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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canadaby Miriam Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in areas such as employment discrimination are still... 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...

  • Between Parent and Childby Dr. Haim G Ginott; Alice Ginott

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 14.00

    Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children. Written by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott, this revolutionary book offered a straightforward prescription for empathetic yet disciplined child rearing and introduced new communication... 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...

  • 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...

  • Edwin and Johnby James Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    In  Edwin and John, award-winning author James T. Sears interweaves diaries, letters and poems to craft an innovative first-person narrative history that details the hard realities of growing up gay in the South during the early decades of the 20th century.   Set against the backdrop of World War II and the post-war South, Edwin and John , provides... 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...

  • Same Sex, Different Politicsby Gary Mucciaroni

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    Why is it so much harder for American same-sex couples to get married than it is for them to adopt children? And why does our military prevent gays from serving openly even though jurisdictions nationwide continue to render such discrimination illegal? Illuminating the conditions that engender these contradictory policies, Same Sex, Different... more...