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  1. Women and Immigration Law

    New Variations on Classical Feminist Themes

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer, Sarah Van Walsum

    This book examines immigration law from a gender perspective. It shows how immigration law situates gender conflicts outside the national order, projecting them onto non-western countries, exotic cultures, clandestine labour and criminal organizations. In doing so, immigration law sustains the...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. Identity Envy Wanting to Be Who We're Not

    Creative Nonfiction by Queer Writers

    By Jim Tushinski, Jim Van Buskirk

    Gay men and lesbians present humorous and hard-hitting accounts of the need to belong . . . somewhere Why would a lesbian raised in a Jewish home have a sudden desire to be a tough-talking Catholic girl? And why would a gay man travel to Ireland in a desperate attempt to escape his “...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Sport and Gender Identities

    Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities

    Edited by Cara Carmichael Aitchison

    This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines...

    Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Boxing, Masculinity and Identity

    The 'I' of the Tiger

    By Kath Woodward

    Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. In addition, its inherent contradictions of extreme violence and beauty and of discipline and excess have long been a source of...

    Published November 8th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Challenging Lesbian Norms

    Intersex, Transgender, Intersectional, and Queer Perspectives

    By Angela Pattatucci-Aragon

    What constitutes lesbian identity?The term homonormativity describes current prevailing idealized assumptions about lesbian identity. This concept, however, marginalizes subgroups within the greater lesbian population. Challenging Lesbian Norms: Intersex, Transgender, Intersectional, and Queer...

    Published November 8th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Justice

    Edited by Frances Heidensohn

    Questions about gender, justice and crime are constantly in the public arena, whether they focus on young women getting drunk or taking drugs, or the rising numbers of women going to prison or committing violent crimes, or reports of macho behaviour on the part of men in the military, law...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Willan

  7. Sex Work Now

    Edited by Rosie Campbell, Maggie O'Neill

    Sex Work Now provides an authoritative overview of female sex work and policy in the UK, and addresses a number of key contemporary issues and debates. These include sex worker unionization, migrant sex work and trafficking, communities and sex work, male clients of sex workers, the policing of...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Willan

  8. Reweaving the Relational Mat

    A Christian Response to Violence Against Women from Oceania

    By Joan Filemoni-Tofaeono, Lydia Johnson

    Series: Religion and Violence

    Reweaving the Relational Mat is an integrative response to the problem of violence against women which grounds theological and sociological analysis in the praxis of Oceanian Christian women's experiences of violence. It focuses on the collusion of the church in the problem of violence against...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Price of Sex

    By Belinda Brooks-Gordon

    As a society we are buying more sex than ever before. Adult sex shops now take their place amongst retailers in the high street and lap dancing clubs compete for an increased share of the leisure economy; hotel chains offer sexually explicit films as part of their standard service, the party...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Willan

  10. Lesbian Widows

    Invisible Grief

    By Victoria Whipple

    The unseen issues of grief and discrimination—lesbians becoming widows The death of a life partner poses unique challenges for lesbians. Lesbian Widows: Invisible Grief reveals the touching and very personal stories of twenty-five women, including the author, who were widowed at a young age...

    Published May 7th 2006 by Routledge