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  • By: Jeffrey Weeks

    A study of the regulation of sexuality in Britain since 1800. It examines changes in ideas, the law, sexual morality, the family, birth control and sexual practice. It also includes discussion of...

  • By: Gina Porter, Priyanthi Fernando

    Increasing women's opportunities for micro-enterprise is a vital step in overcoming poverty, and in rural areas, access to markets and transport is a necessary means to achieving that ends. Yet,...

  • By: Stig stenslie, Kjetil Selyik

    A brilliant and illuminating exploration of one man's sexual odyssey, written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb" and "A Hole in the World.""Making Love" marks...

  • By: Michael Kevane

    This is perhaps the first comprehensive book on the subject of gender in Africa from a microeconomic perspective. Targeted toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, it provides an...

  • By: Abdelwahab Bouhdiba / Sheridan, Alan (Translator)

    Arguing that Islam is a lyrical view of life in which sexuality enjoys a privileged status, this work represents an attempt to integrate the religious and the sexual. It examines the problem of...

  • By: Lucinda Hawksley

    This volume introduces the reader to the social and political roles and challenges faced by women of Arab/Palestinian society. Even Arabic commentators have failed to accurately assess the...

  • By: Hikka Pietila

    This book covers more than eighty years of history between women and inter-governmental organizations. Unrecorded by history and untold by the media, this book recalls the success story of women...

  • By: Drucill Cornell

    This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography. In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes over pornography, this volume...

  • By: Roger Allen

    The scope covers the entire history of modern Arabic literature--poetry, the novel and the short story--from the late nineteenth century to the end of the 1980s. Examples are drawn from countries...

  • By: Edith Wharton

    This volume is the vivid account of Edith Wharton’s public and private life. It describes the sophisticated New York society in which Wharton spent her youth, and chronicles her travels...