• Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan: Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture book cover

    Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture, 1st Edition

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women, who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence, and Why the Answer Matters, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn book cover

    Space, Place and Gendered Identities

    Feminist History and the Spatial Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryne Beebe, Angela Davis

    In the last two decades, historians have increasingly sought to understand how environments, ‘built’ and otherwise, architectural surroundings, landscapes, and conceptual ‘places’ and ‘spaces’ have affected the nature and scope of political power, cultural production and social experience . The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games book cover

    Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    1st Edition

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities book cover

    Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Bisexuality in Education: Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality book cover

    Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage book cover

    Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values: Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Sexuality & Ageing book cover

    Sexuality & Ageing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Peggy J. Kleinplatz

    Across the globe, both in developed and developing countries, the population is rapidly ageing. In the fields of sexual and relationship therapy and sexual health, ageing has not been an issue of priority. Too often, ageing is thought of as a process that relates to problems, deficits, and taboos,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Transgender Psychoanalysis: A Lacanian Perspective on Sexual Difference book cover

    Transgender Psychoanalysis

    A Lacanian Perspective on Sexual Difference, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Gherovici

    Drawing on the author’s clinical work with gender-variant patients, Transgender Psychoanalysis: A Lacanian Perspective on Sexual Difference argues for a depathologizing of the transgender experience, while offering an original analysis of sexual difference. We are living in a "trans" moment…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

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