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Title Encyclopedia of sex and gender / Fedwa Malti-Douglas, editor-in-chief
Published Detroit, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (4 volumes (lii, 1682)) : illustrations, portraits
Series Macmillan social science library
Macmillan social science library.
Contents Vol. 1. Abortion, Legal and Political Issues -- Abortion, Medical Issues -- Abstinence -- Adam and Eve -- Adolescent Sexuality -- Adultery -- Advertising -- Africa -- Afrocentricism -- Afterglow -- AIDS and HIV -- 'A'isha 614-678 -- Alan of Lille c. 1128-1203 -- Allegory -- Amazons -- Anahita -- Ancient Greece -- Ancient Rome -- Androgyny -- Animals, Sexual Symbolism of -- Anorgasmic -- Anthropology -- Aphrodite -- Aquinas, Thomas c. 1225-1274 -- Arabian Nights -- Aristotle 384-322 BCE -- Arousal -- Art -- Art, Drama/Performance -- Artemis Diana -- Artificial Insemination -- Artists, Women -- Asexuality -- Athena -- Automobiles -- Avuncular -- Backroom -- Baha'i Faith -- Baker, Joséphine 1906-1975 -- Baldwin, James 1924-1987 -- Barbie -- Baths, Public -- Beard -- Beatrice 1265-1290 -- Beatrice of the Kongo 1686-1706 -- Beauty Pageants -- Beauvoir, Simone de 1908-1986 -- Beguines -- Behn, Aphra 1640-1689 -- Betty Boop -- Bible, New Testament -- Bible, Old Testament or Tanakh -- Big Bad Wolf -- Les Bijoux Indiscrets -- Bingen, Hildegard of 1098-1179 -- Biology -- Birth -- Bisexuality -- Black Arts Movement -- Blaxploitation Films -- Blood -- Blues -- Boccaccio, Giovanni 1313-1375 -- Body, Depictions and Metaphors -- Body Image -- Body Modifications -- Body, Theories of -- Bogomils and Cathars -- Bonaparte, Marie 1882-1962 -- Bondage and Discipline -- Bosch, Hieronymus 1453-1516 -- Boswell, John 1947-1994 -- Boys, Construction of -- Brain -- Brantôme 1540-1614 -- Buddhism -- Bugger, Buggery -- Bulldagger -- Bundling -- Burchard of Worms 965-1025 -- Burlesque -- Butch/Femme -- Buttocks -- Byzantium -- Call Girl -- Camille, Michael 1958-2002 -- Camp -- Cancer, Breast -- Cancer, Prostate -- Cannibalism -- Canon Law -- Canon, Revising the -- Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da 1571-1610 -- Carlini, Benedetta 1590-1661 -- Casanova, Giacomo 1725-1798 -- Castrati -- Castration -- Catalina de Erauso c. 1592-1650 -- Catherine the Great 1729-1796 -- Catholicism -- Celestina -- Celibacy -- Cellini, Benvenuto 1500-1571 -- Censorship -- Chastity -- Chastity Belt -- Chat Room -- Chaucer, Geoffrey c. 1340-1400 -- Chicana Movement -- Childcare -- Childhood Sexuality -- China -- Christ -- Christianity, Early and Medieval -- Christianity, Reformation to Modern -- Circuit Party -- Circumcision, Male -- Circus and Fair -- Cleopatra 68 BCE-30 CE -- Clitoris -- Closets -- Clothing -- Codpiece -- Coitus -- Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle 1873-1954 -- Colonialism -- Comics Code -- Comics/Comic Strips -- Coming Out -- Communism and Marxism -- Computers -- Concubinage -- Conduct Books -- Confucianism -- Contraception -- Coprophilia -- Courtesans -- Courtly Love -- Creation Stories -- Cruising
