• Mediated Football: Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender book cover

    Mediated Football

    Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacco van Sterkenburg, Ramón Spaaij

    Football has become one of the most mediated cultural practices in modern Western societies, providing players, officials and spectators with implicit and often hidden discourses about race/ethnicity, national identity and gender. This book provides new and critical insights into how mediated…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Pandita Ramabai: Life and landmark writings book cover

    Pandita Ramabai

    Life and landmark writings, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    This book looks at the life of Pandita Ramabai, one of the major social reformers of 19th-century India. Her unique life trajectory spanned across a pan-Indian, orthodox Hindu mould to being part of Brahmo Samaj and Prarthana Samaj, and further to Christianity. At the age of 30 she had travelled…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • Reading Postcolonial Theory: Key texts in context book cover

    Reading Postcolonial Theory

    Key texts in context, 1st Edition

    By Bibhash Choudhury

    This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the ‘moments of their making’ and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies. Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora: Travelling Blackness book cover

    Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age book cover

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age

    1st Edition

    By Jessalynn Keller

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age explores the practices of U.S.-based teenage girls who actively maintain feminist blogs and participate in the feminist blogosphere as readers, writers, and commenters on platforms including Blogspot, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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

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