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  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This collection unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space and presents a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces. In New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Gender leading contemporary writers from across an eclectic mix of disciplines, examine an exciting array of issues such as: * Jamaican Ragga music and female... more...

  • Seeing and Knowingby A. B. Mulder-Bakker

    Brepols Publishers 2004; US$ 84.00

    The studies within this volume apply insights gained from gender studies to re-consider the way knowledge and learning was transmitted in medieval Europe 1200?1550. more...

  • Vanguard or Vandalsby Jon Abbink; Ineke van Kessel

    BRILL 2004; US$ 46.00

    This book contains a range of original studies on one of the major challenges in Africa today: the controversial role of youth in politics, conflict and rebellious movements. The issue is not only the drafting of child soldiers into insurgent armies or predatory militias, as in Somalia, Sierra Leone or Congo, but, more generally, that of the problematic... more...

  • Sin in the Second Cityby Karen Abbott

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, the most famous brothel in American history?and the catalyst for a culture war that rocked the nation. Operating in Chicago?s notorious Levee district at the dawn of the last century, the Club?s proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators... more...

  • Family Affairsby Mary Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    The decades between the close of World War I and the end of the Thatcher era have changed and challenged family life in England dramatically. The Depression and World War II shifted priorities and behaviour, as did the Welfare State, the Pill and Women's Lib later on. What threatened a family's respectability in the 1920s is often commonplace today... more...

  • An Introduction to Sociologyby Pamela Abbott; Melissa Tyler; Claire Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern.  Completely revised, this edition includes: new chapters on sexuality and the media additional... more...

  • Sex Appealby Paul Abramson

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Paul Abramson's concise, reader-friendly Sex Appeal charts a thoughtful course between extremes to present six essential principles for sexual health and happiness: Do No Harm, Celebrate Sex, Be Careful, Know Yourself, Speak Up & Speak Out, and Throw No Stones. Abramson elaborates each of these principles in an engaging, often entertaining way, and... more...

  • With Pleasureby Paul R. Abramson; Steven D. Pinkerton

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 34.00

    This study argues that human sexuality cannot be understood if its significance is limited to reproduction alone. The authors define sexual pleasure as a unifying phenomenon to account for the practices of sexuality. They show that reproduction itself occurs as a by-product of pleasure. more...

  • Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticismby Brooke A. Ackerly

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    This book draws on the insights of Third World women's activism to develop feminist theory. more...

  • Artificial Knowingby Alison Adam

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Artificial Knowing challenges the masculine slant in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world. Alison Adam admirably fills the large gap in science and technology studies by showing us that gender bias is inscribed in AI-based computer systems. Her treatment of feminist epistemology, focusing on the ideas of the knowing subject, the nature... more...