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  • Women and the Cityby Sarah Deutsch

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    A penetrating analysis of how women shaped public and private space in Boston - and how space shaped women's lives in turn - during a period of dramatic change in American cities. more...

  • The Politics of Prostitutionby Joyce Outshoorn

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    This book, first published in 2004, explores the influence of women's movements and women's policy agencies on policy and legislation relating to prostitution. more...

  • From a Raw Deal to a New Dealby Joe William Trotter

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    Bank closings, soup kitchens, bread lines, unemployed workers begging for work--these images defined the 1930s and '40s in America. For African Americans the era was a study in contrasts: black workers had the highest unemployment rate at a time when black leaders held important positions in Franklin Roosevelt's administration; New Deal legislation... more...

  • In Pursuit of Equityby Alice Kessler-Harris

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 12.99

    In this volume, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the transformation of some of the United States' most significant social policies. Tracing changing ideals of fairness from the 1920s to the 1970s, she shows how a deeply embedded set of beliefs, or "gendered imagination" shaped seemingly neutral social legislation to limit the freedom and equality of women.... more...

  • Joyous Greetingsby Bonnie S. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    Between 1830 and 1865, a very radical international women's movement rose and fell in the West; this is the first book to tell its story. Joyous Greetings recounts the lives and works of the heroic women who challenged the entire system of male supremacy in the United States, England, France, Germany, and Sweden. Anderson's book provides the lost... more...

  • Women in the American Westby Laura Woodworth-Ney

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 65.00

    This engaging narrative synthesizes more than 20 years of historical writing on the history of women in the American West. more...

  • Sex Marketsby Marina Della Giusta; Maria Di Tommaso; Steinar StrÝm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Empirical and mathematically rigorous, this book provides a study of the economics of prostitution rather than focusing on the sociological and cultural themes. Using economic tools of analysis, internationally based editors have put together a theoretically informed volume that explores the supply and demand of prostitution. Prostitution is a globalized... more...

  • The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquityby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00

    Dispels the myth of sacred prostitution in the ancient world. more...

  • Rethinking Trafficking in Womenby Claudia Aradau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    What should be done about trafficking in women? Aradau shows that the problematization of trafficking as a security issue limits what can be done. Exploring the complex relationship between security, politics and subjectivity, this book suggests new forms of action which transcend security practices. more...

  • Sex For Saleby Ronald Weitzer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This groundbreaking collection of essays on the sex industry contains original studies on sex work, its risks and benefits, and its political implications.† Sex for Sale †covers areas not commonly researched, including gay and lesbian pornography, telephone sex workers, customers of prostitutes, male and female escorts who work independently, street... more...