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  • Conversations With A Pedophileby Amy Hammel-Zabin

    Barricade Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    How does the mind of a pedophile work? How does a pedophile lay the groundwork that lures children into his web and succeed in abusing them to satisfy his own sick needs? As a therapist in the prison where sex offender ?Alan? (not his real name) was incarcerated, Dr. Amy Hammel-Zabin had unparalleled access to the uncensored voice of a pedophile... more...

  • Gender and Social Movementsby Bahati M. Kuumba

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 37.00

    In this brief text examining gender roles in social movements, M. Bahati Kuumba shows how liberation struggles are viewed through women's eyes and how gender affects women's mobilization, strategies, and outcomes in social movement organizations. Gender and Social Movements is the ideal text to introduce a sophisticated view of race and gender into... more...

  • Genderby Brooke Holmes

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued that the radical debates which first characterised gender studies have become ghettoized or maginalized - so that gender no longer makes the impact on creative thinking and ideas that it once... more...

  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 37.00

    Michael A. Messner provides a sociological framework to understand the responses of men to the changes, challenges, and crises in the social organization of gender. By examining not only what certain groups of men say about gender, but what they do, Messner helps to illuminate the various social movements engaged with the politics of masculinity. This... more...

  • In the Culture Societyby Angela McRobbie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie's new collection of essays considers the social consequences of cultural proliferation and the social basis of aesthetic innovation. In the wake of postmodernism,... more...

  • Letters to Penthouse XVIIIby Penthouse International

    Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 16.00

    What do Americans love almost as much as sex? Talking about it. In their letters to Penthouse magazine, the nation's hottest forum for contemporary sexual issues, they reveal everything that goes on behind closed bedroom doors-as well as in the back and front seats of cars, locked corporate offices, and airplane rest rooms, not to mention on kitchen... more...

  • Gender and Global Justiceby Alison M. Jaggar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Issues of global justice have received increasing attention in academic philosophy in recent years but the gendered dimensions of these issues are often overlooked or treated as peripheral. This groundbreaking collection by Alison Jaggar brings gender to the centre of philosophical debates about global justice. The explorations presented here range... more...

  • The Sexual Contractby Carole Pateman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.83

    Carole Pateman is one of the foremost political theorists writing in English today. In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story. The sexual contract which establishes modern patriarchy and the political right of... more...

  • Surrealism and the Occultby Tessel M. Bauduin

    Amsterdam University Press 2014; US$ 123.99

    This book offers a new perspective on a long-debated issue: the role of the occult in surrealism, in particular under the leadership of French writer André Breton. Based on thorough source analysis, this study details how our understanding of occultism and esotericism, as well as of their function in Bretonian surrealism, changed significantly over... more...

  • Genderby Raewyn W. Connell; Rebecca Pearse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And what is the relationship between gender issues and globalizing concerns such as environmental change and economic restructuring? Raewyn Connell, one of the world's leading scholars... more...