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Crossing Borders in Gender and Culture

Editor(s): Konrad Gunesch, Olena Lytovka, Aleksandra Tryniecka
Contributors: Zisan Arkut, Roya Sharifi, Konrad Gunesch, Narjis Khaloon, Iza Desperak, Bruno Madivievia, Lenka Nagyova,

Book Description

While gender issues are almost always multidimensional and complex, this book discusses them from a cultural angle and with a focus on crossing borders, to represent their concepts meaningfully and to illuminate their realities as sharply as possible. Its five parts detail specific aspects and issues within that focus, namely communication, literary representation, equality and violence, work and politics, and cross-cultural connections. This combination of a wide topical range with specific discussions of gender issues makes the volume’s insights worthwhile for a wide range of readers, from individuals and groups engaging with current gender challenges, to institutional and political decision-makers entrusted with improving gender relations on national or international levels, up to social, economic or educational institutions empowered to implement such solutions in everyday reality. Its “unity in diversity” contributes to gender and cultural studies by offering considerations and conclusions that are specific and generalizable, theoretically robust and empirically tested, professionally rational and poetically ravishing.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1355-6
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1355-6
Date of Publication: 01/10/2018
Pages / Size: 274 / A5
Price: £61.99
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Biography

Konrad Gunesch is Associate Professor of International Education and Linguistics in the College of Media and Communication at the American University in the Emirates, UAE. He authored the book Multilingualism and Cosmopolitanism, and has published over thirty journal articles, book chapters and encyclopedia entries, mainly on cross-cultural learning and identity.

Olena Lytovka is the Director of the London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, UK. She is the author of The Uncanny House in Elizabeth Bowen’s Fiction and the editor of The Place of Memory and Memory of Place.

Aleksandra Tryniecka is affiliated to Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland. She has published numerous articles dedicated to Victorian and neo-Victorian fiction, including six publications in books. She has also illustrated a poetry collection entitled Full Stop published in 2017, and co-authored the magazine Po Polsku.