This March is Women's History Month and 8th March 2019 is International Women's Day. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter, in the aim to form a more gender balanced world. To celebrate, we've pulled together a collection of our bestselling titles about and by women.
Journalism, Gender and Power revisits the key themes explored in the 1998 edited collection News, Gender and Power. It takes stock of progress made to date, and also breaks ground in advancing critical understandings of how and why gender matters for journalism and current democratic cultures.…
Paperback – 2019-02-20
Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm identifies religious and secular feminism’s common critical moment as that of idol-breaking. It reads the women’s liberation movement as founded upon a philosophically and emotionally risky attempt to liberate women’s consciousness from a three-fold cognitive…
Hardback – 2019-01-16
Gender, Theology and Spirituality
Independent Female Filmmakers collects original and previously published essays, interviews, and manifestos from some of the most defining and groundbreaking independent female filmmakers of the last 40 years. Featuring material from the seminal magazine The Independent Film and Video…
Paperback – 2019-01-11
This book considers the promise of women's and gender history for revolutionizing our understanding of the past while also acknowledging the current national political, financial, and other contextual realities that can (and do) constrain or promote the possibilities for researching and writing…
Hardback – 2018-12-13
This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and contemporary images of Black female representation in the media…
Hardback – 2018-12-04
Routledge Transformations in Race and Media
From Jo March of Little Women (1868) to Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games (2008), the American tomboy figure has evolved into an icon of modern girlhood and symbol of female empowerment. Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature traces the…
Hardback – 2018-07-03
Children's Literature and Culture
Together with her mother, Emmeline, Christabel Pankhurst co-led the single-sex Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), founded in 1903 and soon regarded as the most notorious of the groupings campaigning for the parliamentary vote for women. A First Class Honours Graduate in Law, the determined…
Paperback – 2018-01-18
Women's and Gender History
Employing gender as a unifying critical focus, Caroline Jackson-Houlston draws on the full range of Walter Scott’s novels to propose new links between Scott and Romantic-era authors such as Sophia Lee, Jane Porter, Jane Austen, Sydney Owenson, Elizabeth Hands, Thomas Love Peacock, and Robert Bage.…
Hardback – 2017-04-24
The Nineteenth Century Series
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To celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day, we've opened up 10 new freely available chapters. From Feminism and Freedom, to Social Justice Feminism, enjoy a range of content across multiple disciplines. Only available until the end of the month!
Take some time to read our amazing interview with Deirdre Breakenridge and learn about her WomenWorldwide podcast.
In celebration of Women's History Month we have created a collection of free chapters about some of history's remarkable women.
Explore this list of 100 articles from Taylor & Francis journals all with a female led-author and discover how these women are making an impact today.