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  • The Female Eunuchby Germaine Greer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with its steadfast assertion that sexual liberation is the key to women's liberation. Today, Greer's searing examination of the oppression of women in contemporary society... more...

  • Gender in Historyby Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History : Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures,... more...

  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...

  • It Takes a Candidateby Jennifer L. Lawless; Richard L. Fox

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    This book serves as the first nationwide empirical account of how gender affects political ambition. more...

  • Pornifiedby Pamela Paul

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 19.99

    "Strips porn of its culture-war claptrap . . . Pornified may stand as a Kinsey Report for our time."?San Francisco Chronicle Porn in America is everywhere?not just in cybersex and Playboy but in popular video games, advice columns, and reality television shows, and on the bestseller lists. Even more striking, as porn has become affordable, accessible,... more...

  • Common Womenby Ruth Mazo Karras

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 50.00

    A study of the "common woman" in medieval England - characterized as such for being a prostitute and therefore belonging to all men. Karras explores their experiences, relations and treatment under the law and concludes that prostitution was central to the medieval understanding of femininity. more...

  • Handbook of Families and Aging, 2nd Editionby Rosemary Blieszner; Victoria Bedford

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 85.00

    This book is both an updated version of and a complement to the original Handbook of Families and Aging . The many additions include the most recent demographic changes on aging families, new theoretical formulations, innovative research methods, recent legal issues, and death and bereavement, as well as new material on the relationships themselves?sibling,... more...

  • Global Feminist Politicsby Suki Ali; Kelly Coate; Wangui wa Goro

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 59.95

    Global Feminist Politics examines the changing global context for feminist political action, its meaning and forms. It acknowledges the existence of dissent and debate among feminists, asserting that such debate leads to innovation in theory and practice. This book reaches the conclusion that the future of the women's movement depends upon a dialogue... more...

  • Dual Attractionby Martin S. Weinberg; Colin J. Williams; Douglas W. Pryor

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    For the past two generations, extensive research has been conducted on the determinants of homosexuality. But, until now, scant attention has been paid to what is perhaps the most mysterious--and potentially illuminating--variation of human sexual expression, bisexuality. Today, as ignorance and fear of AIDS makes greater awareness of all forms of... more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Issuesby Chuck Stewart

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work traces the developments, people and organizations responsible for bringing homosexual issues to the public's attention. In addition to exploring such controversial issues as gays in the military and child adoption, the book discusses court decisions, pivotal events and key individuals. more...