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Paternity The Elusive Quest for the Father
ISBN: HB: 9780674980686, Harvard University Press, June 2019
338 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child...
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£25,95
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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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£17,95
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What Works Gender Equality by Design
ISBN: PB: 9780674986565, ISBN: HB: 9780674089037, Harvard University Press, October 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 halftones
Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people's minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often...
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Not All Dead White Men Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780674975552, Harvard University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
A disturbing expose of how today's Alt-Right men's groups use ancient sources to promote a new brand of toxic masculinity online. A virulent strain of antifeminism is thriving online that treats women's empowerment as a mortal threat to men and to t...
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£20,00
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Mostly Straight Sexual Fluidity among Men
ISBN: HB: 9780674976382, Harvard University Press, November 2017
238 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 table
Most of us assume that sexuality is fixed: either you're straight, gay, or bisexual. Yet an increasing number of young men today say that those categories are too rigid. They are, they insist, "mostly straight." They're straight, but they feel a slig...
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£20,95
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From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea
ISBN: HB: 9780674976979, Harvard University Press, August 2017
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The notion of the individual was initially translated into Korean near the end of the nineteenth century and took root during the early years of Japanese colonial influence. Yoon Sun Yang argues that the first literary iterations of the Korean indivi...
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£28,95
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About Abortion Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737723, Harvard University Press, March 2017
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 15 halftones
One of the most private decisions a woman can make, abortion is also one of the most contentious topics in American civic life. Protested at rallies and politicized in party platforms, terminating pregnancy is often characterized as a selfish decisio...
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£21,95
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Transgressive Typologies Constructions of Gender and Power in Early Tang China
ISBN: HB: 9780674970588, Harvard University Press, February 2017
290 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The exceptionally powerful Chinese women leaders of the late seventh and early eighth centuries – including Wu Zhao, the Taiping and Anle princesses, Empress Wei, and Shangguan Wan'er – though quite prominent in the Chinese cultural tradition, remain...
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Evolution and Human Sexual Behavior
ISBN: PB: 9780674660007, Harvard University Press, April 2016
336 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Few things come more naturally to us than sex – or so it would seem. Yet to a chimpanzee, the sexual practices and customs we take for granted would appear odd indeed. He or she might wonder why we bother with inconveniences like clothes, why we pref...
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£15,95
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From Shame to Sin The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9780674660014, ISBN: HB: 9780674072770, Harvard University Press, March 2016
296 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
When Rome was at its height, an emperor's male beloved, victim of an untimely death, would be worshipped around the empire as a god. In this same society, the routine sexual exploitation of poor and enslaved women was abetted by public institutions....
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£32,95
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