and overseas circles, Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground highlights the progress—or lack thereof—in media concerning portrayals of girls, throughout genres and cultures in the twenty-first century. mixing either unique reports and descriptive overviews of present media structures, best students review the portrayals of girls in modern venues, together with ads, videogames, political tales, overall healthiness conversation, and truth television.

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Download The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis by Barbara Creed PDF

By Barbara Creed

In just about all serious writings at the horror movie, girl is conceptualised simply as sufferer. In The Monstrous-Feminine Barbara Creed demanding situations this patriarchal view by way of arguing that the prototype of all definitions of the enormous is the feminine reproductive body.
With shut connection with a few vintage horror movies together with the Alien trilogy, The Exorcist and Psycho, Creed analyses the seven `faces' of the monstrous-feminine: archaic mom, immense womb, vampire, witch, possessed physique, substantial mom and castrator. Her argument that guy fears girl as castrator, instead of as castrated, questions not just Freudian theories of sexual distinction yet latest theories of spectatorship and fetishism, delivering a provocative re-reading of classical and modern movie and theoretical texts.

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Download The Pleasures of the Text: Violette Leduc and Reader by Elizabeth Locey PDF

By Elizabeth Locey

Why was once Violette Leduc's 1954 novel ThZr_se et Isabelle no longer released in its entirety until eventually November 2000? lower than hazard of scandal and obsenity fees, French writer Gallimard withheld the radical, yet Leduc persevered to jot down of her lifestyles as a girl author in wartime Paris, frankly depicting her personal and imagined lesbian reviews. Mentored via Simone de Beauvoir and a latest of French twentieth-century luminaries Sartre, Camus, Genet, and Cocteau, Leduc is, even if, recognized most sensible as France's nice unknown author. within the Pleasures of the textual content, Elizabeth Locey restores Leduc to her rightful position within the canon, bringing to gentle her singular and critical contributions to modern literary concept. Locey reads Leduc's works from the point of view of reader seduction, which erodes the divide among physique and textual content. Situating Leduc inside of a continuum with Emma Bovary and Roland Barthes at its extremes, Locey investigates Leduc's use of the erotic contact, glance, and voice to seduce her readers. greater than an obtainable advent to an missed author, The Pleasures of the textual content confronts and demanding situations the philosophical debate among pornography and erotica and pins down a number of the usually slippery methods excitement is mapped onto the physique of the reader.

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