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- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99
This volume explores homosexuality in France from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The essays examine the evolution of behaviour, identities and representation in the period when homosexuality emerged, and outline the growth of homosexual subcultures and patterns of sexual repression and liberation. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 27.99
Based on a non-consequentialist ethical theory, this book critically examines the prevalent view that if a fetus has the moral standing of a person, it has a right to life and abortion is impermissible. Most discussion of abortion has assumed that this view is correct, and so has focused on the question of the personhood of the fetus. Kamm begins... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 26.00
The everyday life of women in ancient Israel cannot be reconstructed from Biblical sources alone. This study uses archaeological and anthropological research to form a picture of women's status and way of life at this time. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 25.95
We all talk about the "tube" or "box," as if television were simply another appliance like the refrigerator or toaster oven. But Cecilia Tichi argues that TV is actually an environment--a pervasive screen-world that saturates almost every aspect of modern life. In Electronic Hearth, she looks at how that environment evolved, and how it, in turn,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 109.99
The figure of the eunuch in non-Western cultures has long been an object of mystery and mystification to the West. The aim of this study is to go beyond sensationalism and stereotypes, to offer a sensitive reconstruction of the historical role of the eunuch in Islam. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99
The essays in this collection explore ideas about women and their positions in Indian society from the earliest history to the present day. It is designed to provide primary material from literary, historical and sociological sources and to guide critical exploration of specific issues. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 44.99
Examining men and women's differing realities within marriage, this text focuses on marriage as a system of rules, customs, and expectations. It shows that marriage changes men on basic dimensions because it reinforces certain behaviours as part of adult masculinity. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 99.99
Scientists from 10 disciplines contribute essays which explore various aspects of this critical stage in human development, in a volume designed for the benefit of social and developmental psychologists, psychologists interested in sexuality studies, and child and adolescent psychiatrists. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Over one hundred and fifty years ago, champions of women's rights in the United States, Britain, France, and Germany formed the world's earliest international feminist movement. Joyous Greetings is the first book to tell their story. From Seneca Falls in upstate New York to the barricades of revolutionary Paris, from the Crystal Palace in London... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 34.00
This study argues that human sexuality cannot be understood if its significance is limited to reproduction alone. The authors define sexual pleasure as a unifying phenomenon to account for the practices of sexuality. They show that reproduction itself occurs as a by-product of pleasure. more...