• Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract book cover

    Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities

    Rewriting the Sexual Contract, 1st Edition

    By Petra Bueskens

    Why do women in contemporary western societies experience contradiction between their autonomous and maternal selves? What are the origins of this contradiction and the associated ‘double shift’ that result in widespread calls to either ‘lean in’ or ‘opt out’? How are some mothers subverting these…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31

  • Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse: Advancing Conversations across Disciplines book cover

    Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse

    Advancing Conversations across Disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning

    Despite decades of activism, resistance, and education, both feminists and gender rebels continue to experience personal, political, institutional, and cultural resistance to rights, recognition, and respect. In the face of these inequalities and disparities, Transgressing Feminist Theory and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-25

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Wilde’s Other Worlds book cover

    Wilde’s Other Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Michael F. Davis, Petra Dierkes-Thrun

    Taking its cue from Baudelaire’s important essay "The Painter of Modern Life," in which Baudelaire imagines the modern artist as a "man of the world," this collection of essays presents Oscar Wilde as a "man of the world" who eschewed provincial concerns, cultural conventions, and narrow national…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Queer Activism After Marriage Equality book cover

    Queer Activism After Marriage Equality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis, Michael W. Yarbrough, Angela Jones

    Queer Activism After Marriage Equality focuses on the implications of legal same-sex marriage for LGBTQ social movements and organizing. It asks how the agendas, strategies, structures and financing of LGBTQ movement organizations are changing now that same-sex marriage is legal in some…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    After Marriage Equality

  • Historicising the Women's Liberation Movement in the Western World: 1960-1999 book cover

    Historicising the Women's Liberation Movement in the Western World

    1960-1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurel Forster, Sue Bruley

    The Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) of the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s emerged out of a particular set of economic and social circumstances in which women were unequally treated in the home, the workplace and in culture and wider society. As part of the WLM, women collected together in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15

  • NO BODY: Clinical Constructions of Gender and Transsexuality - Pathologisation, Violence and Deconstruction book cover


    Clinical Constructions of Gender and Transsexuality - Pathologisation, Violence and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Roselló-Peñaloza

    What articulations between bodies, genders and desires are required socio-culturally for recognition of what is human? What happens with those people who do not meet the heteronormative criteria of intelligible life? Are psychology and medicine part of the solution, or part of the problem? This…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marysia Zalewski, Paula Drumond, Elisabeth Prugl, Maria Stern

    Sexual violence against men is an under-theorised and under-noticed topic, though it is becoming increasingly apparent that this form of violence is widespread. Yet despite emerging evidence documenting its incidence, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones, efforts to understand its causes…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10

  • Comics Studies Here and Now book cover

    Comics Studies Here and Now

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Comics Studies Here and Now marks the arrival of comics studies scholarship that no longer feels the need to justify itself within or against other fields of study. The essays herein move us forward, some in their re-diggings into comics history and others by analyzing comics—and all its…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • HBO’s Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power book cover

    HBO’s Original Voices

    Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum, Giuliana Monteverde

    This book constitutes the first major exploration of HBO's current programming, examined in the context of the transformation of American television and global society. With studies of well-known shows such as Game of Thrones, Girls, Insecure, Looking, Silicon Valley, The Comeback, The Leftovers,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Language, Gender and Ideology: Constructions of Femininity for Marriage book cover

    Language, Gender and Ideology

    Constructions of Femininity for Marriage, 1st Edition

    By Saumya Sharma

    This book explores multiple facets of femininity for marriage in India. Using language as an entry point, it looks at how and why media representations of gender identities are constructed the way they are. It works with a unique synthesis of second-wave feminist discourse and empirical linguistic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge India

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