By Sandra Struthmann
Sandra Struthmann untersucht Gender- und Diversity-Management als Strategie zur Gewinnung exzellenter Frauen als Fach- und Führungskräfte für mittelständische Unternehmen und daraus resultierende, erfolgversprechende Maßnahmen zur Flankierung weiblicher Berufs- und Karrierewege in unternehmerischen Kontexten. Auf der foundation der empirischen Untersuchung des gleichstellungspolitischen establishment von 20 Unternehmen mit ausgewiesenem Fach- und Führungskräftebedarf aus den MINT-Branchen werden Best-Practice-Beispiele der Organisations-, own- und Potenzialentwicklung generiert und implementiert, um qualifizierten Frauen den Zugang zu Fach- und Führungspositionen zu ermöglichen. Die für jedes der 20 Unternehmen individuell formulierten Maßnahmenkataloge des Gender-und Diversity-Managements werden dabei wirksam in der organisationalen size (in shape von exkludierenden Strukturen und Kulturen aufbrechenden Rahmenbedingungen), in der interaktionalen measurement (durch an den Prämissen von Chancengleichheit orientierte Kommunikations- und Interaktionsstrategien) und in der individuellen measurement (durch die gezielte Förderung und Flankierung weiblicher Fähigkeiten und Potenziale).
By David Gauntlett
Popular media current an enormous array of news approximately men and women. What influence do those pictures and concepts have on people’s identities?
The new version of Media, Gender and identification is a hugely readable advent to the connection among media and gender identities this day. totally revised and up-to-date, together with new case reviews and a brand new bankruptcy, it considers quite a lot of examine and gives new methods for pondering the media’s effect on gender and sexuality.
David Gauntlett discusses video clips reminiscent of Knocked Up and Spiderman 3, men’s and women’s magazines, television exhibits, self-help books, YouTube video clips, and extra, to teach how the media play a task within the shaping of person self-identities.
The publication includes:
- a comparison of gender representations some time past and this present day, from James Bond to Ugly Betty
- an advent to key theorists akin to Judith Butler, Anthony Giddens and Michel Foucault
- an define of inventive ways, the place identities are explored with video, drawing, or Lego bricks
- a Companion site with additional articles, interviews and chosen hyperlinks, at: www.theoryhead.com.
By Julia C. Bullock,Ayako Kano,James Welker,Elyssa Faison,Sarah Frederick,Barbara Hartley,Kathryn Hemmann,Chris McMorran,Akwi Seo,Hillary Maxson,Setsu Shigematsu,Nancy K. Stalker,J. Keith Vincent,Leslie Winston,Tomomi Yamaguchi
Rethinking eastern Feminisms deals a wide review of the good range of feminist suggestion and perform in Japan from the early 20th century to the current. Drawing on methodologies and techniques from anthropology, cultural experiences, gender and sexuality stories, heritage, literature, media reports, and sociology, every one bankruptcy offers the result of study in response to a few mixture of unique archival study, cautious textual research, ethnographic interviews, and player observation.
The quantity is equipped into sections interested in activism and activists, employment and schooling, literature and the humanities, and boundary crossing. a few chapters make clear principles and practices that resonate with feminist idea yet locate expression in the course of the paintings of writers, artists, activists, and workers who've no longer normally been thought of feminist; others revisit particular moments within the background of jap feminisms so that it will complicate or problem the dominant scholarly and well known understandings of particular activists, practices, and ideology. The chapters are contextualized via an creation that gives ancient historical past on feminisms in Japan, and a forward-looking end that considers what it ability to reconsider jap feminism at this ancient juncture.
Building on greater than 4 many years of scholarship on feminisms in jap and English, in addition to a long time extra on women’s background, Rethinking jap Feminisms deals a various and multivocal method of scholarship on jap feminisms unrivaled through latest courses. Written in language available to scholars and non-experts, will probably be at domestic within the fingers of scholars and students, in addition to activists and others attracted to gender, sexuality, and feminist concept and activism in Japan and in Asia extra broadly.
