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  • The Problem with Boys' Education

    Beyond the Backlash, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Martino, Michael D. Kehler, Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    This book offers an illuminating analysis of the theories, politics, and realities of boys’ education around the world -- an insightful and often disturbing account of various educational systems’ successes and failings in fostering intellectual and social growth in male students. Examining…

    Paperback – 2009-07-09

  • Feminist Movements in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Laura Dales

    In contemporary Japan there is much ambivalence about women’s roles, and the term "feminism" is not widely recognised or considered relevant.  Nonetheless, as this book shows, there is a flourishing feminist movement in contemporary Japan.  The book investigates the features and effects…

    Hardback – 2009-06-29
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Numen, Old Men

    Contemporary Masculine Spiritualities and the Problem of Patriarchy, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Gelfer

    Since the early 1990s there have been various movements designed to encourage 'masculine spirituality'. All these movements share a concern that spirituality has become too feminine and that men's experiences of the spiritual are being marginalized. The task of masculine spirituality is to promote…

    Hardback – 2009-03-01
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Women and Political Violence

    Female Combatants in Ethno-National Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Miranda Alison

    This book directly challenges the stereotype that women are inherently peaceable by examining female combatants’ involvement in ethno-national conflicts. Drawing upon empirical case studies of Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland, this study explores the ways in which women have traditionally been…

    Hardback – 2009-02-05
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Handbook of Research with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations

    1st Edition

    By William Meezan, James I. Martin

    Handbook of Research with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations provides a detailed examination of the current methods and theoretical frameworks for conducting research with LGBT populations. Introducing greater nuance in designing and implementing research models for working with…

    Paperback – 2008-12-19

  • From Perverts to Fab Five

    The Media's Changing Depiction of Gay Men and Lesbians, 1st Edition

    By Rodger Streitmatter

     From "Perverts" to "Fab Five" tracks the dramatic change in how the American media have depicted gay people over the last half-century. Each chapter illuminates a particular media product that served as a milestone on the media's journey from demonizing homosexuals some fifty years ago to…

    Paperback – 2008-11-18

  • Lesbianism, Cinema, Space

    The Sexual Life of Apartments, 1st Edition

    By Lee Wallace

    In this cutting edge volume, Wallace identifies a unique trend in post-Production Code films that deal with lesbian content: stories of lesbianism invariably engage with an apartment setting, a spatial motif not typically associated with lesbian history or cultural representation. Through the…

    Hardback – 2008-11-04
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and…

    Hardback – 2008-10-14
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Nature's Choice

    What Science Reveals About the Biological Origins of Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl L. Weill

    The true role of biology in determining sexual orientation is an oft-debated issue in both the popular media and scientific communities, and evaluating the literature on the topic can be daunting. Nature’s Choice: What Science Reveals About the Biological Origins of Sexual Orientation offers both a…

    Paperback – 2008-08-12

  • Queer and Catholic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amie Evans, Trebor Healey

    How does one reconcile the tension between the community of one’s own Catholic upbringing and a sexuality and gender identity that may be in conflict with some of the tenets of the faith – especially when one is a member of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex…

    Paperback – 2008-06-09

  • Women and Work in Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lyn Parker

    This book examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. It takes a broad definition of work in order to interrogate assumptions about work and economic activity, focusing on what women themselves see as their work, which includes not only paid employment, home life and child…

    Hardback – 2008-02-05
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Child Abuse, Gender and Society

    1st Edition

    By Jackie Turton

    Traditionally child sexual abuse has been perceived as a male crime, however, recent research suggests that a significant minority of offenders are female. While recognizing the importance of male perpetrators, this groundbreaking book places the behavior of these offending women into social…

    Hardback – 2007-12-06
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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