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  1. Lesbians and Work

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes'

    Edited by Pamela Brand

    What differences and similarities exist at work between lesbian women in various careers around the world? Lesbians and Work: The Advantages and Disadvantages of 'Comfortable Shoes' answers this crucial question, providing respected authorities presenting qualitative research methods to closely...

    Published November 5th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

    Edited by M. Paz Galupo

    In our society, the argument for or against same-sex marriage becomes even more heated when the debate turns to bisexual women and men. Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage thoughtfully explores this debate from a wide range of interdisciplinary perspectives, presenting respected scholars from fields...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Disability, Mothers, and Organization

    Accidental Activists

    By Melanie Panitch

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book examines how and why mothers with disabled children became activists. Leading campaigns to close institutions and secure human rights, these women learned to mother as activists, struggling in their homes and communities against the debilitating and demoralizing effects of exclusion....

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  5. Violence and Sex Work in Britain

    By Hilary Kinnell

    This book is concerned with violence in the sex industry. It aims to provide an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy, and law enforcement practices - an essential task in view particularly of the&...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Willan

  6. Educating the Gendered Citizen

    sociological engagements with national and global agendas

    By Madeleine Arnot

    Globalisation and global human rights are the two major forces in the twenty-first century which are likely to shape the sort of learner citizen created by the educational system. Schools will be expected to prepare young men and women for national as well as global citizenship. Male and female...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Intersectionality and Beyond

    Law, Power and the Politics of Location

    Edited by Emily Grabham, Davina Cooper, Jane Krishnadas, Didi Herman

    Series: Social Justice

    This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Everyday Life

    By Mary Holmes

    Series: The New Sociology

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Chinese Development

    Towards an Equitable Society

    By Lanyan Chen

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    This book takes a look beneath the surface of this "miracle growth", to explore the political economy of this process. Beyond the superficial macroeconomics of high growth rates, increasing GDP per capita and high trade volume, the book looks at what is happening to the very socioeconomic and...

    Published July 28th 2008 by Routledge