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Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

About the Series

Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality is committed to the development of new feminist and pro-feminist perspectives on changing gender relations, with special attention to:

  • Intersections between gender and power differentials based on age, class, dis/abilities, ethnicity, nationality, racialisation, sexuality, violence, and other social divisions.
  • Intersections of societal dimensions and processes of continuity and change: culture, economy, generativity, polity, sexuality, science and technology;
  • Embodiment: Intersections of discourse and materiality, and of sex and gender.
  • Transdisciplinarity: intersections of humanities, social sciences, medical, technical and natural sciences.
  • Intersections of different branches of feminist theorizing, including: historical materialist feminisms, postcolonial and anti-racist feminisms, radical feminisms, sexual difference feminisms, queer feminisms, cyber feminisms, post-human feminisms, critical studies on men and masculinities.
  • A critical analysis of the travelling of ideas, theories and concepts.
  • A politics of location, reflexivity and transnational contextualising that reflects the basis of the Series framed within European diversity and transnational power relations.

Routledge contact:

Emily Briggs: [email protected]


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Posthumanism and the Man Question Beyond Anthropocentric Masculinities

Posthumanism and the Man Question: Beyond Anthropocentric Masculinities

1st Edition


Edited By Ulf Mellström, Bob Pease
December 30, 2022

This book brings together the emerging insights of what posthumanism, new materialism and affect theory mean for ‘the man question’. The contributors to this book interrogate the question of how ‘Man’ as a gendered being is entangled with nature, culture, materiality and corporeality and they ...

Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues Intersections, Opacities, Challenges in Feminist Theorizing and Practice

Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues: Intersections, Opacities, Challenges in Feminist Theorizing and Practice

1st Edition


Edited By Redi Koobak, Madina Tlostanova, Suruchi Thapar-Björkert
September 26, 2022

Through staging dialogues between scholars, activists, and artists from a variety of disciplinary, geographical, and historical specializations, Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues explores the possible resonances and dissonances between the postcolonial and the postsocialist in feminist ...

Sojourner Truth and Intersectionality Traveling Truths in Feminist Scholarship

Sojourner Truth and Intersectionality: Traveling Truths in Feminist Scholarship

1st Edition

By Katrine Smiet
August 01, 2022

Sojourner Truth and Intersectionality investigates how the story of the 19th-century abolitionist and women’s rights advocate Sojourner Truth has come to be an iconic feminist story, and explores the continued relevance of this story for contemporary feminist debates in general, and ...

Subaltern Women’s Narratives Strident Voices, Dissenting Bodies

Subaltern Women’s Narratives: Strident Voices, Dissenting Bodies

1st Edition

Edited By Samraghni Bonnerjee
August 01, 2022

Subaltern Women's Narratives brings together intersectional feminist scholarship from the Humanities and Social Sciences and explores subaltern women’s narratives of resistance and subversion. Interdisciplinary in nature, the collection focuses on fictional texts, archival records, and ...

Knowledge, Power and Young Sexualities A Transnational Feminist Engagement

Knowledge, Power and Young Sexualities: A Transnational Feminist Engagement

1st Edition

By Tamara Shefer, Jeff Hearn
July 27, 2022

This book troubles the ways young people have been constructed as ‘trouble’ through critical readings of the effects and impacts, politically and ideologically, globally and locally, of scholarship and practice directed at South African young people’s sexualities over the last three decades of ...

Narrating Intersectional Perspectives Across Social Scales Voicing Valerie

Narrating Intersectional Perspectives Across Social Scales: Voicing Valerie

1st Edition

By Viola Thimm
April 18, 2022

This book presents a guide to researching intersectionality. Clear and jargon-free, this book introduces a narrative-driven, scalar, and polyvocal approach to the antiracist–feminist framework. Thimm shows students how intersectionality can be used as a methodology, especially in the analysis of ...

Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands Queering the Margins

Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands: Queering the Margins

1st Edition

Edited By Suzanne Clisby
February 01, 2022

Drawing on border thinking, postcolonial and transnational feminisms, and queer theory, Gender, Sexuality and Identities of the Borderlands brings an intersectional feminist and queer lens to understandings of borderlands, liminality, and lives lived at the margins of socio-cultural and sexual ...

Global Feminist Autoethnographies During COVID-19 Displacements and Disruptions

Global Feminist Autoethnographies During COVID-19: Displacements and Disruptions

1st Edition

Edited By Melanie Heath, Akosua Darkwah, Josephine Beoku-Betts, Bandana Purkayastha
January 27, 2022

Global Feminist Autoethnographies bears witness to our displacements, disruptions, and distress as tenured faculty, faculty on temporary contracts, graduate students, and people connected to academia during COVID-19. The authors document their experiences arising within academia and beyond it, ...

A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography Challenging Normative Gender Coercion

A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography: Challenging Normative Gender Coercion

1st Edition

By Julie Elizabeth Peters
January 14, 2020

Gender as a social class along with its concomitant heteronormative gender coercion seem to be intransigent across time and cultures. But across these cultures we also see a degree of nonconforming behaviour which very often carries significant multi-dimensions of stigma and risk; because the ...

Intersectionality in Feminist and Queer Movements Confronting Privileges

Intersectionality in Feminist and Queer Movements: Confronting Privileges

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Evans, Eléonore Lépinard
November 28, 2019

Examining the ways in which feminist and queer activists confront privilege through the use of intersectionality, this edited collection presents empirical case studies from around the world to consider how intersectionality has been taken up (or indeed contested) by activists in order to expose ...

Borderlands in European Gender Studies Beyond the East–West Frontier

Borderlands in European Gender Studies: Beyond the East–West Frontier

1st Edition

Edited By Teresa Kulawik, Zhanna Kravchenko
October 21, 2019

Challenging persistent geopolitical asymmetries in feminist knowledge production, this collection depicts collisions between concepts and lived experiences, between academic feminism and political activism, between the West as generalizable and the East as the concrete Other. Borderlands in ...

Gender, Space and City Bankers

Gender, Space and City Bankers

1st Edition

By Helen Longlands
August 05, 2019

Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global ...

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