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New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law

"This anthology is an outstanding contribution to the contemporary debate on pornography. With a strong interdisciplinary and unbiased approach, it provides both scholars and the general public with fundamental tools for understanding the controversial relationships between the field of sexual representations, politics, society, sexual identities, and the different porn audiences." (Giovanna Maina, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the ...

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Human Learning and Memory

"David Lieberman, of the University of Stirling, attempts to integrate different facets of the subject, including learning and memory, and behavior and cognition. The text focuses on human research in both memory and learning and aims to encourage students to think critically. Key theories and issues are detailed, and the focus on underlying cognitive processes aims to offer insight into learning and memory as inter-related actions r...

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Youth Sexualities: Public Feelings and Contemporary Cultural Politics (2 Volumes)

"The social, cultural, political, and experiential landscape of sexuality and youth is rapidly changing. Youth Sexualities is a rare and timely collection that meets and maps the shifting local and transnational contours of this terrain head on and in ways that carefully attune to the felt textures and affective dimensions of how sexualities shape and are shaped by self, other, thing, and place. Each volume invites readers to expand ...

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Erotic Islands: Art and Activism in the Queer Caribbean

In Erotic Islands, Lyndon K. Gill maps a long queer presence at a crossroads of the Caribbean. This transdisciplinary book foregrounds the queer histories of Carnival, calypso, and HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. At its heart is an extension of Audre Lorde's use of the erotic as theory and methodology. Gill turns to lesbian/gay artistry and activism to insist on eros as an intertwined political-sensual-spiritual lens...

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The Playboy and James Bond

This is the first book to focus on James Bond's relationship to the playboy ideal through the sixties and beyond. Examining aspects of the Bond phenomenon and the playboy lifestyle, it considers how ideas of gender and consumption were manipulated to construct and reflect a powerful male fantasy in the post-war era. This analysis of the close association and relations between the emerging cultural icons of James Bond and the playboy ...

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Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979

“Shepard’s book is an achievement. His methodological insistence on holding decolonization and the Sexual Revolution together within the same frame of analysis yields new and substantial insights in both of these fields. Shepard is utterly convincing: we cannot understand how the global patterns of the Sexual Revolution impacted France without understanding France’s post-decolonization context. The breadth and depth of Shepard’s arch...

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The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality

The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life. The 40 chapters in this volume offer a snapshot of the remarkable diversification of approaches and research within the field, bringing together a wide range of scholars and researchers from around the world and from different disciplinary backgrounds i...

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Open and Equal Access for Learning in School Management

Contents 1 Institutional Metacognition as an Improvement Tool for Educational Management 2 The First Step to Leadership in School Management: Taking Initiative 3 The School Leader as Ideal Type: How to Reconcile Max Weber with the Concept of School Culture 4 The Role of E-Transformational Leadership in Intergenerational Cooperation for School Culture 5 How Symbols and Rituals Affect School Culture and Management 6 Developing Countrie...

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We Need to Talk About Pornography

This is such an important subject! Pornography threatens the quality, not only of young people's sexual relationships, but of all their relationships. This book is well-informed, responsible, challenging and full of helpful ideas for teachers and youth workers to use. Author: Nick Luxmoore, Author of Horny and Hormonal Young People, Sex and the Anxieties of Sexuality We need to help young people make sense of porn and to question it,...

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Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

"[A]n easy-to-read, comprehensible overview of the history, controversies, laws, and corresponding challenges of substance abuse in the U.S. Educational programs, legal personnel, and organizations and agencies that deal with substance abuse are also discussed. The author provides statistics in the text, and novice researchers will find these summations and the references to government agencies that collect such data among the most v...