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  • Conditional Spacesby Denise Tse-Shang Tang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families. As a result, lesbians often locate alternative spaces to develop support networks with other women. Others reject the notion of lesbian spaces and instead assert their visibility in different aspects of everyday life.... more...

  • Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwanby Hans Tao-Ming Huang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 50.00

    Examining the deployments of gender and sexuality over the past five decades in Taiwan, this book chronicles a queer historiography that illuminates the production of sexual identities and the formation of sexual modernity. Through primary research and historical investigation, Hans Tao-Ming Huang offers a contextualised study of Pai Hsien-yung’s... more...

  • Bewitching Women, Pious Menby Aihwa Ong; Michael G Peletz

    University of California Press 1995; US$ 33.95 US$ 28.86

    This impressive array of essays considers the contingent and shifting meanings of gender and the body in contemporary Southeast Asia. By analyzing femininity and masculinity as fluid processes rather than social or biological givens, the authors provide new ways of understanding how gender intersects with local, national, and transnational forms of... more...

  • When Will I Be Famous?by Martin Kelner

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.27

    When Will I Be Famous? is about a world of entertainment; a twilight world far from the bright lights of the West End. Among the pages of Showcall, an annual index of artistes and attractions, there is an army of hopefuls waiting for their big break. Some may be on the verge of a big break; for others, the big break came and went years ago. What... more...

  • Faces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Faceby Margo DeMello

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Our faces identify who we are?not only what we look like and what ethnicities we belong to, but they can also identify what religions we practice and what personal ideologies we have. This one-of-a-kind A?Z reference explores the ways we change, beautify, and adorn our faces to create our personalities and identities. In addition to covering the... more...

  • Women, Property and Islamby Annelies Moors

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    Islamic law entitles women to inherit property and to manage their own income. This book examines under what circumstances they claim property rights and when they are prevented from doing so. more...

  • Merchants of Essaouiraby Daniel J. Schroeter

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 42.00

    This study of a specific city and region throws light on the problems of traditional societies in the age of European economic imperialism. more...

  • Being Britishby Peter Whittle

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 20.99

    The Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics look set to make 2012 as successful as the royal weddings of 2011 when it comes to creating a surge of patriotism across our once self-assured land. But despite the latest wave of nostalgic British pride, Britain is in the midst of an identity crisis, with British values and identity the butt of scorn and... more...

  • Soziale Institutionenby Wolfgang Balzer

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 116.25

    Soziale Institutionen (Philosophie und Wissenschaft). more...

  • Theatermanagementby Thomas Schmidt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 13.32

    Das Lehrbuch Theatermanagement gibt eine Einführung in den Theaterbetrieb, seine Strukturen und Prozesse und die wesentlichen Grundlagen des Managements in den Bereichen Finanzen, Personal, Marketing und Vertrieb, Planung, Organisation und Kommunikation. Anhand von Fallbeispielen werden aktuelle Entwicklungen in der deutschen Theaterlandschaft und... more...