• Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño book cover

    Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature

    Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño, 1st Edition

    By Laura Barberán Reinares

    At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Masculinity in Opera book cover

    Masculinity in Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Culture of Digital Fighting Games: Performance and Practice book cover

    The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Todd Harper

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Postfeminism and Paternity in Contemporary US Film: Framing Fatherhood book cover

    Postfeminism and Paternity in Contemporary US Film

    Framing Fatherhood, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Hamad

    This book interrogates representations of fatherhood across the spectrum of popular U.S. film of the early twenty-first century. It situates them in relation to postfeminist discourse, identifying and discussing dominant paradigms and tropes that emerge from the tendency of popular cinema to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression: Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Queer Sex Work book cover

    Queer Sex Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Global Justice and Desire: Queering Economy book cover

    Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre book cover

    Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy

    Gender as Genre, 1st Edition

    By John Alberti

    This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing radical reconstruction of gender roles in these films.  Alberti creates a unified…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • A Map of the New Country: Women and Christianity book cover

    A Map of the New Country

    Women and Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Sara Maitland

    Most feminists have turned away from the Christian churches, regarding both Catholicism and the protestant denominations as bastions of sexism and patriarchal oppression. However, Christian feminists committed to improving the position of Christian women and to the spiritual renewal of their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Muslim Women book cover

    Muslim Women

    1st Edition

    Edited by Freda Hussain

    The history of Islam and the changing role-performance of Muslim women, given the various interpretations of the belief system of Islam, are described. It is the contention of the authors that it is these various interpretations which have given rise to the conflict between the ideal and contextual…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Passport to Heaven: Gender Roles in the Unification Church book cover

    Passport to Heaven

    Gender Roles in the Unification Church, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen S. Lowney

    This book focuses on the gender roles within the Unification Church, and on particularly the gender roles as expressed through the vows of marriage. It examines the more widely shared patriarchal assumptions about women in a circumscribed socio-religious environment, with the Church’s gender role…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Sex and God: Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience book cover

    Sex and God

    Some Varieties of Women's Religious Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Hurcombe

    These stories, essays and poems by women examine the connections feminists are making between sex and God. The women write from very different perspectives, cutting across the spectrum of feminist writing about sexuality and spirituality within the Judeo-Christian tradition. Some writers, though…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

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