Vol. 2. Daddy -- Dahomey, Women Warriors/Wives of the King -- Damian, Peter c. 1007-1072 -- Dance -- Dandyism -- Alighieri, Dante 1265-1321 -- Daoism (Taoism) -- Date Rape Drugs -- Dating -- Daughter of the Nile Union -- Daughters of Bilitis -- Death -- Demography -- Desire, as Historical Category -- Dietrich, Marlene 1901-1992 -- Dildo -- Disability, Fetishization of -- Disability, Sex and -- Divine 1945-1988 -- Domestic Partnership -- Domestic Violence -- Domination -- Don Juan -- Drag Kings -- Drag Queens -- Dreams and Eroticism, Dream Books -- Drugs, Recreational -- Dulcinea -- Dwarves and Giants -- Dyke -- Eating Disorders -- Ecofeminism -- Economics -- Education -- Effeminacy -- Egypt, Pharaonic -- Egyptian Feminist Union -- Ejaculation -- Elderly, Sex Among -- Eleno 1546-? -- Elizabeth I 1533-1603 -- Ellis, Henry Havelock 1859-1939 -- Employment Discrimination -- Enlightenment -- Erectile Tissue -- Erection -- Erogenous Zones -- Eros, Cupid -- Erotic/Adult Comics -- Erotic Art -- Erotic Photography -- Erotic Transference -- Eroticism, Urethral -- Espionage -- Esquire -- Essentialism -- Esther -- Eunuchs -- Exhibitionism -- Fabliaux -- Fairy Tales -- Family -- Family, Alternative -- Family and Medical Leave Act -- Family Planning -- Fanny Hill -- Fap -- Farrokhzad, Forugh 1935-1967 -- Fascism -- Fashion System -- Fatherhood -- Fatima c. 606-614-633 -- Female -- Female Genital Mutilation -- Feminism -- Femme -- Fertility -- Film, Gender and Eroticism -- Flirting -- Folk Beliefs and Rituals -- Folk Healers and Healing -- Folklore -- Food -- Foot Binding -- Fops -- Foreplay -- Fornication -- Fotonovelas -- Foucault, Michel 1926-1984 -- Freud, Sigmund 1856-1939 -- Friendships, Passionate -- Frigidity -- Frottage -- Fundamentalism -- Funerary Customs, Non-Western -- Funerary Customs, Western -- Furries -- G.I. Joe -- Galen 129-199 -- Ganymede -- Garland, Judy 1922-1969 -- Gay -- Gaze -- Gender Confusion -- Gender Dysphoria -- Gender Identity -- Gender Roles -- Gender Stereotype -- Gender Studies -- Gender, Theories of -- Genet, Jean 1910-1986 -- Genetics and Gender -- Genitalia, as Apotropaic -- Genitals, Female -- Genitals, Male -- Gentileschi, Artemisia 1593-1652 -- Gigolo -- Girls, Construction of -- Gnosticism -- Goddess Worship -- Goddesses, Earth -- Goddesses, Mother -- Gouges, Olympe de 1748-1793 -- Greco-Roman Art -- G-Spot -- Guilt -- Gynaeceum -- Lee, Gypsy Rose 1914-1970 -- Hair -- Hall, Radclyffe 1880-1943 -- Harassment, Sexual -- Harems -- Harlem Renaissance -- Hate Crimes -- Heloise and Abelard -- Hermaphrodite -- Herrenfrage -- Heterosexuality -- Hierarchy -- Hijrās -- Himes, Chester 1909-1984 -- Hinduism -- Hippocrates c. 460-370 BCE -- History and Historiography, Modern -- Hite Report -- Hokhma -- Homoaffectivity, Concept -- Homoeroticism, Female/Male, Concept -- Homophobia -- Homosexuality, Contemporary -- Homosexuality, Defined -- Homosexuality in the Christian Church -- Homosexuality, Male, History of -- Honor and Shame -- Honor Crimes -- Hormones -- Houri -- Hustler -- Hysterectomy -- Ibsen, Henrik 1828-1906 -- Ide and Olive -- Immaculate Conception -- Impotency -- Inanna-Ishtar -- Incest -- Infanticide -- Infantile Sexuality -- Infertility -- Initiation -- Inquisition, Spanish -- Internet -- Intersex -- Intimacy -- Iron, Gendered Symbolism -- Isis -- Islam -- Israelite Society
Vol. 3. Jainism -- Japan -- Jazz -- Jeh -- Jewish Tradition, Gender, and Women -- Jewish Women's Leagues -- Jinn -- Joan of Arc c. 1412-1431 -- Joseph Story, The -- Judaism -- Judaism, Gender and Queering -- Judith -- Juvenal c. 55-127 -- Kahlo, Frida 1907-1954 -- Kali -- Kama and the Kama Sutra -- Kept -- Khadija 565-619 -- King Henry III of France 1551-1589 -- Kinky -- Kinsey, Alfred C. 1894-1956 -- Kiss, Pre-Modern -- Kiss, Modern -- Kollontai, Alexandra 1872-1952 -- Krafft-Ebing, Richard 1840-1902 -- Labor and Workforce in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East -- Lacan, Jacques 1901-1981 -- Ladyboys (Kathoeys) -- Lady