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  • 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...

  • The Man-Made Worldby Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99

    Early feminist author and advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman is today best remembered for the haunting short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which recounts the female protagonist's descent into madness. In addition to her prodigious body of fictional work, Gilman wrote a great deal of non-fiction, including scholarly and persuasive essays... more...

  • Marriage in Free Societyby Edward Carpenter

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    British philosopher and activist Edward Carpenter was decades ahead of his time when it came to sensitive subjects like gender relations, equal rights, and acceptance of a broad range of sexual proclivities. In this thought-provoking series of essays, Carpenter addresses the issue of marriage and what an ideal version of it would look like in a utopian... more...

  • The Myth in Marriageby Alice Hubbard

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Educator and noted feminist thinker Alice Moore Hubbard was an important early voice in the fight for equal legal and social rights for women. In The Myth in Marriage, Hubbard takes a look at the large and small ways in which traditional marriage roles tend to subjugate women. The book provides a fascinating look at inequality in the early twentieth... more...

  • Nach dem Sex?by Claudia Breger

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 7.56

    Über das Spannungsfeld zwischen den Affect Studies des 21. Jahrhunderts und der positivistischen Sexualwissenschaft zur Zeit Magnus Hirschfelds. Leben wir im 21. Jahrhundert »nach dem Sex«? Diese Frage ist in den queer studies vor dem Hintergrund des vielbeschworenen affective turn gestellt worden. Ausgangspunkt von Claudia Bregers Essay ist die Beobachtung,... more...

  • Neue Wege - Gleiche Chancenby Ute Klammer; Markus Motz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Im Januar 2011 hat die vom Bundesfamilienministerium eingesetzte Sachverständigenkommission das Gutachten für den Ersten Gleichstellungsbericht der Bundesregierung vorgelegt. Das Gutachten verknüpft empirische Analysen mit konkreten Empfehlungen zur Gestaltung einer konsistenten, am Lebensverlauf orientierten Gleichstellungspolitik. Der vorliegende... more...

  • Opfer Mann?by Ellen M. Zitzmann

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Trotz der Zugehörigkeit zu einem privilegierten Geschlecht sind Männer mehrfach gefährdet in Bezug auf Gewaltausübung, Opferwerdung, Suizidhandlung, Vereinsamung und niedriger Lebensdauer. Dennoch dominieren in der Männerforschung Diskussionen über Aggressivität und Gewalthandeln im Gegensatz zum männlichen Risiko einer Opferwerdung. Unbestritten ist,... more...

  • A People Strongerby Suneeta Singh; Sangita Dasgupta; Pallav Patankar; Minati Sinha

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    The discourse on sexuality and alternate sexualities in India's public space has grown in volume, and those who practice same-sex relations have become more visible. Among these are the MSM (men who have sex with men) and TG (transgender) groups. A People Stronger provides a comprehensive analysis of the collectivization efforts of these groups... more...

  • The Politics of Everybodyby Holly Lewis

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 22.95

    Constituting a paradigm shift in gender theory, this book argues that only a materialist queer theory wedded to the realities of capitalism is capable of creating a true politics of liberation. more...

  • Politics of Masculinitiesby Michael A. Messner

    AltaMira Press 1997; US$ 35.99

    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...