• The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia A. McClennen, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to this emerging field, offering a broad overview of human rights and literature while providing innovative readings on key topics. The first of its kind, this volume covers…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
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    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Sanctity and Female Authorship: Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena book cover

    Sanctity and Female Authorship

    Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Unn Falkeid, Maria Husabo Oen

    Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, 1302/03-1373) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, 1347-1380) form the most powerful and influential female duo in European history. Both enjoyed saintly reputations in life, while acting as the charismatic leaders of a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
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    Global Gender

  • Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine: Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis book cover

    Re-reading the Monstrous-Feminine

    Art, Film, Feminism and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Jeanette Hoorn, Audrey Yue

    This book provides a critical reappraisal of Barbara Creed’s ground-breaking work of feminist psychoanalytic film scholarship, The Monstrous-Feminine, which was first published in 1993. The Monstrous-Feminine married psychoanalytic thinking with film analysis in radically new ways to provide…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship: New Frontiers in Erotic Dance book cover

    Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance, 1st Edition

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
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    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Prostitution Research in Context: Methodology, Representation and Power book cover

    Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
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    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe book cover

    Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Synnøve Økland Jahnsen, Hendrik Wagenaar

    Once again, prostitution occupies a prominent position on public and political agendas, both nationally and internationally. A topic of concern and interest within social and academic realms, it is a highly moralised, contested issue that is at the centre of heated and drawn-out debates. With each…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
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    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah De Nardi, Hilary Orange, Steven High, Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto

    This Handbook explores the latest cross-disciplinary research on the inter-relationship between memory studies, place and identity. In the works of dynamic memory, there is room for multiple stories, versions of the past and place understandings and often resistance to mainstream narratives.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver: A Culture in Crisis book cover

    The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana–bana —the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari— the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu–Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in Uttar…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal: Marginalised Narratives and Policy Reform book cover

    Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalised Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize non-discrimination against people with disabilities. The book also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Translation Studies

    Local and Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olga Castro, Emek Ergun

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
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  • The Materiality of Writing: A Trace Making Perspective book cover

    The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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