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Hardcover:

9780822362104 | Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017, cover price $89.95

Paperback:

9780822362326 | Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017, cover price $24.95

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How far can you get on two tacos, one Dr. Pepper, and a little bit of conversation? What happens when you're broke and you need to get to a new job, an ailing parent, a powwow, college, or a funeral on the other side of the country? And after decades of globalization, what kind of America will you glimpse through the window on your way? For five years, Kath Weston rode the bus to find out.Weston's route takes her through northeastern cities buried under layoffs, an immigration raid in the Southwest, an antiwar rally in the capitol, and the path traced by Hurricane Katrina. Like any road story, this one has characters that linger in the imagination: the trucker who has to give up his rig to have an operation; the teenager who can turn any Hollywood movie into a rap song; the homeless veteran who dreams of running his own shrimp boat; the sketch artist who breathes life into African American history; the single mother scrambling for loose change. But Traveling Light is not just another book about people stuck in poverty. Rather, it's a book about how people move through poverty and their insights into the sweeping economic changes that affect us all.The bus is a place where unexpected generosity coexists with pickup lines and scams, where civic debates thrive and injustice finds some of its most acute analysts. Hard-working people rub shoulders with others who rap, sketch, and story new worlds into being. Folded into these poignant narratives are headlines, studies, and statistics that track the intensification of poverty and inequality as the United States enters the twenty-first-century. If sharp-eyed observations and down-to-earth critique-of the health care system, imperialism, the state of the environment, or corporate downsizing-are what you're looking for, Weston suggests the bus is the place to find it. The result is a moving meditation on living poor in the world's wealthiest nation.

Hardcover:

9780807041376 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: How far can you get on two tacos, one Dr.

Paperback:

9780807041383 | Beacon Pr, September 2, 2009, cover price $21.00

Miscellaneous:

9780807096529 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hardcover:

9780415934527 | Routledge, October 1, 2002, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: First published in 2003.

Paperback:

9780415934534 | Routledge, September 1, 2002, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: First published in 2003.

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Profiles families headed by gay, lesbian, transsexual, and bi-sexual parents, revealing the painful and positive experiences of creating a modern definition of family. (view table of contents)
By Peggy Gillespie, Gigi Kaeser, April Martin (introduced by) and Kath Weston (foreword by)

Paperback:

9781558491618 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Profiles families headed by gay, lesbian, transsexual, and bi-sexual parents, revealing the painful and positive experiences of creating a modern definition of family.

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Product Description: Kath Weston's powerful collection of essays, Long, Slow Burn, challenges the preconception that queer studies is the brainchild of the humanities and argues that social science has been talking about sex all along. To deny this one would have to overlook Kinsey's pioneering sex research in the 1950s, or the psychiatrist Evelyn Hooker's pathbreaking study of homosexuality, but also in the "sex talk" that lies at the heart of classic debates on kinship, inequality, cognition, and other foundational topics in the social sciences...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780415920438 | Routledge, May 1, 1998, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Kath Weston's powerful collection of essays, Long, Slow Burn, challenges the preconception that queer studies is the brainchild of the humanities and argues that social science has been talking about sex all along.

Paperback:

9780415920445 | Routledge, September 1, 1998, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Kath Weston's powerful collection of essays, Long, Slow Burn, challenges the preconception that queer studies is the brainchild of the humanities and argues that social science has been talking about sex all along.

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Product Description: In day-to-day life, people often act as if they know exactly what they mean by boys and girls, masculine and feminine, butch and femme. Render Me, Gender Me challenges comfortable assumptions about gender by weaving Kath Weston's own thought-provoking commentary together with the voices of lesbians from a variety of race and class backgrounds...read more

Hardcover:

9780231096423 | Columbia Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In day-to-day life, people often act as if they know exactly what they mean by boys and girls, masculine and feminine, butch and femme.

Paperback:

9780231096430, titled "Render Me, Gender Me: Lesbians Talk Sex, Class, Color, Nation, Studmuffins" | Columbia Univ Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In day-to-day life, people often act as if they know exactly what they mean by boys and girls, masculine and feminine, butch and femme.

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Product Description: This classic text, originally published in 1991 and now revised and updated to include a new preface, draws upon fieldwork and interviews to explore the ways gay men and lesbians are constructing their own notions of kinship by drawing on the symbolism of love, friendship, and biology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780231072885 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1991, cover price $76.50 | About this edition: Kath Weston draws upon fieldwork and interviews conducted in the San Francisco Bay area to explore the ways in which gay men and lesbians are constructing their own notions of kinship by drawing on the symbolism of love, friendship and biology.

Paperback:

9780231110938 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This classic text, originally published in 1991 and now revised and updated to include a new preface, draws upon fieldwork and interviews to explore the ways gay men and lesbians are constructing their own notions of kinship by drawing on the symbolism of love, friendship, and biology.
9780231072892 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, May 1, 1992), cover price $29.50 | also contains The Persisting Osler IV: Selected Transactions of the American Osler Society, 2001-2010 | About this edition: Kath Weston draws upon fieldwork and interviews conducted in the San Francisco Bay area to explore the ways in which gay men and lesbians are constructing their own notions of kinship by drawing on the symbolism of love, friendship and biology.

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