Download E-books The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History [6 volumes] (v. 1-6) PDF

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of intercourse, Love, and Culture volumes disguise the traditional global, the medieval period, the early sleek interval, the colonial and innovative age, the 19th century, and the trendy international. every one quantity is cross-cultural in scope and contains alphabetically prepared entries written by means of professional participants. Entries disguise such subject matters as customs and practices, authors and works, techniques and associations, and numerous different matters. hence the Encyclopedia defines love and sexuality by way of cultural contexts. The volumes are absolutely illustrated and cite various works for extra interpreting. scholars will worth this set as a resource of data approximately way of life worldwide, whereas normal readers will locate it attention-grabbing and insightful.

Because the volumes are multicultural in scope, they invite a simple comparability of intercourse and love throughout various teams of individuals. The volumes are totally illustrated and cite works for extra interpreting. scholars will welcome this set as a consultant to way of life all over the world, whereas common readers could be interested by its wealth of information.

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Download E-books The Sadomasochistic Perversion: The Entity and the Theories PDF

By Franco De Masi

During this booklet Franco de Masi examines the terminology utilized in the research of sadomasochism and surveys intimately the theories of alternative psychoanalysts. He explores the connection among sadomasochism and different stipulations, reminiscent of melancholy, psychosis and borderline states, and discusses the character of evil within the broadest approach attainable.

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Download E-books Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia: Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships PDF

By Heidi Hoefinger

Dealing with the complicated and discomforting ‘grey ‘area the place intercourse, love and cash collide, this ebook highlights the overall materiality of daily intercourse that occurs in all relationships. In doing so, it attracts realization to and destigmatizes the transactional parts inside of many ‘normative’ partnerships – be they transnational, inter-ethnic or otherwise.

Focusing on Cambodia, and on a culture of younger girls hired within the vacationer bar scene often called ‘professional girlfriends’, the ebook exhibits that the ensuing transnational relationships among Cambodian ladies and their overseas companions are advanced and multi-layered. It argues that the sex-for-cash prostitution framework isn't any longer a suitable version of study. in its place, a brand new vocabulary of ‘professional girlfriends’ and ‘transactional intercourse’ is used, with which the nuanced complexities of those transnational partnerships are analysed.

Interdisciplinary in nature, the publication conjures up new understandings of gender, strength, intercourse, love, wish, political economic system and materiality inside of daily relationships around the world. it's a priceless contribution for college kids and students of Anthropology, Sociology, Southeast Asian experiences, Gender and Sexuality stories, and Cultural Studies.

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Download E-books Sex, Death, and the Superego: Experiences in Psychoanalysis PDF

By Ronald Britton

This ebook is a private reappraisal of psychoanalytic theories within the gentle of medical adventure. the 1st half is set sexuality and starts off the place psychoanalysis all started, with hysteria. the second one half is ready the ego and the super-ego, the connection of which ruled Freud's writing from his heart interval onwards. The final half is on narcissism and the narcissistic problems, an immense preoccupation of psychoanalysis within the moment half the 20 th century.

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Download E-books The Changing Role of Women in Higher Education: Academic and Leadership Issues (Changing Academy) PDF

This e-book units out to ascertain the altering position of girls in better schooling with an emphasis on educational and management matters. The scope of the booklet is overseas, with quite a lot of individuals, whose services spans sociology, social technology, economics, politics, public coverage and linguistic reports, all of whom have an incredible curiosity in international schooling. the amount examines the ways that the management function and educational roles of ladies in larger schooling are altering within the 21st century, supplying an up to date coverage dialogue of this region. it truly is in a few experience a sequel to the sooner quantity through an analogous Editor, girls as Leaders and executives in larger schooling, yet with very varied emphases. The pressures now are to reply to the calls for of the technological age and to these of the worldwide economic system. this present day there are extra hugely certified and skilled lady lecturers, and extra expectation in their gaining the top posts. demanding situations nonetheless stay, really when it comes to the head posts, and in equivalent pay. The dialogue of world coverage concerns affecting the function of ladies in larger schooling is mixed with state case reviews, numerous of that are comparative. jointly they learn and unpack the actual occasions of ladies in a variety of better schooling structures, from Brazil to the U.S. to Europe to Africa and the some distance East, noting the shift in the direction of extra flexibility, extra own selection and a better recognition by means of society in their skills. This quantity is an invaluable and influential addition to released paintings during this region, and is aimed toward the clever common reader in addition to the student attracted to this topic.

