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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53
With our success in mapping the human genome, the possibility of altering our genetic futures has given rise to difficult ethical questions. Although opponents of genetic manipulation frequently raise the specter of eugenics, our contemporary debates about bioethics often take place in a historical vacuum. In fact, American religious leaders raised... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 239.99 US$ 206.39
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 34.50
Queer ideas have unsettled other forms of exploring gender and sexuality in particular feminism and feminists have been significant critics. This book explores the debates between feminist and queer theorizing to seek out interconnections and identify new directions in thinking about sexuality and gender that may emerge out of and at the interface. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Gives readers a glimpse into the otherwise shrouded existences of gay men in nineteenth-century France. This work relates the experiences of a man about town, a cross-dressing entertainer, a troubled adolescent, and two fetishists, among others. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 67.50
Phelan examines lesbian political theory and points out the pitfalls of a lesbian feminism that ignores the specificities of race. As she searches for a democratic identity politics, she explores the possibilities for lesbian community and for alliances with other groups, as well as the political goals of lesbian action. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 72.00
The essays in this volume present new work that, in one way or another, ?queers? stabilized conceptions of the Middle Ages, allowing us to see the period and its systems of sexuality in radically different, off-center, and revealing ways. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00
Through detailed studies, this collection of writings by academics and activists explores the emergence of contemporary lesbian and butch/femme relationships and communities throughout Asia and their location within the context of nationalist struggles, religious fundamentalism, state gender regimes and global queer movements. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00
A new collection that addresses the problematic pathologization of queer youth, this book argues that the majority of educators and youth workers still know little about queer youth's negotiations of identity and community. The contributors examine the dangerous effects of heteronormalizing practices, and look at how young people negotiate labels and... more...