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  • Kinder: Geschlecht männlichby Klaudia Schultheis; Gabriele Strobel-Eisele; Thomas Fuhr

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 20.03

    Innerhalb der Forschung über Kinder und Kindheit richtet sich das wissenschaftliche Interesse neben der Mädchenforschung inzwischen auch verstärkt auf die Erziehung, Sozialisation und Entwicklung der Jungen. Das Buch bietet im ersten Teil handbuchartig einen Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Jungenforschung. Im zweiten Teil werden genuin pädagogische... more...

  • Geschlechterforschungby Barbara Rendtorff; Claudia Mahs; Verena Wecker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 23.85

    Das Studienbuch gibt einen einführenden Überblick zum Stand der Geschlechterforschung in verschiedenen Disziplinen. Es eröffnet grundlegende Einblicke zum aktuellen Stand der Diskussion, erörtert zentrale und spezifische Fragestellungen und folgt der Geschichte der Geschlechterdebatte in den verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen Fächern. Dabei finden neben... more...

  • The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governanceby Kathleen Frederickson

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    It is paradoxical that instinct became a central term for late Victorian sexual sciences as they were elaborated in the medicalized spaces of confession and introspection, given that instinct had long been defined in its opposition to self-conscious thought. The Ploy of Instinct ties this paradox to instinct's deployment in conceptualizing governmentality.... more...

  • Love Not Given Lightlyby Tina Horn

    Stone Bridge Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    Combining memoir and journalism, Tina Horn takes us on a creative nonfiction romp through inter-personal lives of sexual transformation. more...

  • No One Will Let Her Liveby Claire Snell-Rood

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The inequalities that structure relationships in Delhi?s urban slums have left the health of women living there chronically vulnerable. Yet for women living in slums, there is no other option than to depend on someone. Based on fourteen months of intensive fieldwork with ten families in a Delhi slum, No One Will Let Her Live argues that women rely... more...

  • The Afterglow of Women's Pornography in Post-Digital Chinaby Katrien Jacobs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Chinese artists, activists, and netizens are pioneering a new order of pornographic representation that is in critical dialogue with global entertainment media. Jacobs examines the role of sex-positive feminists and queer communities to investigate pornography's "afterglow" (a state of crisis and decay within digital culture). more...

  • Subversion, Sexuality and the Virtual Selfby Jude Elund

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The text analyses identities within virtual on-screen environments. Investigating regions in Second Life, it explores topical issues of the body in virtual space, nature and mythology in virtual environments, and the key arguments surrounding normative and subversive representations of gender, sexuality and subversion in screen-based environments.... more...

  • Männlichkeiten in der Literaturby Toni Tholen

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Die Veränderung des Verhältnisses zwischen den Geschlechtern hängt nicht zuletzt davon ab, ob sich gesellschaftlich und kulturell neue Vorstellungen von Männlichkeit herausbilden und alternative, nicht-hegemoniale Lebensformen möglich werden. Auch in der Literatur der letzten Jahrzehnte macht sich ein allmählicher Wandel im männlichen Selbstbild bemerkbar,... more...

  • Human Exhibitionsby Assoc Prof Rikke Andreassen; Dr Anne J Kershen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    From the 1870s to the second decade of the twentieth century, more than fifty exhibitions of so-called exotic people took place in Denmark. Here large numbers of people of Asian and African origin were exhibited for the entertainment and ?education? of a mass audience. Several of these exhibitions took place in Copenhagen Zoo, where different ?villages?,... more...