A Patroa: O Real Poder do Macho (Portuguese Edition) by Nice Padilha

By Nice Padilha

Uma batalha épica é travada entre homens e mulheres através de séculos, A Patroa desmistifica as origens desta batalha, expondo fatos históricos desde os primórdios da civilização até a atualidade. Quem é o sexo specialty, frágil? Quais fatores levaram a eclosão deste duelo? Quem ganha esta batalha?
Neste processo, não há o melhor ou mais distinctiveness, há um sistema binário onde um completa o outro, aos pares. A mulher tem uma trajetória ao mesmo pace que parecer ser de submissão e anulação é, na verdade, rica em sua personalidade, essencial para sustentação da sociedade, o genuine poder do macho.
Um livro com uma leitura dinâmica, sucinta e rica em informações, e o ultimate, há vencedores e vencidos?

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Queer Environmentality: Ecology, Evolution, and Sexuality in by Robert Azzarello

By Robert Azzarello

providing a version for significant discussion among queer experiences and environmental reports, Robert Azzarello's ebook strains a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. Azzarello demanding situations the concept that analyzing environmental literature is unsatisfying when it comes to aesthetics and proposes an knowing of literary environmentalism that's wealthy in poetic complexity. With the time period "queer environmentality," Azzarello issues in the direction of a queer sensibility within the historical past of environmental literature to stability the dominant narrative that analyzing environmental literature is tantamount to witnessing a astonishing dramatization of straight teleology. Azzarello's research treats 4 key figures within the American literary culture: Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, and Djuna Barnes. each one of those writers problematizes traditional notions of the unusual matrix among the human, the average, and the sexual. They brilliantly reveal the ways that the queer venture and the environmental venture are continuously hooked up or, placed otherwise, convey that questions and politics of human sexuality are constantly entwined with these linked to the other-than-human world.

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Spielräume in der Konstruktion von Geschlecht und Familie?: by Barbara Rinken

By Barbara Rinken

Dieses Buch liefert einen wichtigen und innovativen Beitrag zur sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschung über Alleinerziehende, die im Zuge der Pluralisierung von Lebensformen eine wachsende und gesellschaftlich bedeutsame Gruppe darstellen. Die vorliegende Arbeit füllt in mehrfacher Hinsicht eine Forschungslücke. Zum einen werden Lebenswirklichkeiten und Haltungen von Alleinerziehenden zu Geschlechter- und Familienleitbildern zu den strukturellen Lebensbedingungen der Gruppe in Beziehung gesetzt, so dass Zusammenhänge und Widersprüche zwischen ‚Sein und Bewusstsein’ deutlich werden. Zum anderen berücksichtigt die Studie systematisch Unterschiede zwischen Ost und West und kann so der vereinheitlichenden öffentlichen Wa- nehmung der Gruppe ein differenzierteres Bild der Lebenswirklichkeit dieser Gruppe entgegen setzen. Die Studie ist durch eine breit gefächerte, gleichwohl stringente Gesamtargumentation gekennzeichnet, die in den theoretischen und sekundäranalytischen Teilen kompetent auf den aktuellen Stand der Forschung rekurriert und im qualitativen empirischen Teil handwerklich solide, sorgfältig und engagiert angelegt ist. Ein durchgängiger Rückbezug der empirischen Ergebnisse auf die theoretischen Ausführungen trägt zur Geschlossenheit der Arbeit wesentlich bei. Die zentrale Frage dieses Buches, die sich auf das Fortwirken von tradit- nellen Geschlechter- und Familienbildern in der heutigen Gesellschaft richtet, wird von der Autorin letztendlich nicht bejahend oder verneinend beantwortet. Vielmehr zeigen die Ergebnisse „Vor- und Zurück- Bewegungen zwischen po- modernen und traditionellen Einstellungen und Handlungen“ (S. :315), die, so die Verfasserin, einerseits Ausdruck subjektiver Ambivalenzen der Allein- ziehenden sind, und andererseits „die derzeitige institutionelle und diskursive gesellschaftliche scenario“ widerspiegeln (ebd. ).

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Woman's Mysteries: Ancient & Modern (C. G. Jung Foundation by Esther Harding

By Esther Harding

right here is a vintage research of the female precept in myths, goals, and spiritual symbolism. In proposing the archetypal foundations of female psychology, the writer exhibits how the traditional spiritual initiations of the moon goddess symbolized the advance of the sentiments. figuring out the mental which means of those initiations, she believes, may help to heal the bothered family members among women and men today.

