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  • Female Chauvinist Pigsby Ariel Levy

    Free Press 2005; US$ 15.99

    A classic work on gender culture exploring how the women?s movement has evolved to Girls Gone Wild in a new, self-imposed chauvinism. In the tradition of Susan Faludi?s Backlash and Naomi Wolf?s The Beauty Myth , New York Magazine writer Ariel Levy studies the effects of modern feminism on women today. Meet the Female Chauvinist Pig?the new... more...

  • Promises I Can Keepby Kathryn Edin

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95

    Millie Acevedo bore her first child before the age of 16 and dropped out of high school to care for her newborn. Now 27, she is the unmarried mother of three and is raising her kids in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. Would she and her children be better off if she had waited to have them and had married their father first? Why do so many... more...

  • Evening Crowd at Kirmser’sby Ricardo J. Brown; William Reichard; Allan H. Spear

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 51.00

    The Evening Crowd at Kirmser?s is a compelling memoir of the author?s experiences as a young gay man during the 1940s. In an engaging and open writing style, and through stories both humorous and tragic, Brown introduces us to the companions and friends he met at Kirmser?s, a working-class bar in downtown St. Paul that became an unofficial home to... more...

  • The Unfinished Revolutionby Kathleen Gerson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99

    The vast changes in family life--the rise of single, same-sex, and two-paycheck parents--have often been blamed for declining morality and unhappy children. Drawing upon pioneering research with the children of the gender revolution, Kathleen Gerson reveals that it is not a lack of "family values," but rigid social and economic forces that... more...

  • Lifestylesby David Chaney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    This clearly written introduction to the concept of lifestyles offers a concise guide to how the term is used in sociological accounts to refer to this modern social form. more...

  • Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kidsby Murray Milner Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.00

    Drawing upon two years of fieldwork in a high school and 300 written interviews about high schools across the country, this book argues that consumer culture has greatly impacted the way our youth relate to one another and understand themselves and society more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 23.00

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

  • Generation Meby Jean M. Twenge

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 15.99

    The Associated Press calls them "The Entitlement Generation," and they are storming into schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. They are today's young people, a new generation with sky-high expectations and a need for constant praise and fulfillment. In this provocative new book, headline-making psychologist and social commentator... more...

  • Prostitutionby Teela Sanders; Maggie O'Neill; Jane Pitcher

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 59.00

    With authors are leading authorities on this subject area, this book is unique in that it encompasses issues relating to male and transgender sex workers, as well as female sex workers. 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...