The Mammoth Book of Erotic Romance and Domination

BDSM/Bondage and Dominance and Submission, recently brought to such extraordinary prominence by 50 Shades of Grey, are perennially popular erotic themes. This collection of over 40 outstanding new stories by some of the best writers of erotica and romance, including Kay Jaybee, K. D. Grace and Rachel Kramer Bussel - all shortlisted for the Erotic Writer of the Year award - Donna George Storey, Sunday Times bestseller Vina Jackson, Bo...

James Joyce and the Problem of Justice

This is the first full-length study of James Joyce to subject his work to ethical and political analysis. It addresses important issues in contemporary literary and cultural studies surrounding problems of justice, as well as discussions of gender, homosociality, and the colonial condition. Valente's focus alternates between the details of Joyce's language and the biographical and sociohistorical contexts that inform his writing, wit...

Mothers Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

"I'd kill them" is often a common reaction of people thinking themselves into the shoes of a woman whose child has been sexually abused by her partner or anyone else. It signifies both an attempt to deflect the pain with a simple remedy and the instinctive response of most mothers to their child's need for protection. Faced with the reality, women's reactions are considerably more complex. The central aim of "Mothers Surviving Child ...

Erotism: Death and Sensuality

Taboo and sacrifice, transgression and language, death and sensuality—Georges Bataille pursues these themes with an original, often startling perspective. He challenges any single discourse on the erotic. The scope of his inquiry ranges from Emily Bronte to Sade, from St. Therese to Claude Levi-Strauss and Dr. Kinsey; and the subjects he covers include prostitution, mythical ecstasy, cruelty, and organized war. Investigating desire p...

Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination

Caribbean Studies Association Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize “Outstanding. One of the best examinations of the dissonance between official sexual ideologies and actual social and cultural practices I have had the pleasure of reading.”—David William Foster, author of São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production “A thoughtful exploration of how Caribbean women and sexual minorities are at the center of a sexual revoluti...

Sex, Violence and the Body: The Erotics of Wounding

This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and 'extreme' sports.

Teoria del cuerpo enamorado : por una erotica solar

Rare book: Price in USD. En el fondo de este libro subyace no tanto una teoría sobre el sexo propiamente dicho cuanto una apuesta por una disposición sexual libre, centrada en la acción y, por tanto, con implicaciones éticas y políticas. Michel Onfray no ha tratado el erotismo con la penetración literaria de Bataille, ni ha reseñado las formas de la sexualidad como Foucault, pero ha aprovechado las lecciones de ambos. Su intención ha...

Metawhore; My Cock Don't Talk Politics

Metawhore is without a doubt the most controversial autobiography of 2012. The author cleverly fuses athoroughly enteraining life story with thought provoking philosophy. Buried within the pages is a mirror that consistently reflects the sub-conscious of the reader, asking questions of the self usually considered taboo. Humorous, morally challenging, honest, unapologetic and wholly addictive. Metawhore is not just a complelling read ...

Homosexuality and the Law: A Dictionary

This reference work provides important information about the role academic research has played in the ever-evolving laws covering homosexuality. • Includes thoughtful coverage of transsexual, transgendered, and intersexed legal concerns • Presents the most current information on the legal status of homosexuals in an easily navigated dictionary format  

Communication, Relationships and Care: A Reader

Communication and relationships have become an increasing focus of attention in debates about the future of health and social care. People working in care services are being encouraged to improve communication processes, to develop more participatory relationships with service users, and to work more closely in partnership with other professionals. This Reader provides a comprehensive collection of literature that aims to enable thos...