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The Gender of Crime (Gender Lens) by Dana M. Britton,Shannon K. Jacobsen,Grace E. Howard

By Dana M. Britton,Shannon K. Jacobsen,Grace E. Howard

The Gender of Crime introduces readers to how gender shapes our knowing of each element of crime—from defining what crime is to governing how crime is punished. the second one version of this award-winning e-book keeps the obtainable, reader-friendly narrative of the 1st variation with key updates and new fabric all through, together with elevated specialise in the intersections of race, type, gender, and sexuality in crime and punishment; extra awareness to LGBTQ concerns; extra insurance of gender and crime on university campuses; and more.

This dynamic and provocative ebook illustrates how gender is valuable to the definition, prosecution, and sentencing of crimes, that it shapes how victimization is skilled and understood, and the way it constructions the associations of the legal justice procedure and the reviews of staff inside of that method. The Gender of Crime demonstrates that crime, victimization, and crime keep watch over are by no means generic—they are as an alternative produced and skilled through gendered (and raced, and classed, and sexualized) actors inside contexts of social inequality. This publication highlights key suggestions and encourages readers to imagine via a number of compelling real-life examples, from college violence to company crime. the second one variation of The Gender of Crime is vital interpreting for college kids of gender and sexuality, sociology, criminology, and legal justice.

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Love: A Question for Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Anna G. Jónasdóttir,Ann Ferguson

By Anna G. Jónasdóttir,Ann Ferguson

This distinct, well timed publication of unique essays units the level for a brand new materialist feminist debate at the research, ethics and politics of affection. The participants bring up questions on social strength and domination, situating their study in a materialist feminist standpoint that investigates love traditionally, with the intention to comprehend altering ideologies, representations and practices. The essays diversity from stories of specific representations and examples of affection - feminist translation, mass media pictures and web love blogs - to feminist theories of affection and marriage, to moral and political theories describing, critiquing or advocating using love in teams as a thorough strength. They holiday new flooring in bringing jointly questions of gendered pursuits in love, temporal dimensions of loving practices and the politics of affection in radical differences of society.

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Novelist Tagore: Gender and Modernity in Selected Texts by Radha Chakravarty

By Radha Chakravarty

Rabindranath Tagore is greatly considered as a poet-philosopher and educationist, yet his novels stay a comparatively underexplored element of his oeuvre. targeting gender and modernity as key beneficial properties of his fiction, this ebook charts Tagore's evolution as a novelist from self-conscious psychologizing in Chokher Bali to an engagement with nationalism in Gora and Ghare Baire (The domestic and the World); a portrayal of asceticism and wish in Chaturanga (Quartet); an research of marriage, sexuality and alter in Bengali society in Yogayog (Relationships); an bubbling fusion of social satire and literary experimentation in Shesher Kabita (Farewell Song); and an excessive, dramatic research of affection, politics and terrorism in Char Adhyay (Four Chapters).

This research demonstrates that Tagore’s writings can't be effortlessly assimilated inside of present theoretical frameworks, and urges us to reconsider the traditional oppositions among culture and modernity, masculinity and femininity, East and West, and native and worldwide. Addressing a massive hole within the box, the publication reconstructs Tagore as a novelist of eminent stature, demonstrates the variety and complexity of his inventive genius, his contribution to literary heritage and the relevance of his reflections to our instances. Enriched through insights into the biographical and socio-historical contexts of his novels, this ebook should be of specified curiosity to researchers, lecturers and scholars of comparative and international literature, heritage, postcolonial reviews and gender reviews, as additionally to Tagore enthusiasts.

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Feminism and Method: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, and by Nancy A. Naples

By Nancy A. Naples

Naples attracts on various examine issues, comparable to welfare, poverty, sexual identification, and sexual abuse, to demonstrate the most salient dilemmas of feminist learn: the talk over objectivity, the ambiguity of discourse, the obstacle of "standpoint," and the demanding situations of activist learn. via linking very important feminist theoretical debates with case reviews, Naples illustrates the recommendations she built for resolving the demanding situations posed be postmodern, 3rd global, postcolonial, and queer studies.

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Confucian Image Politics: Masculine Morality in by Ying Zhang

By Ying Zhang

During the Ming-Qing transition (roughly from the 1570s to the 1680s), literati-officials in China hired public kinds of writing, paintings, and social spectacle to give confident ethical photos of themselves and adverse photographs in their opponents. the increase of print tradition, the dynastic switch, and the proliferating techniques to Confucian ethical cultivation jointly gave form to this new political tradition. Confucian snapshot Politics considers the ethical photos of officials�as fathers, sons, husbands, and friends�circulated in various media in and out the court docket. It exhibits how energy negotiations came about via individuals� invocations of Confucian moral beliefs in political assaults, self-expression, self-defense, dialogue of politically delicate matters, and literati neighborhood rebuilding after the dynastic switch. this primary book-length research of early sleek chinese language politics from the point of view of severe men�s historical past indicates how images�the Donglin legitimate, the Fushe student, the turncoat figure�were created, circulated, and contested to serve political purposes.

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