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  • Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    1st Edition

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10

  • Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Udis-Kessler

    The United Methodist Church has been in conflict over lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender inclusion issues since 1972. That year, in response to the gay liberation and gay rights movements, wording was added to the UMC Book of Discipline (the compilation of denominational policies and doctrines)…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Suresha

    The books commonly known as the Kinsey Report were Dr Alfred C. Kinsey’s monumental scientific publishing achievement in 1948, often compared to the atomic bomb for its impact on the American public. On the sexagennial anniversary of the publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, this…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11

  • Asian Americans on Campus

    Racialized Space and White Power, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind S. Chou, Kristen Lee, Simon Ho

    While there are books on racism in universities, few examine the unique position of Asian American undergraduates. This new book captures the voices and experiences of Asian Americans navigating the currents of race, gender, and sexuality as factors in how youth construct relationships and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07

  • Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Voss

    The idea of ‘pornography’ is often employed to invoke titillation, anger, and disgust. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry explores the effects that this stigmatized identity has on the pornography industry itself. From the video era to the emergence of the internet, to trade shows,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05

  • Intimacies

    A New World of Relational Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Frank, Patricia T. Clough, Steven Seidman

    In the last decade or so, there has been a shift in the popular and academic discussion of our personal lives. Relationships – and not necessarily marriage – have gravitated to the center of our relational lives. Many of us feel entitled to seek intimacy, an emotionally depthful social bonding,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27

  • Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality…

    Paperback – 2015-04-21
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with…

    Hardback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Sexualities in Context

    A Social Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca F. Plante

    Written in an accessible and clear manner, Sexualities in Context presents focused overviews and explorations of some of the most timely issues in the social construction of sex. This brief text is the only book of its kind to address sexualities from a social perspective, Plante's analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04

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