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Product Description: From Mean Girl to BFF, Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood explores female sociality in postfeminist popular culture. Focusing on a range of media forms, Alison Winch reveals how women are increasingly encouraged to strategically bond by controlling each other's body image through 'the girlfriend gaze'...read more

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9781137602039 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 6, 2017, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: From Mean Girl to BFF, Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood explores female sociality in postfeminist popular culture.

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Product Description: Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers. This book makes a distinctive and innovative contribution to the study of sport fandom by exploring the growing visibility and interest in women who follow sport...read more

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9781138189270 | Routledge, June 30, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers.

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Product Description: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment. She relates her own research findings to additional data and publications within three main themes: first, the provision of social support to transgender people by dedicated and generic social care services; secondly, social care issues in relation to transgender identity and transgender status, including discrimination, transphobia, and mental health issues; and, thirdly, the effect of 'coming out' as transgender, and of transitioning, on relationships between transgender people and their families and friends, colleagues, neighbors, and the wider community...read more

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9781780460659 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, May 18, 2017, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment.

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Product Description: People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think...read more

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9781250088550 | Flatiron Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: People Magazine’s Top 10 Books of 2017Amazon’s Best Books of 2017: Top 20Amazon’s Best Literature and Fiction of 2017Bustle’s 17 Books Every Woman Should Read From 2017PopSugar’s Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)Refinery29's Best Books of the Year So FarBookBrowse’s The 20 Best Books of 2017Pacific Northwest Book Awards FinalistThe Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2017“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.

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9781427282521 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, January 24, 2017), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: *Named one of the top 10 books of 2017 by People Magazine*“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.

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Product Description: Jenny Nordbak takes us to a place that few have seen, but millions have fantasized about, revealing how she transformed herself from a USC grad lacking in confidence into an elite professional dominatrix who finds her own voice, power and compassion for others...read more

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9781250091130 | St Martins Pr, April 4, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Jenny Nordbak takes us to a place that few have seen, but millions have fantasized about, revealing how she transformed herself from a USC grad lacking in confidence into an elite professional dominatrix who finds her own voice, power and compassion for others.

Product Description: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation? What kinds of social and institutional transformations could further advance women’s political representation across the Asian continent? Focusing on national parliaments, Devin K...read more

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9781138638099 | Routledge, March 15, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation?

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9781138638105 | Reprint edition (Routledge, March 15, 2017), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation?

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Product Description: Trans women—assigned male at birth and later transitioned into a female gender— are recently in media because of celebrities and controversial legislation. Therefore cis men—who identify with a masculine gender they were assigned at birth—are now called upon to share their experiences as lovers of trans women...read more

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9780996485241 | Threel Media, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Trans women—assigned male at birth and later transitioned into a female gender— are recently in media because of celebrities and controversial legislation.

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Product Description: In February 2008, during first period English class at a junior high school in Oxnard, California, blue-eyed and blond fourteen-year-old Brandon McInerney shot and killed fifteen-year-old Larry King, a brown boy, who had recently begun to identify as "Leticia...read more

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9780805099201 | Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA psychologist's gripping, troubling, and moving exploration of the brutal murder of a possibly transgender middle school student by an eighth grade classmateOn Feb.

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9781250118158 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In February 2008, during first period English class at a junior high school in Oxnard, California, blue-eyed and blond fourteen-year-old Brandon McInerney shot and killed fifteen-year-old Larry King, a brown boy, who had recently begun to identify as "Leticia.

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Product Description: Since the 1960s, people on the islands off the coast of Tanzania have talked about being attacked by a mysterious creature called Popobawa, a shapeshifter often described as having an enormous penis. Popobawa’s recurring attacks have become a popular subject for stories, conversation, gossip, and humor that has spread far beyond East Africa...read more

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9780253024497 | Indiana Univ Pr, March 1, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Since the 1960s, people on the islands off the coast of Tanzania have talked about being attacked by a mysterious creature called Popobawa, a shapeshifter often described as having an enormous penis.

