• 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

  • Significant Differences: Feminism in Psychology book cover

    Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Straight Male Modern: A Cultural Critique of Psychoanalysis book cover

    Straight Male Modern

    A Cultural Critique of Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By John Brenkman

    Major psychoanalytic thinkers from Freud to Ricoeur to Lacan considered the Oedipus complex the key to explaining the human psyche and human sexuality, even culture itself. But, in fact, they were merely theorizing males. In this title, originally published in 1993, the author reassesses the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

  • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture book cover

    Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture, 1st Edition

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging: The Role of Gerontological Social Work book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Aging

    The Role of Gerontological Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell L Rowan, Nancy L Giunta

    This edited collection emphasizes the role of social work practice and research related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) aging. It highlights LGBT aging from a gerontological social work perspective by incorporating key values of the profession such as cultural competence, dignity,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Transnational Pakistani Connections: Marrying ‘Back Home’ book cover

    Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Charsley

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures book cover

    Queer Sinophone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media: The Digital Housewife book cover

    Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

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