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  • Forbidden Friendshipsby Michael Rocke

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.80

    This is a superb work of scholarship, impossible to overpraise.... It marks a milestone in the 20-year rise of gay and lesbian studies.--Martin Duberman, The Advocate The men of Renaissance Florence were so renowned for sodomy that "Florenzer" in German meant "sodomite." In the late fifteenth century, as many as one in two Florentine men had come to... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This volume explores the realities and representations of same-sex sexuality in France in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, the period that witnessed the emergence of "homosexuality" in the modern sense of the word. Based on archival research and textual analysis, the articles examine the development of homosexual subcultures and... more...

  • The Pro-Choice Movementby Suzanne Staggenborg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    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...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 36.95

    This issue will cover the wide range of topics for which the journal is known and on which it has built its readership, rather than being a thematic issue. more...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 37.95

    This issue includes articles on the current differences and debates between feminists on the questions around pornography and censorship. more...

  • Male Homosexuality in Modern Japanby Mark J. McLelland

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    This book is the first to look at the wide range of contrasting images of the gay male body in Japanese popular culture, both mainstream and gay, and relate these images to the experience of an interview sample of Japanese gay men. In so doing, it touches on a number of important issues, including whether there can be a universal 'gay identity' and... more...

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinityby Richard Howson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the workplace can no longer be taken for granted. Beginning... more...

  • Transforming Masculinitiesby Vic Seidler

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 64.95

    Critically exploring the ways in which men and masculinities are commonly theorized, this multidisciplinary text opens up a discussion around such relationships, and shows that, as with feminisms, there is a diversity of theoretical traditions. It draws on a variety of examples, and explores new directions in the complexities of diverse male identities... more...

  • Not My Mother's Sisterby Astrid Henry

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    "No matter how wise a mother's advice is, we listen to our peers." At least that's writer Naomi Wolf's take on the differences between her generation of feminists -- the third wave -- and the feminists who came before her and developed in the late '60s and '70s -- the second wave. In Not My Mother's ... more...

  • Feminist Activism in the 1990sby Gabriele Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Feminist activism is often taught as an historical phenomenon, and many students entering courses on women's studies are not familiar with current feminist work in the field. This book documents a wide variety of different forms of feminist activism in the 1990s, from organisations such as "Rights for Women" and "Southall Black Sisters" to "Asian Women's... more...