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9780253024565 | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, March 1, 2017), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Since the 1960s, people on the islands off the coast of Tanzania have talked about being attacked by a mysterious creature called Popobawa, a shapeshifter often described as having an enormous penis.

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Product Description: Men and women used to cheer: vive la différence!But now, contrary to all science and common sense, we’re supposed to believe that there is no difference. (And if you insist there is, you just might be accused of a hate crime!)Our culture—and our laws—are endorsing a worldview rooted in craziness...read more

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9781621575818 | Regnery Pub, February 27, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Men and women used to cheer: vive la différence!

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Product Description: Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon. Emblematic of a modern, European masculinity, Delon's appeal spanned cultures and continents. From his breakthrough as the first on-screen Tom Ripley in Purple Noon in 1960, through two legendary performances in Rocco and His Brothers and The Leopard in the early 1960s, to his roles in some of Jean-Pierre Melville's most celebrated films noirs, Delon came to embody the flair and stylishness of the European thriller as one of France's most recognizable film stars...read more
By Nick Rees-roberts (editor) and Darren Waldron (editor)

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9781623567606, titled "Alain Delon: Style, Stardom, and Masculinity" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 27, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon.

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9781501320125 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $39.95 | also contains Alain Delon: Style, Stardom and Masculinity | About this edition: Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon.
9780312153601, titled "The St. Martin''s Guide to Writing" | 5th edition (Bedford/st Martins, February 1, 1997), cover price $7.10 | also contains Alain Delon: Style, Stardom and Masculinity, St. Martin''s Guide to Writing | About this edition: The best-selling college rhetoric for over 20 years, The St.

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Product Description: Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon. Emblematic of a modern, European masculinity, Delon's appeal spanned cultures and continents. From his breakthrough as the first on-screen Tom Ripley in Purple Noon in 1960, through two legendary performances in Rocco and His Brothers and The Leopard in the early 1960s, to his roles in some of Jean-Pierre Melville's most celebrated films noirs, Delon came to embody the flair and stylishness of the European thriller as one of France's most recognizable film stars...read more
By Nick Rees-roberts (editor) and Darren Waldron (editor)

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9781501320125 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $39.95 | also contains Alain Delon: Style, Stardom and Masculinity | About this edition: Few European male actors have been as iconic and influential for generations of filmgoers as Alain Delon.
9780312153601, titled "The St. Martin''s Guide to Writing" | 5th edition (Bedford/st Martins, February 1, 1997), cover price $7.10 | also contains Alain Delon: Style, Stardom and Masculinity, St. Martin''s Guide to Writing | About this edition: The best-selling college rhetoric for over 20 years, The St.

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Product Description: “Few volumes tackle the issue of gender and dance with such currency. A work of high quality, thorough in its composition, impeccable in its rigor, and far-reaching in its approach.”—Julie Kerr-Berry, Minnesota State University, Mankato   “Generous with data, this collection of accessible research will inspire a variety of emotions from anger to fascination, prompting us to question our own actions and the shape of the future of dance...read more
By Wendy Oliver (editor) and Doug Risner (editor)

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9780813062662 | Univ Pr of Florida, February 14, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: “Few volumes tackle the issue of gender and dance with such currency.

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Product Description: This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increased visibility has come not just power, but regulation, both in favor of and against trans people...read more

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9780520292680 | Univ of California Pr, February 8, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first.

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9780520292697 | Univ of California Pr, February 8, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first.

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Product Description: Sinuous and sensual, the poems of In Full Velvet interrogate the nuances of desire, love, gender, ecology, LGBTQ lineage and community, and the tension between a body’s material limits and the forms made possible by the imagination...read more

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9781941411377 | Sarabande Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Sinuous and sensual, the poems of In Full Velvet interrogate the nuances of desire, love, gender, ecology, LGBTQ lineage and community, and the tension between a body’s material limits and the forms made possible by the imagination.

