Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

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    2nd Edition

    By Joseph Bristow

    Theories of sexuality and desire are commonly used in literary and cultural studies. In this illuminating study Joseph Bristow introduces readers to the fundamental critical debates surrounding the topic. This fully updated second edition includes: a historical account of sexuality from the…

    Paperback – 2010-11-26
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Gender, Sexuality and Museums: A Routledge Reader book cover

    Gender, Sexuality and Museums

    A Routledge Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Gender, Sexuality and Museums provides the only repository of key articles, new essays and case studies for the important area of gender and sexuality in museums. It is the first reader to focus on LGBT issues and museums, and the first reader in nearly 15 years to collect articles which focus on…

    Paperback – 2010-07-28

  • Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance book cover

    Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    1st Edition

    By Amy Lind

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-17
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Sex in the Ancient World from A to Z book cover

    Sex in the Ancient World from A to Z

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Younger

    In this fascinating and revealing A-to-Z, John G. Younger examines the sexual practices, expressions and attitudes of the Greeks and Romans, from Catullus and Caligula, to orgies and obscenity, and from abstinence and incest, to pederasty and prostitution.The book opens with an overview of current…

    Paperback – 2009-06-11
    The Ancient World from A to Z

  • Female Homosexuality in the Middle East: Histories and Representations book cover

    Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations, 1st Edition

    By Samar Habib

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Reading Sexualities: Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies book cover

    Reading Sexualities

    Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies, 1st Edition

    By Donald E. Hall

    Reading Sexualities confronts the reigning practices, priorities, and preoccupations of queer theory and sexuality studies. Looking at a range of texts, from novels to travel narratives to internet porn, Donald E. Hall deftly weaves the theoretical with the literary in order to: examine the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27

  • Sexuality in Islam book cover

    Sexuality in Islam

    1st Edition

    By Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Originally published in 1985. Beginning with the Qur’an, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba confronts the question of male supremacy in Islam, and the strict separation of the masculine and the feminine. He gives an account of purification practices, of Islamic attitudes towards homosexuality, concubinage, legal…

    Hardback – 2007-11-29

  • A History of Egypt: In the Middle Ages book cover

    A History of Egypt

    In the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Stanley Lane-Poole

    When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in a continuous narrative apart from the general history of the Muslim caliphate.…

    Hardback – 2007-11-29

  • The World We Have Won: The Remaking of Erotic and Intimate Life book cover

    The World We Have Won

    The Remaking of Erotic and Intimate Life, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    The World We Have Won is a major study of transformations in erotic and intimate life since 1945. We are living in a world of transition, in the midst of a long, unfinished but profound revolution that has transformed the possibilities of living out our sexual diversities. This book provides a…

    Paperback – 2007-06-21

  • 21st Century Sexualities: Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights book cover

    21st Century Sexualities

    Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilbert Herdt, Cymene Howe

    Exploring sexuality in the twenty-first century, this unique book collects together more than fifty timely and accessible contributions to create a wide-ranging and compelling picture of contemporary American sexuality. Incorporating the latest cutting-edge controversies, theory and methodological…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05

  • Culture, Society and Sexuality: A Reader book cover

    Culture, Society and Sexuality

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    This new and revised edition of Culture, Society and Sexuality brings together and makes accessible a broad and international selection of readings to provide insights into the social, cultural, political and economic dimensions of sexuality and relationships, and emerging discourses around sexual…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Handbook of the New Sexuality Studies book cover

    Handbook of the New Sexuality Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer, Chet Meeks

    As the field of sexuality studies has become a growth area in academia and classes on sexuality studies are incorporated into various disciplines, the expanding book market has been filled with specialist oriented texts which are often theoretically focused and contain too many summaries for an…

    Hardback – 2006-08-02

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