• Japan and the West: The Perception Gap book cover

    Japan and the West: The Perception Gap

    1st Edition

    By Keizo Nagatani

    Edited by David W. Edgington

    This book first published in 1998 containes the work of Six members of the Centre for Japanese Research (CJR), an area unit of the Institute for Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. They were motivated by the fact that after over a century of cultural, economic and political…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Construction of Environmental News: A Study of Scottish Journalism book cover

    The Construction of Environmental News

    A Study of Scottish Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Campbell

    First published in 1999, this volume is drawn from a 1992-1996 study and seeks to explain the news process used to identify a newsworthy issue and its application to understanding the construction of environmental news. Drawing upon information retrieval and dissemination via journalists,…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment book cover

    Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment

    1st Edition

    By Paul Manning

    First published in 1998, this volume asks: are groups or organisations beyond the sphere of Westminster politics doomed to be marginalised in mainstream news coverage, or can the currently fashionable emphasis upon media techniques and 'spin doctoring' offer such non-official news sources a means…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

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  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course: The Girl in Time book cover

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16 
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships book cover

    Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tuula Juvonen, Marjo Kolehmainen

    Raising to the challenge of how to grasp such forms of inequalities that are mediated affectively, Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships focuses on subtle inequalities that are shaped in everyday affective encounters. It also seeks to bridge a gap between affect theory and empirical…

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  • Norbert Elias and the Analysis of History and Sport: Systematizing Figurational Sociology book cover

    Norbert Elias and the Analysis of History and Sport

    Systematizing Figurational Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Joannes Van Gestel

    In times when the social sciences have become increasingly fragmented and more focused on ‘the pieces of the puzzle’, the puzzle, as a topic in its own right, has slowly been moved towards the background. Nonetheless, as humanity becomes ever more globalized, there is a greater need for in-depth…

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  • A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography: Challenging Normative Gender Coercion book cover

    A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography

    Challenging Normative Gender Coercion, 1st Edition

    By Julie Elizabeth Peters

    Gender as a social class along with its concomitant heteronormative gender coercion seem to be intransigent across time and cultures. But across these cultures we also see a degree of nonconforming behaviour which very often carries significant multi-dimensions of stigma and risk; because the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
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    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

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    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth: Choice, Constraint, Risk book cover

    The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

    Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality

    Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone

    From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’…

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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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…

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