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  1. Philosophy of Love, Sex, and Marriage

    An Introduction

    By Raja Halwani

    How is love different from lust or infatuation? Do love and marriage really go together “like a horse and carriage”? Does sex have any necessary connection to either? And how important are love, sex, and marriage to a well-lived life? In this lively, lucid, and comprehensive...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sex in the Ancient World from A to Z

    Edited by John Younger

    Series: The Ancient World from A to Z

    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...

    Published June 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    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...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Reading Sexualities

    Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies

    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...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Sexuality in Islam

    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...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. A History of Egypt

    In the Middle Ages

    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....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The World We Have Won

    The Remaking of Erotic and Intimate Life

    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...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge

  8. 21st Century Sexualities

    Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights

    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...

    Published April 5th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Culture, Society and Sexuality

    A Reader

    Edited by Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    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...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Introducing the New Sexuality Studies

    Original Essays and Interviews

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer, Chet Meeks

    Breaking new ground, both substantively and stylistically, this book offers students, academics and researchers an accessible, engaging introduction and overview of this emerging field. Its central premise is to explore the social character of sexuality, the role of social differences such as race...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge