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  • Gay Bombayby Parmesh Shahani

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 32.95

    Through a multi-sited ethnography in an online-offline community, Parmesh Shahani. examines how Internet technologies, the media industry, audiences and broader. socio-historical contexts shape gay identity in contemporary urban India. He realizes. that the identity of a gay man in the community is negotiated on the stability. of the idea of Indianness.... more...

  • What Happened to Gay Lifeby Robert Reynolds

    University of NSW Press 2007; US$ 19.50

    This book spans a generation of gay life, from the early activist origins of Mardi Gras to the confident, perhaps even tired, gay Sydney of today. Charting the life stories of ten very different gay men, Robert Reynolds asks whether gay life has contemporary relevance, or if being gay has lost its air of transgression and simply become another lifestyle... more...

  • Queer Visibilitiesby Andrew Tucker

    Wiley 2011; US$ 94.95

    Combining current theory and original fieldwork, Queer Visibilities explores the gap between liberal South African law and the reality for groups of queer men living in Cape Town. Explores the interface between queer sexuality, race, and urban space to show links between groups of queer men Focuses on three main 'population groups' in Cape Town—white,... more...

  • Faeries, Bears, and Leathermenby Peter Hennen

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Over time, male homosexuality and effeminacy have become indelibly associated, sometimes even synonymous. In Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen , Peter Hennen contends that this stigma of effeminacy exerts a powerful influence on gay subcultures. Through a comparative ethnographic analysis of three communities, Hennen explores the surprising ways that... more...

  • Backward Glancesby Mark Turner

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 27.00

    An exploration of the history of male street cruising. more...

  • Queer Political Performance and Protestby Benjamin Shepard

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the role of play in gay liberation and queer activism, and the ways in which queer notions of play have influenced a broad range of social movements. more...

  • 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... 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...

  • One Hundred Years of Homosexualityby David M Halperin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Women's Rights?by Masae Kato

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book analyses the debates between handicapped people's movement and women's movement in Japan about the issue of selective abortion focusing on the concept of 'right'. more...