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  • The Politics and Poetics of Campby Morris Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp is a radical reappraisal of the meaning and discourse of camp. The contributors look at both the meaning and the uses of camp performance, and ask: is camp a style, or a witty but nonetheless powerful cultural critique? The essays investigate camp from its early formations in the seventeenth and eighteenth century... 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...

  • What a Lesbian Looks Likeby National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    The National Lesbian and Gay Survey is a mass observation project set up in 1985 to record the experience of lesbians and gay men. Since that time, lesbian and gay volunteers have provided accounts on a wide range of issues pertinent to lesbian and gay life. "What a Lesbian Looks Like" draws on this material to provide an anthology of personal writings... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    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...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    This Special Issue of Feminist Review maps the field of contemporary lesbian politics and culture and highlights lesbians' special contribution to debates at the heart of feminism. more...

  • Closet Spaceby Michael P. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Is the closet just a metaphor? Closet Space provides a highly original account of the spatial metaphor of "the closet", and is the first geography text to focus on this important issue. Using a variety of research techniques and materials, the book explores the closet through texts including: * the oral histories of gay men in the UK and US * the... more...

  • Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History Vol.1by Robert Aldrich; Garry Wotherspoon

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95

    Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are: * Classical heroes - Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede * Literary giants - Sappho; Christopher Marlowe; Arthur... more...

  • Breaking the Abortion Deadlockby Eileen McDonagh

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    For over twenty years the abortion debate has raged, with each side entrenched in unyielding positions. This book breaks the impasse by using pro-life premises to reach pro-choice conclusions. While it is commonly assumed that state protection of the fetus as a form of human life undermines women's reproductive rights, McDonagh instead illuminates... more...

  • Creation and Abortionby F. M. Kamm

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    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...

  • Abortion and Social Responsibilityby Laurie Shrage

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Shrage argues that Roe v Wade 's regulatory scheme of a six-month time span for abortion on demand polarized the public and obscured alternatives with potentially broader support. She explores the origins of that scheme, then defends an alternate one--with a time span shorter than 6 months for non-therapeutic abortions--that could win broad support... more...