By Jacqueline Warwick,Allison Adrian
This interdisciplinary quantity explores the girl’s voice and the development of girlhood in modern renowned song, vacationing ladies as musicians, activists, and performers via subject matters that diversity from woman vocal improvement in the course of youth to women’ on-line media tradition. whereas ladies’ voices are extra widespread than ever in well known song tradition, the categorical sonic personality of the younger girl voice is regularly denied authority. many years previous clichés of ladies as frivolous, foolish, and deserving of contempt succeed in mainstream renowned photo and sound. however, ladies locate how one can increase their voices and make themselves heard. This quantity explores the modern girl’s voice to light up the best way beliefs of girlhood are traditionally particular, and how adults body and build girlhood to either valorize and vilify women and girls. Interrogating well known song, adolescence, and gender, it analyzes the historical past of the all-girl band from the Runaways to the current; the altering anatomy of a girl’s voice all through formative years; girl’s participatory tradition through youtube and rock camps, and representations of the girl’s voice in different media like audiobooks, movie, and television.?Essays ponder woman performers like Jackie Evancho and Lorde, and all-girl bands like Sleater Kinney, The Slits and Warpaint, in addition to performative 'girlishness' within the voices of woman vocalists like Joni Mitchell, Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Taylor speedy, Kathleen Hanna, and Rebecca Black. engaging in woman experiences inside and past the sector of tune, this ebook unites scholarly views from disciplines similar to musicology, ethnomusicology, comparative literature, women’s and gender reports, media stories, and schooling to enquire the significance of women’ voices in renowned song, and to aid resolve the complexities certain up in tune and girlhood within the modern contexts of North the US and the United Kingdom.? ?
By Kalpana Sharma
By Shirin M. Rai
In chapters on key problems with nationalism and nation-building, the 3rd wave of democratization and globalization and governance, Rai argues that the gendered means within which nationalist statebuilding occured created deep fissures and pressures for improvement. She is going directly to exhibit how ladies have engaged with associations of governance in constructing international locations, taking a look particularly at political participation, deliberative democracy, illustration, management and country feminism. via this engagement, Rai claims, important new political areas were created. notwithstanding Rai focuses in-depth on how those debates have performed out in India, the book's argument is very proper for politics around the constructing world.
This is a special and compelling synthesis of gender politics with principles approximately improvement from an authoritative determine within the field.
By Jill Liddington
Many did. a few wrote 'Votes for ladies' boldly throughout their schedules. Others concealed in darkened homes or, with regards to Emily Wilding Davison, in a cabinet in the homes of Parliament.
Yet many didn't. Even a few suffragettes who may be anticipated to boycott made up our minds to conform - and accomplished a superbly exact agenda. Why?
Vanishing for the vote explores the 'battle for the census' arguments that raged throughout Edwardian England in spring 1911. It investigates why a few dedicated campaigners made up our minds opposed to civil disobedience strategies, in its place opting to supply the govt. with exact facts for its overall healthiness and welfare reforms.
This e-book plunges the reader into the turbulent global of Edwardian politics, so vividly recorded on census evening 1911. in response to a wealth of brand-new documentary proof, it bargains compelling interpreting for background students and basic readers alike.
Sumptuously produced, with 50 illustrations and a useful Gazetteer of suffrage campaigners.
By John Tosh
Tosh starts off by way of the event of boyhood, married existence, intercourse, and fatherhood within the early many years of the 19th century—illustrated by means of case reviews representing quite a few backgrounds—and then contrasts this with the lives of the past due Victorian new release. He reveals that the 1st workforce of guys put a brand new price at the domestic as a response to the disorienting adventure of urbanization and as a reaction to the lessons of Evangelical Christianity. Domesticity nonetheless proved challenging in perform, even though, simply because so much males have been prone to be absent from domestic for many of the day, and the function of dad started to collect its glossy indeterminacy. via the 1870s, males have been changing into much less enchanted with the pleasures of domestic. as soon as the rights of other halves have been prolonged by way of legislation and society, marriage appeared much less appealing, and the bachelor international of clubland flourished as by no means before.
The Victorians declared that to be absolutely human and completely masculine, males has to be lively individuals in household lifestyles. In exposing the contradictions during this excellent, they outlined the weather for gender politics within the subsequent century.
By Sheila Allen,Carole Truman
This vital assortment, first released in 1993, brings jointly the main complete analyses of women’s adventure in company to this point. The small company international – frequently linked to males – is unpacked to demonstrate the a number of roles performed via ladies. hyperlinks are made among existence and business-styles, the interface among enterprise and family members existence, paid and unpaid paintings and altering social and financial styles. all through, the constraints of present thought, perform and regulations in underestimating the importance of girl entrepreneurship are proven. overseas in point of view, and drawing at the paintings of prime researchers in paintings and employment, this quantity illuminates the hidden assumptions underlying ways which problem themselves in simple terms with businessmen. It issues easy methods to a greater realizing of the which means of self-employment and small enterprise in marketplace economies and to a more suitable clarification in their role.
By Barry Blades