BOOKS RECEIVED: Hubbard and Verstraete, eds.,”Censoring Sex Research: The Debate over Male Intergenerational Relations”  (Left Coast Press, 2013)
This volume sheds light on one of the most explosive episodes of censure of academic scholarship in recent decades. Bruce Rind, a former psychology professor at Temple University, investigated sexual relations between male adults and adolescents through history and across… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Sarah Milledge Nelson, “Shamans, Queens, and Figurines: The Development of Gender Archaeology” (Left Coast Press, 2014)
Sarah Nelson, recognized as one of the key figures in studying gender in the ancient world and women in archaeology, brings together much of the work she has done over three decades into a single volume. The book covers her… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Kimberly Nettles, “Guyana Diaries: Women’s Lives Across Difference” (Left Coast Press, 2008)
Guyana Diaries narrates the life histories of members of the Red Thread Development Corporation, a group of women activists in the Caribbean. Kimberly Nettles, an African American researcher, explores the impact of their work on these women’s lives and, in… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Nathan Stormer, “Sign of Pathology: U.S. Medical Rhetoric on Abortion, 1800s-1960s” (Penn State UP, 2015)
Much of the political polarization that grips the United States is rooted in the so-called culture wars, and no topic defines this conflict better than the often contentious and sometimes violent debate over abortion rights. In Sign of Pathology,… Read More
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