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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800by Khaled El-Rouayheb

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic?visible and tolerated on one hand, prohibited by Islam on the other. Khaled El-Rouayheb argues that this apparent paradox is based on the anachronistic assumption that homosexuality is a timeless, self-evident fact to which a particular culture... more...

  • LGBT Identity and Online New Mediaby Christopher Pullen; Margaret Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    LGBT Identity and Online New Media examines constructions of LGBT identity within new media. The contributors consider the effects, issues, influences, benefits and disadvantages of these new media phenomena with respect to the construction of LGBT identities. A wide range of mainstream and independent new media are analyzed, including MySpace,... more...

  • Radical Records (Routledge Revivals)by Bob Cant; Susan Hemmings

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The period between the publication in 1957 of the liberalising Wolfenden Report and the introduction in 1987 of the homophobic Section 28 was characterised by unprecedented optimism and political activism among lesbians and gay men in Britain. But the law and its shortcomings never determined their whole political and cultural agenda and Radical... more...

  • An American Obsessionby Jennifer Terry

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Drawing on original research from medical texts, psychiatric case histories, pioneering statistical surveys, first-person accounts, legal cases, sensationalist journalism, and legislative debates, Jennifer Terry has written a nuanced and textured history of how the century-old obsession with homosexuality is deeply tied to changing American anxieties... more...

  • I Will Surviveby Leow Yangfa

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2011; US$ 9.99

    ?I Will Survive: Personal gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender stories in Singapore? brings together real-life experiences of love, grace, faith, dignity and courage from 21 ordinary people who have survived extraordinary circumstances. Prefacing these stories are contributions from 5 local commentators who share their personal reflections on the... more...

  • Out in Publicby Ellen Lewin; William L. Leap

    Wiley 2009; US$ 60.95

    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...

  • Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespanby Anthony R. D'Augelli; Charlotte J. Patterson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99

    Over the last fifteen years, psychological research regarding sexual orientation has seen explosive growth. In this book, Anthony R. D'Augelli and Charlotte J. Patterson bring together top experts to offer a comprehensive overview of what we have discovered--and what we still need to learn--about lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities. Writing in clear,... more...

  • Creation and Abortionby F. M. Kamm

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • Population Dynamicsby C. Y. Cyrus Chu

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 169.99

    Population Dynamics fills the gap between the classical supply-side population theory of Malthus and the modern demand-side theory of economic demography. In doing so, author Cyrus Chu investigates specifically the dynamic macro implications of various static micro family economic decisions. Holding the characteristic composition of the macro population... more...

  • The Wellborn Scienceby Mark B. Adams

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 239.99

    The four contributors to this volume examine the eugenics movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union, and describe how geneticists and physicians participated in the development of policies concerning the improvement of hereditary qualities in humans. They examine the scientific components of those programs and discuss the involvement... more...