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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 72.99
Reforming Sex reconstructs the complicated history of a movement that has been romanticized as the harbinger of 1960s sexual radicalism and demonized as a precursor to Nazi racial policy, but mostly buried and obscured by Nazi bookburnings and repression. Relying on a broad range of sources--from police reports, films and personal interviews to sex... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 114.99
This book reviews, summarizes, and integrates a diverse literature on the topic of retirement and provides a coherent view to better inform researchers and practitioners. Organized around three phases of the retirement process--pre-retirement, retirement decision-making, and post-retirement--the chapters examine economic, sociological, gerontological,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This book explores the economic coping practices of rural widows in the aftermath of the Cambodian civil war. War produces a preponderance of widows, often young widows with small children in their care. Rural widows must feed their families and educate their children despite rural poverty and the lack of opportunities for women. The economics of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
But who could describe my fright when, on the next morning, I awoke and found myself feeling as if completely changed into a woman. ? Case 129, Autobiography, from Psychopathia Sexualis, a Medico-Forensic Study by Richard Von Krafft-Ebing At the time the passage above was written, people who felt trapped in the wrong gender automatically became... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2011; US$ 17.95
Family conflict has traditionally been studied by researchers who are at a safe intellectual distance from the families under their study. In Skeletons in the Closet , and in line with feminist research methodologies, the hierarchical distance between researcher and subject is broken down. All of the contributors to this volume are academics, and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95
From the coauthor of the international bestseller Slowing Down to the Speed of Life "I believe this book has the capacity to touch something inside youdeep enough to help you make significant, positive changes in your life."--from the Foreword by Richard Carlson, author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Bestselling author Joseph Bailey shows... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 99.95
This text brings together sociological, anthropological and social policy perspectives on the life course with a view to developing the conceptual rigour of the term as well as to exploring the rich range of debates and issues it encompasses. Linking traditional sociological and anthropological concerns with more recent postmodern debates centred... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 45.00
The increasing number of older people in the United States has served to focus attention upon the processes of aging and the effectiveness of social programs for the elderly. In order to plan effective programs, accurate social measures are necessary. Now, more than ever before, researchers need conceptually explicit instruments designed to assess... more...