Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

Series Editors:

Advances in Critical Diversities provides an exciting new publishing space to critically consider practices, meanings and understandings of "diversity," inequality and identity across time and place. The book series will have a particular focus on developing an extended conceptualization of diversity and division which incorporates dimensions of political, social, economic and cultural, as well as the bodily and intimate, to consider how diversity is lived-in, inhabited, mobilised and refused.

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias book cover

    Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    1st Edition

    By Caterina Nirta

    Although over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of gender studies, transgender has largely remained institutionalised as an ‘umbrella term’ that encapsulates all forms of gender understandings differing from what are thought to be gender norms. In both theoretical and medical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
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  • Queer Business: Queering Organization Sexualities book cover

    Queer Business

    Queering Organization Sexualities, 1st Edition

    By Nick Rumens

    In this modern day and age, it is surprising that managerialist perspectives, practices and ideas are colonising the study of sexualities in organisation. A timely intervention into the contemporary vitality of queer theories, Queer Business is an innovative book length exploration of how queer…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
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  • Sexualities Research: Critical Interjections, Diverse Methodologies, and Practical Applications book cover

    Sexualities Research

    Critical Interjections, Diverse Methodologies, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew King, Ana Cristina Santos, Isabel Crowhurst

    How is sexuality studied methodologically? How are we innovating, methodologically, in the study of sexuality? What impact, if any, has the increase in mixed methodologies had on the study of sexuality? Sexualities Research brings together original contributions by emerging and world-leading…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities: Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing book cover

    Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities

    Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Eleanor Formby

    The phrase ‘LGBT community’ is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based on a UK-wide study funded by the Arts and Humanities…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • The Sexual Politics of Asylum book cover

    The Sexual Politics of Asylum

    1st Edition

    By Calogero Giametta

    Today within neoliberal democracies, gender and sexuality provisions give people the opportunity of being granted social and legal protection. But how does the asylum system intervene within claimants’ understandings of themselves and in what ways does this affect their livelihoods in the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Intersexualization: The Clinic and the Colony book cover

    Intersexualization

    The Clinic and the Colony, 1st Edition

    By Lena Eckert

    Since the 1970s, research into ‘Intersex’ has been a central fascination for feminist theorists seeking to make arguments about how men and women are created as social/gender categories. Intersexualization: The Clinic and the Colony takes the case of Olympic runner Caster Semenya as a starting…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Creativity, Religion and Youth Cultures book cover

    Creativity, Religion and Youth Cultures

    1st Edition

    By Anne M. Harris

    This book explores the rich intersection between faith, religion and performing arts in culture-based youth groups. The co-constitutive identity-building work of music, performance, and drama for Samoan and Sudanese youth in church contexts has given rise to new considerations of diversity,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Sexuality, Citizenship and Belonging: Trans-National and Intersectional Perspectives book cover

    Sexuality, Citizenship and Belonging

    Trans-National and Intersectional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Stella, Yvette Taylor, Tracey Reynolds, Antoine Rogers

    This book brings together a diverse range of critical interventions in sexuality and gender studies, and seeks to encourage new ways of thinking about the connections and tensions between sexual politics, citizenship and belonging. The book is organized around three interlinked thematic areas,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities