• Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering: Maternal Subjects book cover

    Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering

    Maternal Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Lintott, Maureen Sander-Staudt

    Philosophical inquiry into pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering is a growing area of interest to academic philosophers. This volume brings together a diverse group of philosophers to speak about topics in this reemerging area of philosophical inquiry, taking up new themes, such as maternal…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1981, this title takes a ‘sociobiological’ approach to the exploration of sexual habits, looking at the fundamental biological nature of humans. The book covers the spectrum of human sexuality, considering love and marriage, variant sexuality and social influences. This is a…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals): Research and Theory book cover

    Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals)

    Research and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1987, this book presents contributions from international authorities reviewing major themes in variant sexuality. Genetic and evolutionary arguments are presented for the preponderance of paraphilia in males, whilst Freudian and psychoanalytic theories are shown to have limited…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Border Dialogues (Routledge Revivals): Journeys in Postmodernity book cover

    Border Dialogues (Routledge Revivals)

    Journeys in Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    By Iain Chambers

    First published in 1990, Border Dialogues explores some of the territories of contemporary culture, philosophy and criticism. It touches on arguments surrounding Nietzsche and Italian ‘weak thought’, the mysteries of being ‘British’, and with more immediate concerns such as computers, fashion,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Suffer and Be Still (Routledge Revivals): Women in the Victorian Age book cover

    Suffer and Be Still (Routledge Revivals)

    Women in the Victorian Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Vicinus

    First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased, a hundred years ago. In an introductory essay, Martha Vicinus describes the perfect Victorian lady, showing that the ideal was a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A Widening Sphere (Routledge Revivals): Changing Roles of Victorian Women book cover

    A Widening Sphere (Routledge Revivals)

    Changing Roles of Victorian Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Vicinus

    First published in 1977, this book is a companion volume to Suffer and Be Still. It looks at the widening sphere of women’s activities in the Victorian age and testifies to the dual nature of the legal and social constraints of the period: on the one hand, the ideal of the perfect lady and the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Feminist Challenges: Social and Political Theory book cover

    Feminist Challenges

    Social and Political Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Pateman, Elizabeth Grosz

    In Feminist Challenges, new and established scholars demonstrate the application of feminism in a range of academic disciplines including history, philosophy, politics, and sociology. As Carole Pateman notes in her introduction, ‘all the contributors raise some extremely far-reaching questions…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Race and Religion: Intersections and Challenges book cover

    Gender, Race and Religion

    Intersections and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Gender, Race and Religion brings together a selection of original papers published in Ethnic and Racial Studies that address the intersections between gender relations, race and religion in our contemporary environment. Chapters address both theoretical and empirical aspects of this phenomenon, and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Bisexuality and Queer Theory: Intersections, Connections and Challenges book cover

    Bisexuality and Queer Theory

    Intersections, Connections and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio

    According to David Halperin, sexuality in our time is typified by a "crisis in contemporary sexual definition". What is sexuality? What does it mean to have a sexual identity or orientation? What is the relationship between sexuality as a knowledge construct, on one hand, and the often messy flows…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Medieval Monstrosity and the Female Body book cover

    Medieval Monstrosity and the Female Body

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Alison Miller

    The medieval monster is a slippery construct, and its referents include a range of religious, racial, and corporeal aberrations. In this study, Miller argues that one incarnation of monstrosity in the Middle Ages—the female body—exists in special relation to medieval teratology insofar as it…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
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    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality: Ethnographic Approaches book cover

    Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality

    Ethnographic Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe

    This book explores the entanglements of gender and power in spiritual practices and analyzes strategies used by spiritual practitioners to attain what to social scientists might seem an impossible goal: creating spiritual communities without creating gendered hierarchies. What strategies do…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women in Movement (Routledge Revivals): Feminism and Social Action book cover

    Women in Movement (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminism and Social Action, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Rowbotham

    First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women’s movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of its publication. It describes economic, social and political ideas which have inspired women to organize, not only in Europe and North America, but…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
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    Routledge Revivals

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