Cultural Studies: Gay & Lesbian

  • The Edge of Sex: Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture from the Margins book cover

    The Edge of Sex

    Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture from the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Speidel, Micah Jones

    The Edge of Sex is an anthology of voices from the margins, bringing together 37 writers to discuss their experiences of sex and sex education in America. The anthology explores often overlooked and excluded identities, with pieces on sexuality and disabilities, survivors of assault, sex work as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture: Something Old, Something New book cover

    The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture

    Something Old, Something New, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jilly Boyce Kay, Melanie Kennedy, Helen Wood

    This book interrogates the hyper-visibility and stubborn endurance of the wedding spectacle across media and culture in the current climate. The wide-ranging chapters consider why the symbolic power of weddings is intensifying at a time when marriage as an institution appears to be in decline – and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Chances Are: Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature book cover

    Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities book cover

    Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • The Myth of the Queer Criminal book cover

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal

    1st Edition

    By Jeffery P Dennis

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal documents over a century of writings by sociologists, psychologists, criminologists, and forensic scientists, in Europe and the United States, who asserted that LGBT persons were innately and uniquely criminal. Applying the tools of narratology and queer theory,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment: A Complex Social Psychology book cover

    The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship: New Frontiers in Erotic Dance book cover

    Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance, 1st Edition

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Queercore: Queer Punk Media Subculture book cover

    Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture, 1st Edition

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia, 1st Edition

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Emotions as Commodities: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity book cover

    Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

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