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  • Sexuality: A Very Short Introductionby Veronique Mottier

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 7.99

    Is our sexuality a product of our genes, or of society, culture, and politics? How have views of sexual norms changed over time? And how have feminism, religion, and HIV/AIDS affected our attitudes to sex? This Very Short Introduction examines these questions and many more, exploring what shapes our sexuality, and how our sexuality shapes us. more...

  • Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexualityby John Boswell

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    "Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition."—Michel Foucault John Boswell's National Book Award-winning study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the early Christian West was a groundbreaking work that challenged preconceptions about the Church's past relationship to its gay members—among... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Breaking the Political Glass Ceilingby Barbara Palmer

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 24.95

    Why has the integration of women into Congress been so slow? Why are there so many more Democratic women in Congress than Republican? This is a book on women in US politics, with key data from primary and general election for House and Senate since 1956. It is meant for students who need a guide to the subject. more...

  • The Womanist Readerby Layli Phillips

    Routledge 2006; US$ 33.95

    Comprehensive in its coverage, The Womanist Reader is the first volume to anthologize the major works of womanist scholarship. Charting the course of womanist theory from its genesis as Alice Walker's African-American feminism, through Chikwenye Okonjo Ogunyemi's African womanism and Clenora Hudson-Weems' Africana womanism, to its present-day expression... more...

  • Age Mattersby Toni M. Calasanti

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class... more...

  • Melting Pot and the Altarby Richard M. Bernard

    University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 67.50

    Recent studies of assimilation in nineteenth-century America have focused on the ways in which immigrant groups maintained separate identities rather than on their absorption in American society. In The Melting Pot and the Altar Richard M. Bernard puts to more...