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  1. Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

    By Venla Oikkonen

    Series: Transformations

    Since the early 1990s, evolutionary psychology has produced widely popular visions of modern men and women as driven by their prehistoric genes. In Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives, Venla Oikkonen explores the rhetorical appeal of evolutionary psychology by viewing it...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Feminism, Culture and Embodied Practice

    The Rhetorics of Comparison

    By Carolyn Pedwell

    Series: Transformations

    Within both feminist theory and popular culture, establishing similarities between embodied practices rooted in different cultural and geo-political contexts (e.g. ‘African’ female genital cutting and ‘Western’ cosmetic surgery) has become increasingly common as a means of countering cultural...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Working with Affect in Feminist Readings

    Disturbing Differences

    Edited by Marianne Liljeström, Susanna Paasonen

    Series: Transformations

    Affect has become something of a buzzword in cultural and feminist theory during the past decade. References to affect, emotions and intensities abound, their implications in terms of research practices have often remained less manifest. Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process

    Feminist Reflections

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood, Rosalind Gill

    Series: Transformations

    Feminist research is informed by a history of breaking silences, of demanding that women’s voices be heard, recorded and included in wider intellectual genealogies and histories. This has led to an emphasis on voice and speaking out in the research endeavour. Moments of secrecy and silence are less...

    Published October 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Arab, Muslim, Woman

    Voice and Vision in Postcolonial Literature and Film

    By Lindsey Moore

    Series: Transformations

    Given a long history of representation by others, what themes and techniques do Arab Muslim women writers, filmmakers and visual artists foreground in their presentation of postcolonial experience? Lindsey Moore’s groundbreaking book demonstrates ways in which women appropriate textual and visual...

    Published May 8th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology

    By Maureen McNeil

    Series: Transformations

    Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology challenges the assumption that science is simply what scientists do, say, or write: it shows the multiple and dispersed makings of science and technology in everyday life and popular culture. This first major guide and review of the new field of...

    Published January 16th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Sexing the Soldier

    The Politics of Gender and the Contemporary British Army

    By Rachel Woodward, Trish Winter

    Series: Transformations

    Sexing the Soldier takes a critical look at how gender - what it means to be a man or a woman - is understood within the contemporary British Army, and the political and practical consequences of this. Drawing on original research, this informaive volume looks at: the history and structure of...

    Published July 4th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Pregnancy, Risk and Biopolitics

    On the Threshold of the Living Subject

    By Lorna Weir

    Series: Transformations

    Traditionally, Euroamerican cultures have considered that human status was conferred at the conclusion to childbirth. However, in contemporary Euroamerican biomedicine, law and politics, the living subject is often claimed to pre-exist birth. In this fascinating book Lorna Weir argues that the...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Judging the Image

    Art, Value, Law

    By Alison Young

    Series: Transformations

    Art, value, law - the links between these three terms mark a history of struggle in the cultural scene. Studies of contemporary culture have thus increasingly turned to the image as central to the production of legitimacy, aesthetics and order. Judging the Image extends the cultural turn in legal...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology
    By Maureen McNeil
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Arab, Muslim, Woman: Voice and Vision in Postcolonial Literature and Film
    By Lindsey Moore
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Irish Feminist Futures
    By Claire Bracken
    To Be Published December 30th 2014

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