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  • Creation and Abortionby F. M. Kamm

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 64.99

    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

    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...

  • Preaching Eugenicsby Christine Rosen

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 38.99

    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...

  • Making Gay Historyby Eric Marcus

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.36

    From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national stage.Eric Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated edition of Making History , originally published in 1992.Using the heart-felt stories of more than 60... more...

  • Intersections between Feminist and Queer Theoryby Diane Richardson; Janice McLaughlin; Mark E. Casey

    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...

  • Conflict and Counterpoint in Lesbian, Gay, and Feminist Studiesby Jacqueline Foertsch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 98.00

    Interrogating a broad array of lesbian, gay, and feminist theories, this book considers instances of unnecessarily divisive turf-battling, yet focuses primarily on the productive debates that define and vitalize the field. more...

  • Imperialism within the Marginsby William J. Spurlin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    Through focusing on the sexual politics that have emerged out of post-apartheid South Africa, Spurlin investigates textual and cultural representations of same-sex desire outside of the Euroamerican axes of queer culture and politics, and considers the ways in which queer cultural productions in southern Africa both intersect with and resist these. more...

  • Getting Specificby Shane Phelan

    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...

  • Women's Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asiaby Saskia E. Wieringa; Evelyn Blackwood; Abha Bhaiya

    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...

  • Youth and Sexualitiesby Mary Louise Rasmussen; Eric Rofes; Susan Talburt

    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...