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  • The Globalization of Sexualityby Jon Binnie

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 56.00

    Explores the relationships between the national state, globalization and sexual dissidence. more...

  • Fags, Hags and Queer Sistersby Dr Stephen Maddison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 46.00

    Fags, Hags and Queer Sisters is a provocative account of the importance of women and cross-gender identification in gay male culture. It offers a range of cultural readings from Tennessee William's classic A Streetcar Named Desire and Forster's 'gay' novel Maurice through Pulp Fiction , queer lifestyle magazines, Roseanne , slash fan fiction... more...

  • A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studiesby Molly McGarry; George E. Haggerty

    Wiley 2008; US$ 225.95

    A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies is the first single volume survey of current discussions taking place in this rapidly developing area of study. Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the editors gather new essays by an international team of established and emerging scholars Addresses the politics,... more...

  • Working-Class Lesbian Lifeby Dr Yvette Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This is an original study of women self-identified as working-class and lesbian, showing the significance of class and sexuality in their biographies, everyday lives and identities. It provides insight, a critique of queer theory and an empirical interrogation of the embodied, spatial and material intersection of class and sexuality. more...

  • Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Conby Andrew Sullivan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95

    With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. Among the selections included here: - The 2003 Massachusetts... more...

  • The Story of Sexual Identityby Phillip L. Hammack; Bertram J. Cohler

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 48.99

    This book assembles a diverse group of scholars working within a new, pathbreaking paradigm of sexual science. The contributors are united in their commitment to the idea of "narrative" as central to the study of sexual identity, offering an analytic approach to social science inquiry on sexual identity that restores the voices of sexual... more...

  • Choice and Coercionby Johanna Schoen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    In August 2003, North Carolina became the first U.S. state to offer restitution to victims of state-ordered sterilizations carried out by its eugenics program between 1929 and 1975. The decision was prompted by newspaper stories based on the research of Johanna Schoen, who was granted unique access to summaries of 7,500 case histories and the papers... more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Agingby Gilbert Herdt; Brian De Vries

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 89.00

    The year 2003 marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark "declassification" of homosexuality as a disease by the American Psychiatric Association--a watershed in the lives of gays and lesbians in the United States. For the first time in history, a generation of self-identified lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender individuals are... more...

  • Global Emergence Of Gay & Lesbian Polby Barry Adam

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 35.95

    Since the Stonewall rebellion in 1969, gay and lesbian movements have  grown from small outposts in a few major cities to a worldwide mobilization. This book brings together stories of the emergence and growth of movements in more than a dozen nations on five continents, with a comparative look that offers insights for both activists and those... more...

  • How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activismby Tina Fetner

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    While gay rights are on the national agenda now, activists have spent decades fighting for their platform, seeing themselves as David against the religious right’s Goliath. At the same time, the religious right has continuously and effectively countered the endeavors of lesbian and gay activists, working to repeal many of the laws prohibiting... more...