Chatterley's Lover -- Lady Macbeth -- Language -- Lawrence, D.H. 1885-1930 -- Le Roman de Silence -- Legends and Myths -- Lesbian, Contemporary -- Lesbianism -- Lesbian-Like -- Lesbos -- Lewinsky Affair -- Liberace 1919-1987 -- Libido -- Lilith -- Literature -- Little Red Riding Hood -- Lolita -- Lorde, Audre 1934-1992 -- Love-Devotional and Erotic -- Love Poetry -- Lubricant -- Lust -- Madwoman in the Attic -- Magic -- Maiden -- Mail-Order Brides -- Making Out -- Male -- Male Bonding -- Malinche c. 1505-1550 -- Manichaeism -- Manliness -- Manly (Masculine) Woman -- Mapplethorpe, Robert 1946-1989 -- Marbod of Rennes c. 1035-1123 -- Marginalia in Medieval Manuscripts -- Marie Antoinette 1755-1793 -- Marriage -- Marriage, Spiritual -- Marriage Bed, Rituals of -- Martyrdom -- Mary Magdalene -- Mary, Mother of Jesus -- Masculinity -- Masturbation -- Matriarchy -- Matrilineality -- Maya -- Media -- Medicine, Ancient -- Medusa -- Melancholia and Sex -- Ménage à Trois -- Menarche, Cultural and Spiritual Meanings -- Menarche, Physiology and Psychology -- Menopause -- Men's Movements -- Men's Studies -- Menstruation -- Mermaid -- Metrosexuals -- Michelangelo 1475-1564 -- Middle Ages -- Midwife -- Mignons -- Military -- Miller, Henry 1891-1980 -- Miscegenation -- Missionary Position -- Mistress -- Mithraism -- Monasticism -- Monogamy -- Monroe, Marilyn 1926-1962 -- Motherhood -- Motorcycles and Motorcycle Cultures -- Mucous Membranes -- Music -- Music, Women in Muslim Africa -- Music Videos -- Mysticism -- Narcissism -- Nationalism -- Necrophilia -- Nefandum -- Nefertiti 1390 BCE-1360 BCE -- Neuter -- New Religions, Women's Roles in -- Nin, Anaïs 1903-1977 -- Nomadism -- Nose -- Nude in Visual Arts -- Nudist Camps -- Nymphomania -- Obscene -- Oedipus, Myth of -- Onanism -- One-Child One-Family Policy -- One-Sex Theory -- Opera -- Oracles -- Oral Sex -- Orgasm -- Orgy -- Other, Constructing the -- Ovid 43 BCE-17 CE -- Pasolini, Pier Paolo 1922-1975 -- Passing (Woman) -- Patriarchy -- Patrilineality -- Pattini -- Paul (Saint) 5 BCE-67 CE -- Pederasty -- Pedophilia -- Peep Shows -- Penance -- Penetration -- Penis -- Penis Extenders -- Penthouse -- Performance Enhancers -- Personals -- Perversity, Polymorphous -- Petting -- Philosophy -- Philosophy, Feminist -- Phone Sex -- Physical Culture -- Piercings -- Pilgrimages -- Pin-Ups -- Pizan, Christine de 1364-1430 -- Planned Parenthood -- Plants, Sexual Symbolism of -- Platt Lynes, George 1907-1955 -- Plato c. 427-347 BCE -- Playboy -- Pleasure -- Political Satire -- Politics -- Porneia -- Pornography -- Possession -- Prayer -- Predator, Sexual -- Pregnancy -- Pre-Raphaelism/Symbolism -- Presley, Elvis 1935-1977 -- Priesthoods, Priests, and Priestesses -- Prison, Detention, and Correctional Institutions -- Privacy -- Production Code (Hays Code) -- Prostitution -- Protestantism -- Psychiatry -- Psychoanalysis -- Puberty
Vol. 4. Queen -- Queen of Sheba, Myth of -- Queens -- Queens, Power and Sexuality -- Queer -- Queering, Queer Theory, and Early Modern Culture -- Rabelais, François 1483-1553 -- Raffalovich, Marc-André 1864-1934 -- Rape -- Rap Music -- Reich, Wilhelm 1897-1957 -- Religion, Study of -- Renaissance -- Renault, Mary 1905-1983 -- Rent Boy -- Reproduction (Procreation) -- Reproductive Technologies -- Rock and Roll -- Romance of the Rose -- Romeo and Juliet -- Rosie the Riveter -- Rough Music -- Royalty -- Rubens, Peter Paul 1577-1640 -- Sacher-Masoch, Leopold von 1836-1895 -- Sade, Marquis de 1740-1814 -- Sadism -- Sadomasochism -- Saints, Male