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Against recognition /

by McNay, Lois.

Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA Polity 2008Description: vii, 232 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction: against recognition -- 1. Recognition and misrecognition in the psyche -- 2. The politics of recognition -- 3. Narrative and recognition -- 4. Recognition and redistribution -- 5. Beyond recognition: identity and agency. Missing 15 March 2012Summary: "In this original book, Lois McNay argues that the insights of the recognition theorists are undercut by their reliance on an inadequate account of power. Using Bourdieu's relational sociology, McNay develops an alternative account of individual agency that connects identity to structure. By focusing on issues of gender identity and agency, she opens up new pathways to move beyond the oppositions between material and cultural feminisms."--BOOK JACKET.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Confronting equality : gender, knowledge and global change /

by Connell, Raewyn.

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Polity Press 2011Description: 190 p. ; 21 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [170]-186) and index.Summary: What does social equality mean now, in a world of markets, global power and new forms of knowledge? In this book Raewyn Connell combines vivid research with theoretical insight and radical politics to address this question. The focus moves across gender equality struggles, family change, class and education, intellectual workers, and the global dimension of social science, to contemporary theorists of knowledge and global power, and the political dilemmas of today's left. Written with clarity and passion, this book proposes a bold agenda for social science, and shows it in action.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Engendering social policy. /

by Watson, Sophie (ed.) | Doyal, Lesley (ed.).

Publisher: Buckingham, U.K. Open University Press 1999Description: [vii], 211 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction / Sophie Watson -- 1. The changing worlds of work and families / Hilary Land -- 2. Sex, gender and health : a new approach / Lesley Doyal -- 3. City/genders / Sophie Watson -- 4. 'She's there for me' : caring in a rural community / Imogen Taylor -- 5. Child protection policy and practice : women in the front line / Elaine Farmer and Margaret Boushel -- 6. The criminalization of female poverty / Christina Pantazis -- 7. Domestic violence policy in the 1990s / Gill Hague -- 8. Fatherhood, children and violence : placing the UK in an international context / Marianne Hester and Lynne Harne -- 9. Mainstreaming equality / Teresa Rees -- 10. 'Dangerous and different' : reconstructions of madness in the 1990s and the role of mental health policy / Sarah Payne.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gender : the key concepts /

by Evans, Mary (ed.) | Williams, Carolyn (ed.).

Publisher: London, U.K. Routledge 2013Description: xv, 277 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: This volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major figures associated with the term. Taking a truly interdisciplinary and global view of gender studies, concepts covered include: Agency Diaspora Heteronormativity Subjectivity Performativity Class Feminist Politics Body Gender identity Reflexivity. With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout the text, this book unweaves the relationships between different aspects of the field defined as gender studies, and is essential for all those studying gender in interdisciplinary contexts as undergraduates, postgraduates and beyond.Availability: No items available Lost (1).

Gender and social policy in a global context : uncovering the gendered structure of 'the social /

by Razavi, Shahra | Hassim, Shireen.

Publisher: Hampshire, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2006Description: xvii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gender equality, family policy and social care. /

by Gilbert, Neil.

Publisher: 1993Description: pp.42-58.Notes: Rec. no for book B5482 Individual papers indexed. ID is the same. indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gender inequalities in the 21st century : new barriers and continuing constraints /

by Scott, Jacqueline (ed.) | Crompton, Rosemary (ed.) | Lyonette, Clare (ed.).

Publisher: Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, MA Edward Elgar Publishing 2010Description: xiii, 297 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Other title: Gender inequalities in the twenty-first century.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction: What's New About Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century? / Jacqueline Scott, Rosemary Crompton and Clare Lyonette - Becoming Adult: The Persisting Importance of Class and Gender / Ingrid Schoon - Class Reproduction, Occupational Inheritance and Occupational Choices / Fiona Devine - Ethnic Differences in Women's Economic Activity: A Focus on Pakistani and Bangladeshi Women / Angela Dale and Sameera Ahmed - Gender and the Post-industrial Shift / Janette Webb - Penalties of Part-time Work Across Europe / Tracey Warren - Feminising Professions in Britain and France: How Countries Differ / Nicky Le Feuvre - Gender Segregation and Bargaining in Domestic Labour: Evidence from Longitudinal Time-use Data/ Man Yee Kan and Jonathan Gershuny - Family, Class and Gender 'Strategies' in Mothers' Employment and Childcare / Rosemary Crompton and Clare Lyonette - Perceptions of Quality of Life: Gender Differences Across the Life Course / Jacqueline Scott, Anke C. Plagnol and Jane Nolan - Within-Household Inequalities Across Classes' Management and Control of Money / Fran Bennett, Jerome De Henau and Sirin Sung - Restructuring Gender Relations: Women's Labour Market Participation and Earnings Inequality Among Households / Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund and Arne Mastekaasa - Feminist Policies and Feminist Conflicts: Daddy's Care or Mother's Milk? / Anne Lise Ellings ter - A Mysterious Commodity: Capitalism and Femininity / Mary Evans.Summary: Both women and men strive to achieve a work and family balance, but does this imply more or less equality? Does the persistence of gender and class inequalities refute the notion that lives are becoming more individualized ? Leading international authorities document how gender inequalities are changing and how many inequalities of earlier eras are being eradicated. However, this book shows there are new barriers and constraints that are slowing progress in attaining a more egalitarian society. Taking the new global economy into account, the expert contributors to this book examine the conflicts between different types of feminisms, revise old debates about ?equality? and ?difference? in the gendered nature of work and care, and propose new and innovative policy solutions.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Her story : images of women's work. /

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission 1992Description: 35 p.Notes: missing stocktake 1997Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Men, women and household work. /

by Goodnow, Jacqueline | Bowes, Jennifer.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press 1994Description: 224 p.Notes: missing stocktake 1996 & 1997Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Overturning the male breadwinner model in the Australian protection system. /

by Cass, Bettina.

Publisher: 1995Description: p. 47-66 (v.1).Notes: Rec. no. for book B7041 indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Refugee settlement, safety and wellbeing : exploring domestic and family violence in refugee communities. /

by Rees, Susan | Pease, Bob.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Service 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This study was designed to examine the significance and inter-relatedness of cultural, ; psychosocial and economic factors in the safety and wellbeing of refugee families experiencing domestic and family violence and to produce knowledge that could in form the development of effective settlement supports for refugee families. ; An action research methodology, utilising story-board group work to elicit pictorial and written ; data and individual interviews conducted by culturally competent research assistants, was ; developed. Participants from Ethiopia, South and North Sudan, Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia and ; communities from Iraq were recruited by expert sampling and data was analysed through the lens ; of human rights and intersectional feminism.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Understanding the risks of social exclusion across the life course : older age /

by Becker, Elizabeth | Boreham, Richard.

Publisher: London, U.K. National Centre for Social Research 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Welfare & social policy in Australia : the distribution of advantage. /

by Wearing, Michael (ed.) | Berreen, Rosemary (ed.).

Publisher: Marrickville, N.S.W. Harcourt Brace 1994Description: xxi, 262 p. Bibliography: p. 250-52.Notes: For tertiary studentsAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Working families : sharing the load. /

by Australia. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Office of.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS [1991]Description: Kit. 20 p. Bibliography.Notes: missing stocktake 1996 & 1997Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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