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  • The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitutionby Scott Cunningham; Manisha Shah

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    Prostitution bears the unique title of being both the "world's oldest profession" and one of the least understood occupations. The Oxford Hanbook of the Economics of Prostitution fills the gap in our understanding. It brings together many of the top researchers in the field who explain how the prostitution markets are organized across space and... more...

  • Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Administration and Policyby Wallace Swan

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 275.00

    Recording issues and obstacles as well as groundbreaking victories in the recognition of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) rights in politics and policy, this landmark handbook introduces core considerations necessary for prompting governmental initiatives and social structures to better serve the GLBT population. Its impressive range... more...

  • Sexby Alastair J. L. Blanshard

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.  Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures Identifies key influential themes in the evolution... more...

  • Orgasmic Bodiesby Hannah Frith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 32.00

    Orgasmic Bodies explores how bodily experiences of orgasm are worked up as present/absent, complicated/straightforward, too slow/too fast, fake or real, in the doing of masculinities and femininities. Engaging with both science and popular culture it examines the meanings given to orgasmic bodies in contemporary heterosex. more...

  • Sex by Numbersby David Spiegelhalter

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.65

    Whatever society we live in, and however open-minded we like to think we are, when it comes to our sex lives we all like to keep a few secrets. But this makes the jobs of sexologists -- professionals who study sexual behaviour -- pretty difficult. Luckily, David Spiegelhalter, Professor of Risk at Cambridge University, is here to unravel the... more...

  • Sexualityby Katherine Johnson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    The contemporary study of sexuality too often finds itself at an impasse, conceptualizing sexuality either psychologically or sociologically: sexologists and psychologists have tended to point to the biological origins of sexuality underpinned by hormones, drives and, most recently, genetics; in contrast, historians and sociologists point to... more...

  • Women, Work, and the Webby Carol Smallwood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 57.99

    Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities is by contributors from the United States and Canada sharing how the Internet has opened doors, leveled the playing field, and provided new opportunities for women to earn money using technology. more...

  • The Philosophy of Pornographyby Lindsay Coleman; Jacob M. Held

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 29.99

    Even as it skirts mainstream contemporary culture, pornography remains a social taboo; there still exist strong biases both in favor and against it. With chapters addressing imagination, gender, power relationships, truth claims, aesthetics, and both pro and anti-porn slants, this book presents a balanced view of pornography in modern society. more...

  • Sex Marketsby Marina Della Giusta; Maria Di Tommaso; Steinar StrÝm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Empirical and mathematically rigorous, this book provides a study of the economics of prostitution rather than focusing on the sociological and cultural themes. Using economic tools of analysis, internationally based editors have put together a theoretically informed volume that explores the supply and demand of prostitution. Prostitution is a globalized... more...

  • AGEING SOCIETIESby Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Demographic ageing is a reality - within 25 years half the population of Western Europe will be over 50, one quarter over 65, and the Less Developed Countries will contain one billion elderly people. Ageing Societies examines the myths, challenges and opportunities behind these figures. Ageing Societies explores three areas: § the growing necessity... more...