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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

  • African Intimaciesby Neville Hoad

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    There have been few book-length engagements with the question of sexuality in Africa, let alone African homosexuality. African Intimacies simultaneously responds to the public debate on the ÒAfricannessÓ of homosexuality and interrogates the meaningfulness of the terms ÒsexualityÓ and ÒhomosexualityÓ outside Euro-American... more...

  • An American Obsessionby Jennifer Terry

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Drawing on original research from medical texts, psychiatric case histories, pioneering statistical surveys, first-person accounts, legal cases, sensationalist journalism, and legislative debates, Jennifer Terry has written a nuanced and textured history of how the century-old obsession with homosexuality is deeply tied to changing American anxieties... more...

  • Are We Thinking Straight?by Daniel K. Cortese

    Routledge 2006; US$ 70.00

    Explores the ways in which activists strategically use a 'straight' identity as a social movement tool in order to achieve the movement objectives. This book offers an analysis on the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. more...

  • Backward Glancesby Mark Turner

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 27.00

    An exploration of the history of male street cruising. more...

  • Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800by Khaled El-Rouayheb

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic—visible and tolerated on one hand, prohibited by Islam on the other. Khaled El-Rouayheb argues that this apparent paradox is based on the anachronistic assumption that homosexuality is a timeless, self-evident fact to which a particular... more...

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

    Crown Publishing Group 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...

  • Breaking the Abortion Deadlockby Eileen McDonagh

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99

    This text attempts to reframe abortion rights by focusing not on a woman's right to choose abortion, but rather on a woman's right to consent to pregnancy. Drawing on legal, medical and philosophical definitions of pregnancy, it argues that men and women have equal right to bodily integrity. more...

  • Child Development and Behaviour 0 - 8by Maria Robinson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Understanding child development is crucial for early years practitioners and knowledge of children and their development underpins effective practice. This book offers an overview from a range of sources including: developmental, evolutionary and cognitive psychology, biology sensory information, attachment theory, and neuroscience research. 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...

  • Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexualityby John Boswell

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    "Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition."—Michel Foucault John Boswell's National Book Award-winning study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the early Christian West was a groundbreaking work that challenged preconceptions about the Church's past relationship to its gay... more...