and Female -- Salome -- Salsa -- Same-Sex Love and Sex, Terminology -- Sand, George 1804-1876 -- Sanger, Margaret 1879-1966 -- Sappho c. 625-570 BCE -- Satisfaction -- Satyriasis -- Scatology -- Scottsboro Case -- Scouts, Boy and Girl -- Seduction -- Sex -- Sex Aids -- Sex and Empire -- Sex Crimes -- Sex Industry -- Sex Manuals, Ancient World -- Sex Manuals, China -- Sex Manuals, India -- Sex Manuals, Islam -- Sex Manuals, Japan -- Sex Manuals, Old and Modern West -- Sex Museums -- Sex Museums, Chinese -- Sex, Race, and Power: An Intersectional Study -- Sex Research -- Sex Roles -- Sex Shop -- Sex Symbol -- Sex Tourism -- Sexology -- Sexual Abuse -- Sexual Education -- Sexual Fantasy -- Sexual Identity -- Sexual Instinct -- Sexual Inversion -- Sexual Literacy -- Sexual Objects -- Sexual Orientation -- Sexual Perversion -- Sexual Practices -- Sexual Revolution -- Sexual Subcultures -- Sexual Tension -- Sexuality -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 -- Shamanism -- Sha'rawi, Huda 1879-1947 -- Shekhinah, God's Bride -- Shepard, Matthew Wayne 1976-1998 -- Shintoism -- Sikhism -- Sin Contra Naturam -- Slang, Sexual -- Slavery -- Snuff Films -- Sodom and Gomorrah -- Sodomy -- Sodomy Laws -- Sodomy, Repression of -- Song of Songs -- Sophia -- Space, Public and Private -- Spinster -- Sports -- Star-Crossed Lovers -- Stein, Gertrude and Alice B. Toklas 1874-1946 and 1877-1967 -- Sterilization -- Stonewall -- Story of O -- Strange Fruit -- Suffrage -- Superheroes -- Surrogates, Sexual -- Susanna at Her Bath -- Svengali -- Swinging -- Switchhitter -- Symbolism -- Syphilis -- Tantra -- Tattooing -- Temptation of Saint Anthony (Image) -- Terrorism -- Third Sex -- Throat -- Tiamat -- Till, Emmett Louis 1941-1955 -- Tiresias -- Toilets, Public -- Tomboy -- Tongue -- Top/Bottom -- Toys -- Trafficking of Women -- Trannie Whore -- Transgender -- Transsexual F to M -- Transsexual M to F -- Transvestism -- Tribadism, Historical -- Tribadism, Modern -- Trojan Women -- Umoja -- Uranians -- Uterus -- Vagina -- Vampires -- Vampirism -- Van Gulik, Robert 1910-1967 -- Vargas, Alberto 1896-1982 -- Veiling -- Venus -- Venus de Milo -- Verniolle, Arnaud de Fourteenth Century -- Vestal Virgin -- Vetula, Old Whore -- Violence -- Virginity -- Voyeurism -- War -- Warhol, Andy 1928-1987 -- Watersports -- Welfare -- West, Mae 1893-1980 -- Wet Dream -- Wet Nurses -- Whitman, Walt 1819-1892 -- Whore -- Widows and Widowers -- Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900 -- Witch Trials, Europe -- Witchcraft -- Wollstonecraft, Mary 1759-1797 -- Women Writers, Emergence -- Women's Human Rights -- Women's Studies -- Wonder Woman -- Woolf, Virginia 1882-1941 -- X (Rated) -- Yin and Yang -- YMCA/YWCA -- Yoga -- Yoni Worship -- Zenobia Third Century -- Zhang, Jingsheng 1888-1970 -- Zoroastrianism
v. 1. A-C -- volume 2. D-I -- volume 3. J-P -- volume 4. Q-Z ; index
Summary Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of "the feminine," the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gender Identity.
Sexual Behavior.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Cultural Characteristics.
Sex.
Gender identity -- Encyclopedias
Sex role.
Sex -- Cross-cultural studies
Sex -- Encyclopedias
Sex -- Social aspects.
Sexual ethics.
Sexual health.
Gender identity.
Sex role.
Sex -- Social aspects.
Sex.
Sexual ethics.
Sexual health.
Genre/Form Encyclopedia.
Cross-cultural studies.
Encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Malti-Douglas, Fedwa.
ISBN 002866115X
9780028661155