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  1. Peek

    Inside the Private World of Public Sex

    By Joseph Couture

    PEEK: Inside the Private World of Public Sex is an up close and personal look at impersonal sex, exploring where-to, how-to, and when-to have sex in public. This educational and instructive guide reveals the steamy world of sex in bathhouses, gyms, parks, peep shows, swinger’s clubs, men’s rooms,...

    Published February 24th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Paying for Pleasure

    Men Who Buy Sex

    By Teela Sanders

    Drawing on original empirical data with men who buy sex, this book takes a fresh look at the relationships clients have with female sex workers. The core questions that form the backbone of the research are not only the expected inquiry into 'why men buy sex', but also into the sociological and...

    Published January 31st 2008 by Willan

  3. White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  5. Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  6. Next Wave Cultures

    Feminism, Subcultures, Activism

    Edited by Anita Harris

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Whereas once young women’s feminist activism could be easily identified, today this resistance seems obscure, transitory, and disorganized. In Next Wave Cultures, established and emerging scholars provide an interdisciplinary examination of young women’s multilayered lives. This collection...

    Published November 25th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Caveman Mystique

    Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science

    By Martha McCaughey

    Has evolution made men promiscuous skirt chasers? Pop-Darwinian claims about men's irrepressible heterosexuality have become increasingly common, and increasingly common excuses for men's sexual aggression. The Caveman Mystique traces such claims about the hairier sex through...

    Published October 18th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Rights

    Dilemmas for Feminist Praxis

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Maxine Molyneux

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Since the late 1990s, development institutions have increasingly used the language of rights in their policy and practice. This special issue on feminist perspectives on politics of rights explores the strategies, tensions and challenges associated with ‘rights work’ in a variety of settings....

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Jack Nichols, Gay Pioneer

    “Have You Heard My Message?”

    By J. Louis Campbell III

    One of the founders of the gay and lesbian liberation movement, Jack Nichols was a warrior for gay equality. Recounting his life and work, Jack Nichols, Gay Pioneer: “Have You Heard My Message?” skillfully weaves the story of a man, a movement, and a moment that shaped gay and lesbian history. This...

    Published September 9th 2007 by Routledge