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Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School (07 Edition)
Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School (07 Edition)
by C. J. Pascoe
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High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, Dude, You're a Fag sheds new light... (read more)

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In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
by Carol Gilligan
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Carol Gilligan believes that psychology has persistently and systematically misunderstood women. Repeatedly, developmental theories have been built on observations of men's lives. Here, Gilligan attempts to correct psychology's misperceptions and refocus... (read more)

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The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
by Leonard Shlain
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This groundbreaking book proposes that the rise of alphabetic literacy reconfigured the human brain and brought about profound changes in history, religion, and gender relations. Making remarkable connections across brain function, myth, and anthropology,... (read more)

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The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
by Leonard Shlain
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Proposes, rather than argues closely, that the shift from apprehending the world from images to writing--especially alphabetic--contributed largely to the suppression of goddess worship and the decline in the status of women in society. Shlain is a... (read more)

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The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love
The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love
by bell hooks
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Everyone needs to love and be loved -- even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks... (read more)

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Straight (11 Edition)
Straight (11 Edition)
by Hanne Blank
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Like the typewriter and the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly transformed Western culture. The idea of “the heterosexual” was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building... (read more)

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The Lenses of Gender: Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality
The Lenses of Gender: Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality
by Sandra Lipsitz Bem
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A leading theorist on sex and gender discusses how hidden assumptions embedded in our culture, social institutions, and individual psyches perpetuate male power and oppress women and sexual minorities. Illustrated.... (read more)

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Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
by Cordelia Fine
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It’s the twenty-first century, and although we tried to rear unisex children—boys who play with dolls and girls who like trucks—we failed. Even though the glass ceiling is cracked, most women stay comfortably beneath it. And everywhere... (read more)

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Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son
Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son
by Lori Duron
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US Praise for Lori Duron’s Raising My Rainbow   "Heartwarming, though wrenching…what makes Raising My Rainbow fresh and enjoyable is Duron’s utter lack of pretension.” —New York Times Book Review “A powerful book... (read more)

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Betwixt and Between: Patterns of Masculine and Feminine Initiation
Betwixt and Between: Patterns of Masculine and Feminine Initiation
by Louise Carus Mahdi
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This interdisciplinary approach to rites of passage comprises 31 essays by outstanding contributors, including Marie-Louise yon Franz, Robert Bly, James Hall, Helen Luke, Victor Turner, and Marion Woodman. "A watershed book ... an interdisciplinary... (read more)

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Sex, Self and Society: The Social Context of Sexuality (with Infotrac) (Wadsworth Sociology Reader)
Sex, Self and Society: The Social Context of Sexuality (with Infotrac) (Wadsworth Sociology Reader)
by Tracey Steele
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SEX, SELF AND SOCIETY: THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF SEXUALITY contains 60 edited articles divided into 15 chapters covering a range of issues dealing with human sexuality. Focusing on sexuality as both process and as a social institution, the book also covers... (read more)

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Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law
Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law
by Dean Spade
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Wait—whats wrong with rights? Much of the legal advocacy for trans and gender nonconforming people in the US has reflected the civil rights and “equality” strategies of mainstream gay and lesbian organizations—agitating for legal... (read more)

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A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia
A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia
by Amelie Le Renard
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The cities of Saudi Arabia are among the most gender segregated in the world. In recent years the Saudi government has felt increasing international pressure to offer greater roles for women in society. Implicit in these calls for reform, however, is an... (read more)

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Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us
by Kate Bornstein
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Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, coming directly to you from the life experiences of a transsexual woman, Gender Outlaw breaks all the rules and leaves the reader forever changed.26 black-and-white... (read more)

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Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
by Julia Serano
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A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist. Serano shares her... (read more)

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Sex and Sexuality in Latin America : an Interdisciplinary Reader (97 Edition)
Sex and Sexuality in Latin America : an Interdisciplinary Reader (97 Edition)
by Daniel Balderston
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From the murder of schoolgirls in a rural Amish community to the widespread rape of women in the Sudan to sexual predators on the Internet, this volume explores the persistent, pervasive phenomenon of gendered violence in the United States and around the... (read more)

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Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power: Gender, Work and Engineering (Routledge Iaffe Advances in Feminist Economics)
Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power: Gender, Work and Engineering (Routledge Iaffe Advances in Feminist Economics)
by Julie E. Mills
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This book addresses the intractable problem of achieving gender equity at work. Rapid economic and social changes have restructured workplaces and workforce participation across the world, but gender inequalities remain. In spite of several decades of... (read more)

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Gender Failure
Gender Failure
by Ivan E. Coyote
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"Being a girl was something that never really happened for me."—Rae Spoon Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon are accomplished, award-winning writers, musicians, and performers; they are also both admitted "gender failures." In their first... (read more)

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Consuming the Romantic Utopia : Love and the Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (97 Edition)
Consuming the Romantic Utopia : Love and the Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (97 Edition)
by Eva Illouz
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"Illouz creates a map of the intricate relationship between love and economics in American society. In an analytical style reminiscent of that of Daniel Bell in its scope and intellectual ambition, she argues that romantic love captures our minds and... (read more)

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Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary
Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary
by Morty (edt) Diamond
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"This is where sex and gender collide, then ricochet like fragments of heart rending shrapnel. Rarely has a book about lust been full of so much love, conflict, and intelligence. If you think you already know what's in these stories, or you think you... (read more)

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