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The following readings are recommended for students interested in exploring the topics of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module.

  • Abrams, Allison (2017). Gender-based interruption and the Supreme Court. Psychology Today, 1 May.
  • Bates, Laura (2014). Everyday Sexism: The Project that Inspired a Worldwide Movement. New York: St Martin's Press.
  • Bell, Linda A., and David Blumenfeld, eds. (1995). Overcoming Racism and Sexism. Rowman & Littlefield.  » This collection of essays, by scholars from many different intellectual perspectives and ethnic backgrounds, explores practical as well as theoretical aspects of racism and sexism while probing the connections and differences between them.
  • Brammertz, Serge and Michelle Jarvis, eds. (2016). Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  » The body of the book is technical and focused on helping prosecution offices and prosecutors to develop better technical strategies for addressing conflict-related sexual violence under the framework of international criminal law. The detailed annex to the book sets out the factual findings in cases before the Tribunal that relate to conflict-related sexual violence during the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, and may assist in providing material for case studies.
  • Campbell, Kirsten (2007). The gender of transitional justice: law, sexual violence and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. The International Journal of Transitional Justice, vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 411-432.
  • Eagly, Alice. H. and Steven J. Karau (2002). Role congruity theory of prejudice toward female leaders. Psychological review, vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 573-598.
  • Federici, Silvia (2009). Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation. Brooklyn: Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.  » This book sets out a history of women in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction.
  • Fotaki, Marianna and Ajnesh Prasad (2015). Questioning neoliberal capitalism and economic inequality in business schools. Academy of Management Learning & Education, vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 1-20.  » Business schools have failed to address the issues surrounding the cause and the effect of the burgeoning economic inequality between the richest and the poorest.
  • Garcia Bordeaux, V. (2017). How media sexism demeans women and fuels abuse by men like Weinstein. Chicago Tribune, 17 October.
  • Gilligan Carol (1987). Moral orientation and moral development. In Women and Moral Theory, Eva Feder Kittay and Diana T. Meyers, eds. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield. » Gilligan theorized that socialized gender roles mean that women tend to emphasize empathy and compassion over the notions of justice-based morality favoured by men.
  • Held, Virginia (2006). The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global. Oxford: Oxford University Press.  » Held explores what is meant by "care" and what a caring person is like. Held demonstrates how considerations beyond market forces should have priority in social issues and global problems, including efforts to foster international civility.
  • Jaeck, Francois and others (n.d.). The Good Samaritan Law Across Europe. The DAN Legal Network.  » Outlines the legal, rather than moral, duty to care              
  • Landsbaum, Claire (2016). Obama's female staffers came up with a genius strategy to make sure their voices were heard. The Cut, 13 September.  » Setting out the "amplification" technique.
  • Melville, Sophie, Kathryn Eccles, and Taha Yasseri (2017). Topic Modelling of Everyday Sexism Project Entries .
  • Moss-Racusin, Corinne and others (2012). Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 109, pp. 16474-16479.
  • Moss-Racusin, Corinne A. and others (2014). Scientific diversity interventions. Science, vol. 343, pp. 615-616.
  • Murray, Anne Firth (2008). From Outrage to Courage: Women Taking Action for Health and Justice. Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press.  » Murray explores the effects of gender discrimination and sexism in a global context, and why it should matter to everyone.
  • Pally, Marcia (2016). Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdsmann.  » Though we are all unique individuals, we become our singular selves through our relations and responsibilities to the people and environments around us. Pally argues that our culture's overemphasis on "separability" - individualism run amok - results in greed, adversarial and deceitful political discourse and chicanery, resource grabbing, broken relationships, and anomie.
  • Peterson, Tove (2001). The ethics of care: normative structures and empirical implications. Health Care Analysis, vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 51-64.
  • Project Implicit (2011).
  • Schaler, Jeffrey A., ed. (2009).  Peter Singer Under Fire: the Moral Iconoclast Faces his Critics. Peru, Illinois: Open Court Publishing.  » Singer's questions on issues such as disability, abortion, euthanasia and animal rights polarize many sections of the community. This collection gives voice to many sides to the debates on these topics.
  • Schopen, Fay (2017). The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment? The Guardian, 20 November.
  • Shlasko, Davey (2015). Using the five faces of oppression to teach about interlocking systems of oppression. Equity & Excellence in Education, vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 349-360.
  • Sowerby, Eileen (1993). Nel Nodding ' s Caring: A Critical Analysis, Master of Arts Thesis. Vancouver: The University of British Columbia.  » Noddings believes that men and women can embrace the values of justice, equality, and individual rights together with values such as care, trust, mutual consideration, and solidarity.
  • Stamarski, C. S., & Son Hing, L. S. (2015). Gender inequalities in the workplace: the effects of organizational structures, processes, practices, and decision makers' sexism. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1400.
  • Steinem, Gloria (1978). If men could menstruate. Ms., October.  » This essay illustrates the difference in how men and women's healthcare issues are treated.
  • Taylor, David (2011). Wellbeing and welfare: a psychosocial analysis of being well and doing well enough. Journal of Social Policy, vol. 40, No. 4 pp. 777-794.  » Taylor argues that "well-being" and "welfare" are mutually constitutive. Instead of a concern with outcome measures such as happiness, Taylor proposes a view of well-being as a process that varies according to context. Drawing on the notion of "thick" and "thin" needs, the specific content of well-being is seen as generated through "close" and "distant" relationships. Taylor asks: "which relationships and contexts are generative of individual well-being and welfare?"
  • Tong, Rosemarie (2013). Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.  » Tong provides coverage of the psychoanalytic, existential and postmodern schools of feminism.
  • UNAIDS (2011). UNAIDS Terminology Guidelines .
  • UN Women (2001). Concepts and definitions. Gender Mainstreaming: An Overview.
  • Upolu Luma Vaai & Unaisi Nabobo-Baba, eds. (2017). The Relational Self: Decolonising Personhood in the Pacific. Suva: University of the South Pacific.
  • Upolu Luma Vaai & Aisake Casimira, eds. (2017). Relational Hermeneutics: Decolonising the Mindset and the Pacific Itulagi. Suva: University of the South Pacific, 2017.  » This book and the one above, both available online, urge Pacific islanders to deconstruct the negative legacy of colonialism through rediscovering the foundational Pacific understanding of relationality that governs and encompasses all of life in the Pacific itulagi (lifeworld).
  • Wylie, Catherine (2016). Sexist slant in media representation of women 'needs to change'. Independent, 30 December.
  • Yorke, Harry (2017). Women are given a tougher time in interviews than men, scientists find. The Telegraph, 3 July.
  • Young, Iris Marion (2004). Five faces of oppression. In Oppression, Privilege, and Resistance: Theoretical Perspectives on Racism, Sexism, and Heterosexism, Lisa Maree Heldke and Peg O'Conor, eds. McGraw-Hill.  » Summary available online.
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