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  • Lila's Houseby John Phd Dececco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Lila's House: Male Prostitution in Latin America presents insight into male prostitution in a truly global array of Latin American countries. This study focuses on a very specific sexual culture within the realm of male prostitution: the young men of a lower/middle-class brothel catering to a broad range of clients. You will explore the culture of... more...

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politicsby Ya-chen Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and establishment of Republican China in 1911-1912 initiated truly... more...

  • Conjugal Rightsby Rachel Jean-Baptiste

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    Conjugal Rights is a history of the role of marriage and other arrangements between men and women in Libreville, Gabon, during the French colonial era, from the mid?nineteenth century through 1960. Conventional historiography has depicted women as few in number and of limited influence in African colonial towns, but this book demonstrates that a... more...

  • The Complete Club Book for Womenby Caroline French Benton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Have you ever wanted to kick off a club of your own, but weren't sure where to start? In The Complete Club Book for Women, author Caroline French Benton offers up tons of suggestions and ideas, ranging from topics and issues to focus on to hints and guidelines for conducting meetings. more...

  • Woman's Club Work and Programsby Caroline French Benton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, book clubs are all the rage, but in the early twentieth century, social groups called "women's clubs" were more popular. These small groups of friends, family and neighbors gathered to discuss topics like history, philosophy, and art. This primer from Caroline French Benton offers plenty of inspiration and practical guidelines. more...

  • Superwomenby Albert Payson Terhune

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Though his first claim to fame as a writer came as a chronicler of the adventures of his beloved collie Lad, author Albert Payson Terhune takes a decidedly different tack in the historical sketches collected in Superwomen. This fascinating volume brings together a series of engaging and well-researched biographical essays about women like Helen of... more...

  • Facts And Fictions Of Lifeby Helen H. Gardener

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Intellectual and essayist Alice Chenoweth, who wrote under the pen name Helen H. Gardener, was one of the foremost thinkers of the late nineteenth century. She contributed groundbreaking ideas to the debates about controversial issues such as gender relations, women's suffrage, religion, and rationality. This collection brings together some of... more...

  • Transforming Scholarship, 2nd Editionby Michele Tracy Berger; Cheryl L Radeloff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Transforming Scholarship is a user-friendly work of practical guidance and inspiration for supporting a student's interest in a Women's Studies degree. Berger and Radeloff use empirical evidence to help students with the major barriers they face when exploring Women's Studies: the negative response a student often faces when announcing to the world... more...

  • Women without Classby Julie Bettie

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this ethnographic examination of Mexican-American and white girls coming of age in California?s Central Valley, Julie Bettie turns class theory on its head, asking what cultural gestures are involved in the performance of class, and how class subjectivity is constructed in relationship to color, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. A new introduction... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asiaby Mark McLelland; Vera Mackie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    This collection brings together cutting-edge work by established and emerging scholars focusing on key societies in the East Asian region: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, North and South Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. This scope enables the collection to reflect on the nature of the transformations in constructions of sexuality in highly developed,... more...