Gender Identities in a Globalized World
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Gender Identities in a Globalized World by Ana Martha Gonzalez
Book DescriptionThis cross-disciplinary collection of essays focuses on gender from multiple perspectives, touching on a variety of aspects that range from specific tendencies, such as fashion, to general trends connected to globalisation, human dignity, and world migration. The main themes include human rights, political economy, cultural diversity, democracy, immigration, dignity, care, and shifts in hegemonic male models of societies. The volume differs from others published on gender as it focuses on the impact of globalisation on gender identities, and examines the potent for global masculinities and feminisms, as well as the implications that these might have on the local level. The multidisciplinary approach allows analysis of the topic from several different points of view and methodologies. The pioneering studies in this unique volume will be of great interest to sociologists, feminists, philosophers, and scholars and students of gender identity and globalisation trends.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591026747
(215mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ana Martha Gonzalez
Care Professions and Globalization, Hardback (May 2014)
This volume presents an extended reflection on human dependency and the need to 'care' and be 'cared for'. Philosophers, theologians, social theorists, economists, and professional caregivers to discuss the challenges of professional caregiving, analyzing how societies can promote relationships in which individuals can give and receive 'care'.
Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, Paperback (April 2012)
A title dedicated to the examination of the fashion and the beauty systems as symbolic spaces of production and reproduction, representation and communication of artefacts, meanings, social practices, and visual or textual renditions of cloth, clothing and appearance.
Identities Through Fashion, Paperback (February 2012)» View all books by Ana Martha Gonzalez
A cross-disciplinary study of the role of fashion in contemporary society, and its relationship with individual identity and the self.
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Author Biography - Ana Martha Gonzalez
Ana Marta Gonzalez (Barelona, Spain) is deputy chair of the Department of Philosophy and professor of moral philosophy at the University of Navarra, Spain. She is the author of Moral, razon y naturaleza and the editor of several books, including Contemporary Perspectives on Natural Law: Natural Law as a Limiting Concept and (with Alejandro Garcia) Distincion social y moda. Victor Seidler (London, England) is professor of social theory in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths University of London. He is the author of Urban Fears and Global Terrors: Citizenship, Multicultures and Belongings After 7/7 and four other books.
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