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  • Critical Approaches to Ageing and Later Lifeby Anne Jamieson; Sarah Harper; Christina R. Victor

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 46.00

    Discusses the theoretical developments in the international field of ageing. Drawing on research from the USA and UK, this book provides a critical approach to our understanding of the experience of ageing and later life. It is useful for advanced students of gerontology and those with an interest in ageing and later life. more...

  • At the Root of This Longingby Carol L. Flinders

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    In At the Root of This Longing, Flinders identifies the four key points at which the paths of spirituality and feminism seem to collide?vowing silence vs. finding voice, relinquishing ego vs. establishing 'self', resisting desire vs. reclaiming the body, and enclosure vs. freedom?and sets out to discover not only the sources of these conflicts, but... more...

  • The War on Human Traffickingby Anthony DeStefano

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 27.95

    DeStefano details the events leading up to the creation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the federal law that first addressed the phenomenon of trafficking in persons. The book also describes the tensions created as the Bush Administration tried to use the trafficking laws to attack prostitution and shows how the American response... more...

  • Sex at the Marginsby Laura María Agustín

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95

    This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work; that migrants who sell sex are passive victims; and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura Agustín argues that the label 'trafficked' does not accurately describe migrants' lives and that the... more...

  • The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in Antiquityby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 27.00

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

  • Women In Later Lifeby Haleh Afshar; Myfanwy Franks; Mary Maynard; Sharon Wray

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 49.00

    Britain, along with other Western and industrialized countries, has an ageing population. This book is based on interviews and focus groups with women of different backgrounds whose lives illustrate the strength of character and optimism that have enabled them to live through hard times but who, in general, view later life positively. more...

  • Human Trafficking in Ohioby Jeremy M. Wilson; Erin Dalton

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    Human trafficking has garnered a significant and growing amount of attention from the U.S. government since the 1990s, culminating in the passage of the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act in 2000. There is also a growing body of research on human trafficking, but most of it has focused on trying to show that human trafficking is a problem.... more...

  • Making Sense of Prostitutionby Dr Joanna Phoenix

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 44.00

    This book provides a compelling analysis of the conditions in which women are sustained within prostitution in Britain at the end of the millennium. Based on a major empirical study, it is a unique glimpse into how some women, who live lives completely torn apart by poverty, violence and criminalization, are able to understand their lives in prostitution... more...

  • Sex Differencesby Lee Ellis; Scott Hershberger; Evelyn Field; Scott Wersinger; Sergio Pellis; David Geary; Craig Palmer; Katherine Hoyenga; Amir Hetsroni; Kazmer Karadi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

    This book is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences and similarities. Throughout this book's 11 years in preparation, no exclusions were made in terms of subject areas, cultures, time periods, or even species. Results from over 22,000 studies have been condensed into approximately... more...

  • The Industrial Vaginaby Sheila Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have moved from being small-scale, clandestine, and... more...