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Gender Studies

  • LGBTQ Statsby Bennett Singer; David Deschamps

    The New Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Twenty years ago it was impossible to imagine the president of the United States embracing same-sex marriage or Bruce Jenner transitioning to Caitlyn Jenner, an open transgender woman. LGBTQ Stats chronicles the ongoing LGBTQ revolution, providing the critical statistics, and draws upon and synthesizes newly collected data. Deschamps and Singer?whose... more...

  • This Is How It Always Isby Laurie Frankel

    Flatiron Books 2017; US$ 18.19

    ?It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.? ?Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies This is how a family keeps a secret?and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after?until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change?and... more...

  • Anthropology of Los Angelesby Jenny Banh; Maryann Aguirre; Beth F. Baker; Jenny Banh; Nathalie Boucher; Charles Joseph; Melissa King; Andrea Lepage; Adonia E. Lugo; Allison Mattheis; Yolanda T. Moses; ChorSwang Ngin; Jocelyn A. Pacleb; Kyeyoung Park; James Diego Vigil; George Villanueva; Natale A. Zappia; Melissa King

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.99

    The Anthropology of Los Angeles: Place and Agency in an Urban Setting questions the production and representations of both the real and imagined L.A. by documenting hidden histories that portray a collision of elements, including race, class, gender, identity, food, and space. more...

  • Trans Voicesby Declan Henry; Stephen Whittle; Jane Fae

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 18.95

    Imagine what it must be like to feel you are a woman 'trapped' in a man's body. Or a man 'trapped' in a woman's body. And what happens if you decide to reject your birth gender and become a trans man or a trans woman?Drawing on over one hundred interviews with individuals, this book is a compilation of the voices of those who have decided to undergo... more...

  • A Better Storyby Glynn Harrison

    Inter Varsity Press UK 2017; US$ 11.99

    The architects of the sexual revolution won over the popular imagination because they knew the power of story. They drew together radical new ideologies, often complex and hard to grasp, and melded them into the simpler structure of narrative. Crucially, they cast narratives that appealed to the moral instincts of ordinary, decent people.This moral... more...

  • Dare to Dateby Aukelien van Abbema

    SPCK 2017; US$ 11.99

    ?It?s Complicated? Matters of the heart always seem to be. But dating in the church? It can be even worse. Relationships can be difficult to define, intentions hard to discern. But with singles making up a third of the total church congregation in the UK, there is a real need to demystify the dating process and return to dating in its simplest form.... more...

  • Arrivierte Frauenby Noëmi Lellé

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Noëmi Lellé untersucht das Phänomen der Untervertretung von Frauen im Deutschschweizer Kaderarbeitsmarkt. Die Autorin hält fest, dass umso weniger Frauen auszumachen sind, je höher eine Position ist. Bourdieus Denkwerkzeuge, insbesondere sein Konzept der männlichen Herrschaft (vgl. Bourdieu 2005) bildet die theoretische Grundlage der Analyse und das... more...

  • Feeling Normalby F. Hollis Griffin

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    The explosion of cable networks, cinema distributors, and mobile media companies explicitly designed for sexual minorities in the contemporary moment has made media culture a major factor in what it feels like to be a queer person. F. Hollis Griffin demonstrates how cities offer a way of thinking about that phenomenon. By examining urban centers in... more...

  • Queer in Translationby B.J. Epstein; Robert Gillett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies queer thought to issues of translation. It sheds light... more...

  • Pleasure, Power and Technologyby Sally Hacker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    How are the pleasures of making things work turned into processes of domination? Are there links between gender and military institutions? Does eroticism have something to do with engineering? In this book, first published in 1989, Sally Hacker explores the answers to these and other provocative questions about our attitudes toward work and leisure.... more...