• Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood book cover

    Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood, 1st Edition

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Communicating Women’s Health: Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions book cover

    Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News book cover

    The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    1st Edition

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television: Screening the Closet book cover

    Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Banking on Equality: Women, work and employment in the banking sector in India book cover

    Banking on Equality

    Women, work and employment in the banking sector in India, 1st Edition

    By Supriti Bezbaruah

    It may well be surprising to say that the world should look to India as a model of gender equality. India’s banking sector proves the exception, with several women reaching the highest positions in India’s top banks, including the country’s largest bank. Based on interviews and surveys of bank…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste: Between Heaven and Earth book cover

    Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

    Between Heaven and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Niner

    This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence. It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste’s history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates book cover

    The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    1st Edition

    By Linda Usra Soffan

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the factors which influenced the position held by women in the United Arab Emirates in the second half of the 20th century. It argues that Islamic Law has granted women rights and privileges in the spheres of family life, marriage, education and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils: Women and Modernisation in North Yemen book cover

    Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Carla Makhlouf

    In Yemen, where current poverty is combined with a rich cultural heritage, the distinctions between the traditional and the modern are particularly difficult. First published in 1979, this is a study of social change as experienced and perceived by the women of San’a, the capital city of North…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Sexual Rhetorics: Methods, Identities, Publics book cover

    Sexual Rhetorics

    Methods, Identities, Publics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    Sexual rhetoric is the self-conscious and critical engagement with discourses of sexuality that exposes both their naturalization and their queering, their torquing to create different or counter-discourses, giving voice and agency to multiple and complex sexual experiences. This volume explores…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Spaces of the Cinematic Home: Behind the Screen Door book cover

    Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era book cover

    Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran

    Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Karimi

    Examining Iran’s recent history through the double lens of domesticity and consumer culture, Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran demonstrates that a significant component of the modernization process in Iran advanced beyond political and public spheres. On the cusp of Iran’s entry into…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • YoungGiftedandFat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege book cover

    YoungGiftedandFat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of "performing thin"– on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

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