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  • Women and Social Protestby Guida West; Rhoda Lois Blumberg

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 37.99

    Examines the role of women in social protest movements in many countries, concentrating on four categories of protest: those resulting from economic hardship; racial, ethnic, or nationalist struggles; humanistic, global causes; and feminist movements. more...

  • Revising Herselfby Ruthellen Josselson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 35.99

    In 1972, Ruthellen Josselson was a young psychologist fascinated by the riddle of how a woman creates an identity and chooses one path over another in life--particularly in the face of the nascent feminist movement, which challenged as never before the traditional role models of earlier generations. Selecting at random thirty young women in their last... more...

  • Adolescence and Pubertyby John Bancroft; June Machover Reinisch

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 99.99

    Scientists from 10 disciplines contribute essays which explore various aspects of this critical stage in human development, in a volume designed for the benefit of social and developmental psychologists, psychologists interested in sexuality studies, and child and adolescent psychiatrists. more...

  • The Image of Manby George L. Mosse

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 38.00

    What does it mean to be a man? This text examines the manly stereotype, which stresses courage, moral restraint and athletic comportment, which has become representative of normative modern society. The role of women and the "unmanly men" in maintaining the stereotype and its erosion is studied. more...

  • The Truth About Sexual Behaviorby Mark J. Kittleson; Elissa Howard-Barr

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00

    The Truth About Sexual Behavior and Unplanned Pregnancy is a trusted source teens can turn to for straightforward information about everything from contraception to the media?s portrayal of sex. Providing a clear picture of teenage sexual behavior and its consequences, this book offers sound advice to teenagers and encourages discussion with parents... more...

  • Are We Thinking Straight?by Daniel K. Cortese

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives. more...

  • Making Gay Historyby Eric Marcus

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national stage.Eric Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated edition of Making History , originally published in 1992.Using the heart-felt stories of more than 60... more...

  • Ethics of Marginalityby John Champagne; Donald E. Pease

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 70.50

    An original and timely critique which moves gay studies beyond both identity politics and the ?rights? discourse, as it questions whose interests are served in an uncritical celebration of the Other. Champagne uses the work of such critics as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Gayatri Spivak, as he establishes a ground-breaking and controversial... more...

  • Evening Crowd at Kirmser’sby Ricardo J. Brown; William Reichard; Allan H. Spear

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 51.00

    The Evening Crowd at Kirmser?s is a compelling memoir of the author?s experiences as a young gay man during the 1940s. In an engaging and open writing style, and through stories both humorous and tragic, Brown introduces us to the companions and friends he met at Kirmser?s, a working-class bar in downtown St. Paul that became an unofficial home to... more...

  • Women, Power and Resistanceby Tess Cosslett; Alison Easton; Penny Summerfield

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    Serving as an introductory book on Women's Studies, this work is divided into interdisciplinary sections covering key aspects and major debates, centering on main areas: The Social Organization of Gender Relations; and the Cultural Representation of Women Gender and Social Identity. more...