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  • Lydia’s Open Doorby Patty Kelly

    University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton 2004; US$ 15.95

    Examines the lives of the women who work in the Zona Galactica, a state-run brothel in Chiapas' capital city. By delving into lives that would otherwise go unremarked, this book documents the modernization of the sex industry during the neoliberal era in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez. more...

  • The Meaning of Marriageby Timothy Keller

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Renowned pastor of New York?s Redeemer Presbyterian Church and author of the forthcoming Every Good Endeavor , Timothy Keller with his wife of 36 years, delivers The Meaning of Marriage , an extraordinarily insightful look at the keys to happiness in marriage that will inspire Christians, skeptics, singles, long-time married couples, and those about... more...

  • Rethinking Sexualityby Diane Richardson

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 51.00

    `A bold and imaginative attempt to reorganize and restructure social theory's map of sexuality' - Bryan S Turner, University of Cambridge, This thoughtful and accessible book provides a critical examination of the central debates attached to conceptualizing sexuality as a site of knowledge and politics. more...

  • Facing Infertility: A Catholic Approachby Jean Dimech-Juchniewicz

    Pauline Books and Media 2012; US$ 12.95

    More than 1 in 10 couples experience infertility, finding themselves in a ?desert??lost and abandoned, hungering and thirsting, praying and waiting?for a child. Discover the direction, nourishment, and faith provided within this spiritual resource for infertile Catholic couples, their families, and friends. Personal reflections from Catholic women... more...

  • Love Bustersby Willard F. Jr. Harley

    Baker Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.99

    In this fifteenth anniversary edition of Love Busters , Willard F. Harley, Jr., helps couples identify and overcome the most common habits that destroy the feeling of love. more...

  • Mining Coal and Undermining Genderby Jessica Smith Rolston

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

     Among the miners of Wyoming?s Powder River Basin?the largest coal-producing region in the U.S.?anthropologist Jessica Smith Rolston reveals how the mining industry, though heavily masculinized, generates new configurations of the ?working family??a kind of kinship based on the shared burdens of shift work and concerns for safety, which challenges... more...

  • Still Failing at Fairnessby David Sadker; Karen R. Zittleman

    Scribner 2009; US$ 16.00

    Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through... more...

  • The 'Fat' Female Bodyby Dr Samantha Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...

  • Food and Gender in Fijiby Sharyn Jones

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book examines the social relations surrounding foodways on the island of Nayau in Fiji. Offering a comprehensive and rigorous example of ethnoarchaeology at work, Jones' book has major implications for archaeological interpretations of foodways, gender, identity, and social organization in the Pacific Islands and beyond. more...

  • Death and the Mother from Dickens to Freudby Carolyn Dever

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    An exploration of the idealized figure of the dead mother in Victorian fiction and Freudian psychoanalysis. more...