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  • Women and the Cityby Sarah Deutsch

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    In the 70 years between the Civil War and World War II, the women of Boston changed the city dramatically. From anti-spitting campaigns and demands for police mothers to patrol local parks, to calls for a decent wage and living quarters, women rich and poor, white and black, immigrant and native-born struggled to make a place for themselves in the... more...

  • Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespanby Anthony R. D'Augelli; Charlotte J. Patterson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99

    Over the last fifteen years, psychological research regarding sexual orientation has seen explosive growth. In this book, Anthony R. D'Augelli and Charlotte J. Patterson bring together top experts to offer a comprehensive overview of what we have discovered--and what we still need to learn--about lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities. Writing in clear,... more...

  • Swedenby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00

     In the face of rapid population ageing, there is a need to promote better employment opportunities for older people. Much has been said about the need for reform of old-age pensions and early-retirement schemes but this may not be sufficient to raise employment rates for older people signficantly or to reduce the future risk of labour shortages. more...

  • Homosexuality in Modern Franceby Jeffrey Merrick; Bryant T. Ragan Jr.

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99

    This volume explores homosexuality in France from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The essays examine the evolution of behaviour, identities and representation in the period when homosexuality emerged, and outline the growth of homosexual subcultures and patterns of sexual repression and liberation. more...

  • The Pro-Choice Movementby Suzanne Staggenborg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99

    In the 1960s a movement led by family planning activists and feminists emerged to challenge state anti-abortion laws, resulting in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the U.S. Using interviews with past and present activists and historical records of movement organizations, this book traces the development... more...

  • Reforming Sexby Atina Grossmann

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99

    Reforming Sex reconstructs the complicated history of a movement that has been romanticized as the harbinger of 1960s sexual radicalism and demonized as a precursor to Nazi racial policy, but mostly buried and obscured by Nazi bookburnings and repression. Relying on a broad range of sources--from police reports, films and personal interviews to sex... more...

  • State Feminism and Political Representationby Joni Lovenduski

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This 2005 book offers an assessment of the impact of women's movements on public policy. more...

  • 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...

  • Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sisterby Minoo Moallem

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Minoo Moallem challenges the mainstream stereotypical representation of Islam and Muslims as backward, fanatical, and premodern by showing how Islamic nationalism and fundamentalism are by-products of modernity. Writing with a deep personal and scholarly concern for recent Iranian history, Moallem refers to the gendered notions of brother and sister... more...

  • Meagre Harvestby Gisela Kaplan

    Allen & Unwin 1996; US$ 35.40

    The first broad overview of the 'second wave' Australian women's movement. more...