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- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 78.00
The "new" censorship of the arts, some cultural critics say, is just one more item on the "new" Right's agenda, and is part and parcel of attempts to regulate sexuality, curtail female reproductive rights, deny civil rights to gays and lesbians, and privatize public institutions. Although they do not contest this assessment,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 64.99
"Adolescent pregnancy is an important public health issue and this valuable, well-referenced book covers the risk factors, child-family outcomes, and preventionÍ.This is a very useful book for social workers and other professionals as a single source of current information about adolescent pregnancy and prevention." -- Doody's This new edition of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Developmental and clinical researchers have only just discovered the phenomenon of adolescent romance as a topic of serious scientific inquiry. This discovery may be related to the overwhelming evidence that adult romantic relationships are failing at alarming rates. Dramatic increases in the rates of divorce, out of wedlock childbirth, and relationship... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 47.00
Explains ageism, how it affects us, and how it relates to services for older people. This book builds bridges between the wider age-conscious culture within which people live their lives and the world of caring professions. It reviews the literature on age prejudice and ageism. It identifies a series of issues that determine a theory of ageism. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Drawing on original research from medical texts, psychiatric case histories, pioneering statistical surveys, first-person accounts, legal cases, sensationalist journalism, and legislative debates, Jennifer Terry has written a nuanced and textured history of how the century-old obsession with homosexuality is deeply tied to changing American anxieties... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 85.00
When Alfred Kinsey's massive studies Sexual Behavior in the Human Male and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female appeared in 1948 and 1953, their detailed data spurred an unprecedented public discussion of the nation's sexual practices and ideologies. As they debated what behaviors were normal or average, abnormal or deviant, Cold War Americans also... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 15.00
BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS, one of the most perceptive and interesting journalists writing today, takes us into some unusual precincts of American society in American Voyeur . Denizet-Lewis made news with his New York Times Magazine cover story "Double Lives on the Down Low," included here, which ignited a firestorm by revealing a subculture of African-American... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
In At the Root of This Longing, Flinders identifies the four key points at which the paths of spirituality and feminism seem to collide?vowing silence vs. finding voice, relinquishing ego vs. establishing 'self', resisting desire vs. reclaiming the body, and enclosure vs. freedom?and sets out to discover not only the sources of these conflicts, but... more...