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Download E-books Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions: Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil, Second Edition PDF

By Richard G. Parker

Winner of the Ruth Benedict Prize from the Society of Lesbian and homosexual Anthropologists.

Originally released within the early Nineteen Nineties, Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions speedy grew to become a vintage ethnographic research of the social, cultural and ancient building of sexuality and sexual range. Drawing on vast box learn and interviews, including the research of historic and literary texts, anthropologist Richard Parker mapped out the a number of cultural structures that constitution gender, sexuality, and erotic practices in Brazil, and helped to open up a brand new wave of social technological know-how examine on sexuality.

Using ethnographic equipment targeting sexual meanings instead to standard surveys of sexual habit, Parker argues that sexual existence can merely be absolutely understood via an research of the cultural logics that form event. Drawing at the culture of interpretive anthropology, he specializes in the varied sexual scripts which were articulated in Brazilian tradition and examines the usually contradictory ways that those scripts form the sexual adventure of other contributors. He highlights the sexual socialization of youngsters and adolescents, and the altering sexual realities of adults residing in a quickly altering international. He underlines the ways that advanced cultural varieties corresponding to carnaval will be understood as tales that Brazilians inform themselves approximately themselves and in regards to the which means of sexuality in modern Brazilian life.

The 1991 ebook used to be the winner of the Ruth Benedict Prize from the Society of Lesbian and homosexual Anthropologists.

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Download E-books Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China PDF

By Janet M. Theiss

Looking past the widespread trappings of the cult of lady chastity—such as hagiographies of widows and chastity shrines--in past due imperial China, this publication explores the cult's political value and functional ramifications in lifestyle through the eighteenth century. within the first full-length research of the topic, Janet Theiss examines an unlimited variety of legislation, criminal circumstances, laws, and rules to demonstrate the social and political techniques by which girl advantage was once outlined, enforced, and contested. alongside the way in which, she offers wealthy info of social existence and cultural practices between traditional chinese language humans via narratives of legal situations of sexual attack, harassment, adultery, and household violence.

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Download E-books Not Gay : Sex Between Straight White Men PDF

By Jane Ward

A instantly white lady can kiss a woman, love it, and nonetheless name herself straight—her boyfriend will even inspire her. yet can directly white men event an identical effortless sexual fluidity, or may kissing a man simply suggest that they're rather gay? Not Gay thrusts deep right into a international the place instantly guy-on-guy motion isn't really a delusion yet a fact: there’s fraternity and army hazing rituals, the place new recruits are made to snatch each one other’s penises and stick arms up their fellow contributors’ anuses; on-line own advertisements, the place instantly males search different directly males to masturbate with; and, final yet no longer least, the lengthy and clandestine heritage of hetero males frequenting public restrooms for sexual encounters with different men.  For Jane Ward, those sexual practices show a distinct social house the place immediately white males can—and do—have intercourse with different instantly white males; in reality, she argues, to take action reaffirms instead of demanding situations their gender and racial identity.           
 
Ward illustrates that intercourse among directly white males lets them leverage whiteness and masculinity to authenticate their heterosexuality within the context of intercourse with males. by way of knowing their same-sex sexual perform as meaningless, unintentional, or perhaps worthy, immediately white males can practice gay touch in heterosexual methods.  These intercourse acts aren't slippages right into a queer approach of being or expressions of a wanted yet unarticulated homosexual identification. as an alternative, Ward argues, they demonstrate the fluidity and complexity that characterizes all human sexual hope. in spite of everything, Ward’s research bargains a brand new strategy to take into consideration heterosexuality—not because the contrary or absence of homosexuality, yet as its personal targeted mode of accomplishing gay intercourse, a style characterised by means of pretense, dis-identification and racial and heterosexual privilege. bold, insightful, and brimming with wit, Not Gay is a desirable new tackle the complexities of heterosexuality within the sleek era.

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