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- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 67.50
While gay rights are on the national agenda now, activists have spent decades fighting for their platform, seeing themselves as David against the religious rights Goliath. At the same time, the religious right has continuously and effectively countered the endeavors of lesbian and gay activists, working to repeal many of the laws prohibiting... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
Why is it so much harder for American same-sex couples to get married than it is for them to adopt children? And why does our military prevent gays from serving openly even though jurisdictions nationwide continue to render such discrimination illegal? Illuminating the conditions that engender these contradictory policies, Same Sex, Different... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 123.95
Out in Public addresses, and engages us in, the new and exciting directions in the emerging field of lesbian/gay anthropology. The authors offer a deep conversation about the meaning of sexuality, subjectivity and culture. Affirms the importance of recognizing gay and lesbian social issues within the arena of public anthropology Explores critical... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 36.95
Since the Stonewall rebellion in 1969, gay and lesbian movements have grown from small outposts in a few major cities to a worldwide mobilization. This book brings together stories of the emergence and growth of movements in more than a dozen nations on five continents, with a comparative look that offers insights for both activists and those... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 154.95
What might it mean to queer the Human? By extension, how is the Human employed within queer theory? Featuring essays by international pioneering scholars in queer theory, critical theory, cultural studies and science studies, this volume reconsiders the way we think about queer theory, the category of the Human and the act of queering itself. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
The Spectre of Promiscuity explores the diversity of gay male and bisexual relationship practices in the context of heteronormative citizenship and intra-social movement conflict, and highlights the complexity of power relations that circumscribe queer people's relationships. By providing rich empirical data, thoughtful analysis and theoretical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95
In Queer Attachments, Sally R. Munt explores the vicissitudes of shame across a range of texts, cultural milieux, historical locations and geographical spaces. This passionately argued book is an interdisciplinary synthesis of cultural politics, emotions theory and narrative that challenges us to think about the queerly creative proclivities of shame. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Drawing on material from a diverse array of media, Queer French examines the tensions between Anglo-American and French articulations of homosexuality and sexual citizenship in the context of contemporary French popular culture and first-person narratives. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
At a time when major branches of Judaism and most Christian denominations are addressing the relationship between religion and homosexuality, Jewish/Christian/Queer offers a unique examination of the similarities between the queer intersections of Judaism and Christianity, and the queer intersections of the homosexual and the religious.With contributions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China?s recent socio-economic change and political agenda,... more...