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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Culturesby George Haggerty; Bonnie Zimmerman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 450.00

    Beginning in 1869, when the study of homosexuality can be said to have begun with the establishment of sexology, this Encyclopedia offers accounts of the most important international developments in an area that now occupies a critical place in many fields of academic endeavours. While gays and lesbians have shared many aspects of life, their histories... more...

  • The Spectacle of Violenceby Gail Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Drawing on in-depth interviews with women reflecting a range of experiences of verbal hostility, physical violence and sexual violence, Spectacle of Violence explores the issues surrounding violence and hostility towards lesbians and gay men. Challenging current thinking, Gail Mason highlights the ways in which different identities, bodes and... more...

  • Same Sex Intimaciesby Catherine Donovan; Brian Heaphy; Jeffrey Weeks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Our families are increasingly a matter of choice, and the choices are widening all the time. This is particularly true of the non-heterosexual world, where the last ten years have seen a popular acceptance of same sex partnerships and, to a lesser extent, of same sex parenting. Based on extensive interviews with people in a variety of non-traditional... more...

  • Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial Chinaby Cuncun Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China is the richest exploration to date of late imperial Chinese literati interest in male love. Employing primary sources such as miscellanies, poetry, fiction and 'flower guides', Wu Cuncun argues that male homoeroticism played a central role in the cultural life of late imperial Chinese literati elites.... more...

  • Queer Theoriesby Donald E. Hall; Julian Wolfreys

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 38.00

    Queer Theories explores and aggressively expands the provocative new field of sexual identity studies. It covers the history of the terms 'gay' and 'lesbian' as identity categories, the reclamation of the word 'queer' as a term of radical self-identification, and the recent challenges to sexual identity studies posed by transgender and bisexual... more...

  • Sociolegal Control of Homosexualityby Donald J. West; Richard Green

    Springer US 2006; US$ 187.79

    Despite the gains made by gay rights movements throughout the world, there are still areas in which homosexuals and their relationships are targeted as immoral and criminal. Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality , a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of governmental and religious reaction to issues of sexual orientation in regions - such as... more...

  • Homosexuality in Greece and Romeby Thomas K. Hubbard

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 42.95 US$ 34.36

    The most important primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome are translated into modern, explicit English and collected together for the first time in this comprehensive sourcebook. Covering an extensive period?from the earliest Greek texts in the late seventh century b.c.e. to Greco-Roman texts of the third and fourth centuries c.e.?the... more...

  • Same-Sex Affairsby Peter Boag

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    At the turn of the twentieth century, two distinct, yet at times overlapping, male same-sex sexual subcultures had emerged in the Pacific Northwest: one among the men and boys who toiled in the region's logging, fishing, mining, farming, and railroad-building industries; the other among the young urban white-collar workers of the emerging corporate... more...

  • Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Administration and Policyby Wallace Swan

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 275.00

    Recording issues and obstacles as well as groundbreaking victories in the recognition of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) rights in politics and policy, this landmark handbook introduces core considerations necessary for prompting governmental initiatives and social structures to better serve the GLBT population. Its impressive range... more...

  • The Culture of Queersby Richard Dyer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    For around a hundred years up to the Stonewall riots, the word used for gay men was 'queers'. In The Culture of Queers , Richard Dyer traces the contours of queer culture, examining the differences and continuities with the gay culture which succeeded it. Opening with a discussion of the very concept of 'queers', Dyer asks what it means to speak... more...