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  • Gendered Perspectives on Reproduction and Sexualityby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 146.99

    Offers feminist perspectives on the social, cultural and medical aspects of women as sexual beings and of their fertility, pregnancy and child bearing. The seven essays included here, raise questions about control and agency asking who decides if, when and how fertility should be controlled and the circumstances under which birth takes place. more...

  • Families in Eastern Europeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 132.99

    Provides a comprehensive analysis of family issues in Eastern Europe. Bringing together scholars from 14 Eastern European countries, this book explains family processes in that particular country focusing on the historic, social and economic contexts and the impact they have on families. It also provides demographic information about families. more...

  • 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$ 12.82

    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$ 14.99

    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...