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Product Description: Studies of urban neoliberalism have been surprisingly inattentive to gender. Brenda Parker begins to remedy this by looking at the effect of new urbanism, “creative class,” and welfare reform discourses on women in Milwaukee, a traditionally progressive city with a strong history of political organizing...read more

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9780820335117 | Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Studies of urban neoliberalism have been surprisingly inattentive to gender.

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9780820350325 | Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Studies of urban neoliberalism have been surprisingly inattentive to gender.

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Product Description: In Animate Planet Kath Weston shows how new intimacies between humans, animals, and their surroundings are emerging as people attempt to understand how the high-tech ecologically damaged world they have made is remaking them, one synthetic chemical, radioactive isotope, and megastorm at a time...read more

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9780822362104 | Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In Animate Planet Kath Weston shows how new intimacies between humans, animals, and their surroundings are emerging as people attempt to understand how the high-tech ecologically damaged world they have made is remaking them, one synthetic chemical, radioactive isotope, and megastorm at a time.

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9780822362326 | Duke Univ Pr, January 6, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In Animate Planet Kath Weston shows how new intimacies between humans, animals, and their surroundings are emerging as people attempt to understand how the high-tech ecologically damaged world they have made is remaking them, one synthetic chemical, radioactive isotope, and megastorm at a time.

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Product Description: This book highlights the difficulties that women working as managers and leaders in initial teacher education face. Teacher education is at the forefront of education reforms and yet little is known about the professional lives of those who work within it...read more

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9781137490506 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 4, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book highlights the difficulties that women working as managers and leaders in initial teacher education face.

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Product Description: Over the last 75 years, superheroes have been portrayed most often as male, heterosexual, white, and able-bodied. Today, a time when many of these characters are billion-dollar global commodities, there are more female superheroes, more queer superheroes, more superheroes of color, and more disabled superheroes--but not many more...read more

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9781501316562 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Over the last 75 years, superheroes have been portrayed most often as male, heterosexual, white, and able-bodied.

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9781501316579 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Over the last 75 years, superheroes have been portrayed most often as male, heterosexual, white, and able-bodied.

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Product Description: The Great Recession punished American workers, leaving many underemployed or trapped in jobs that did not provide the income or opportunities they needed. Moreover, the gap between the wealthy and the poor had widened in past decades as mobility remained stubbornly unchanged...read more

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9781469630472 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The Great Recession punished American workers, leaving many underemployed or trapped in jobs that did not provide the income or opportunities they needed.

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9781469630489 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The Great Recession punished American workers, leaving many underemployed or trapped in jobs that did not provide the income or opportunities they needed.

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Product Description: In the United States, a healthy pregnancy is now defined well before pregnancy begins. Public health messages encourage women of reproductive age to anticipate motherhood and prepare their bodies for healthy reproduction—even when pregnancy is not on the horizon...read more

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9780520288065 | Univ of California Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In the United States, a healthy pregnancy is now defined well before pregnancy begins.

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9780520288072 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, January 9, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the United States, a healthy pregnancy is now defined well before pregnancy begins.

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Product Description: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?”—Lauren, from Cohabitation Nation   Living together is a typical romantic rite of passage in the United States today. In fact, census data shows a 37 percent increase in couples who choose to commit to and live with one another, forgoing marriage...read more

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9780520286979, titled "Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships" | Univ of California Pr, February 9, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?

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9780520286986, titled "Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships" | Univ of California Pr, February 9, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?

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Product Description: Twenty years ago it was impossible to imagine the president of the United States embracing same-sex marriage or Bruce Jenner transitioning to Caitlyn Jenner, an open transgender woman.LGBTQ Stats chronicles the ongoing LGBTQ revolution, providing the critical statistics, and draws upon and synthesizes newly collected data...read more

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9781620972441 | New Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Twenty years ago it was impossible to imagine the president of the United States embracing same-sex marriage or Bruce Jenner transitioning to Caitlyn Jenner, an open transgender woman.

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