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  • Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfectionby Deborah Harris-Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Against the background of the so-called ?obesity epidemic?, Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection critically examines the discourses of physical perfection that pervade Western societies, shedding new light on the rhetorical forces behind body anxieties and extreme methods of weight loss and beautification. Drawing on rich interview material with... more...

  • Gender Outlawby Kate Bornstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 16.00

    Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, coming directly to you from the life experiences of a transgender woman, Gender Outlaw breaks all the rules and leaves the reader forever changed.26 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle Eastby Pinar Ilkkaracan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the contemporary dynamics of sexuality in the Middle East, this volume offers an in-depth and unique insight into this much contested and debated issue. It focuses on the role of sexuality in political and social struggles and the politicization of sexuality and gender in the region. Contributors illustrate the complexity of discourses, debates... more...

  • Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theoryby Patricia Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Transgender studies is a heterogeneous site of debate that is marked by tensions, border wars, and rifts both within the field and among feminist and queer theorists. Intersecting the domains of women?s studies, sexuality, gender and transgender studies, Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theory provides a critical analysis of key texts and... more...

  • Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualitiesby Stephen Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The subject of gay and lesbian sexuality is perhaps the most vexed issue in the contemporary Christian Church. Many churches have been forced to confront the matter, both theologically and pastorally and in consequence, controversies have proved divisive within the Church, most notably between conservative and liberal orientated denominations, as well... more...

  • Gender and the Environmentby Nicole Detraz

    Wiley 2016; US$ 64.95 US$ 56.29

    Climate change, natural disasters, and loss of biodiversity are all considered major environmental concerns for the international community both now and into the future. Each are damaging to the earth, but they also negatively impact human lives, especially those of women. Despite these important links, to date very little consideration has been given... more...

  • From Victim to Offenderby Freda Briggs

    Allen & Unwin 1995; US$ 22.27

    This book offers unique insights into the experiences of victims and offenders of sexual abuse. more...

  • Cinesexualityby Patricia MacCormack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Cinesexuality explores the queerness of cinema spectatorship, arguing that cinema spectatorship represents a unique encounter of desire, pleasure and perversion beyond dialectics of subject/object and image/meaning; an extraordinary 'cinesexual' relationship, that encompasses each event of cinema spectatorship in excess of gender, hetero- or homosexuality,... more...

  • Queering the Non/Humanby Myra J. Hird; Noreen Giffney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    What might it mean to queer the Human? By extension, how is the Human employed within queer theory? These questions invite a reconsideration of the way we think about queer theory, the category of the Human and the act of queering itself. This interdisciplinary volume of essays gathers together essays by international pioneering scholars in queer... more...

  • Older Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adultsby Andrew King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 56.95

    Andrew King is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK and co-editor of Sociological Objects: Reconfigurations of Social Theory. more...