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  • Women and Elective Officeby

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Since the publication of the first edition of this book, former U.S. Senator Carol Moseley Braun's campaign for the presidency in 2004 and the widespread discussion of a run in 2008 by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton have significantly raised the profile of women on the national political stage. At the same time, progress in electing women to the U.S.... more...

  • Sin in the Second Cityby Karen Abbott

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history?and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago?s notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club?s proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators... more...

  • With Pleasureby Paul R. Abramson; Steven D. Pinkerton

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 34.00

    This study argues that human sexuality cannot be understood if its significance is limited to reproduction alone. The authors define sexual pleasure as a unifying phenomenon to account for the practices of sexuality. They show that reproduction itself occurs as a by-product of pleasure. 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...

  • Men Who Sell Sexby Peter Aggleton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    Men Who Sell Sex is the first comprehensive international account of male prostitution and AIDS. While much is known about female prostitution and sex work, relatively little is known about men who sell sex - either to women or other men. This book brings together an authoritative collection of essays from different countries and examines sexual... 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...

  • Women and Politics in France 1958-2000by Dr Gill Allwood; Gill Allwood; Dr Khursheed Wadia; Khursheed Wadia

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    An essential guide to the role of women in the political life of France under the Fifth Republic. It shows that the unique political history of France ensures that it remains an important and exceptional example of women's participation in the politics of a Western European country. Its study is essential in order to have a complete understanding of... 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...

  • 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...

  • Adolescence and Pubertyby John Bancroft; June Machover Reinisch

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 129.99

    This wide-ranging volume presents an in-depth picture of adolescent sexuality and behavior. As perhaps the most vital period in human development, adolescence is a time of complex, often difficult interactions between diverse influences. Here, nineteen scientists representing ten disciplines explore the biological, psychological, and cultural factors... more...