Women’s and Gender Studies: Feminist Psychology

  • The Neurobiology of Motherhood: Maternal Subjectivities and Embodied Experiences book cover

    The Neurobiology of Motherhood

    Maternal Subjectivities and Embodied Experiences

    By Linda Burnett

    In motherhood, many women experience feelings of great intensity, a strong and passionate bond with their child, and a sense of personal transformation. For these women the experiences of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and embodied care are felt as central to the construction of their sense of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Psycurity: Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination book cover

    Psycurity

    Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination

    By Rachel Jane Liebert

    Across the world, the rhetoric and violence of white supremacy is rising up. Yet, explanations for white supremacist attacks typically direct attention toward an unreasonable, paranoid state of mind and away from the neocolonial security state that made them. Offering a response to US expressions…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape book cover

    Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

    By Nicola Gavey

      Expanded and updated with a new chapter and extensive critical commentary, the revised edition of this award-winning book combines an overview of the existing literature on rape with an analysis of recent research to examine the psychological and cultural implications of contemporary sexual…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Women and Retirement: Challenges of a New Life Stage book cover

    Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce means that today women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Just Sex?: The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape book cover

    Just Sex?

    The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, 2nd Edition

    By Nicola Gavey

    In the award-winning Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, Nicola Gavey provides an extensive commentary on the existing literature on rape, analysing recent research to examine the psychological and cultural implications of contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that feminist theory…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Emergent Identities: New Sexualities, Genders and Relationships in a Digital Era book cover

    Emergent Identities

    New Sexualities, Genders and Relationships in a Digital Era

    By Rob Cover

    Examining the emergence of new sexual and gender identities in the context of an ever-changing digital landscape, Emergent Identities considers how traditional, binary understandings of sexuality and gender are being challenged and overridden by a taxonomy of non-binary, fluid classifications and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

  • Gender: The Basics: 2nd edition book cover

    Gender: The Basics

    2nd edition

    By Hilary M. Lips

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the influence of cultural, historical, biological, psychological, and economic forces on ways in which we have come to define and experience femininity and masculinity, and on the impact and importance of gender categories. Highlighting that there…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Latina Psychologists: Thriving in the Cultural Borderlands book cover

    Latina Psychologists

    Thriving in the Cultural Borderlands

    Edited by Lillian Comas-Diaz, Carmen Inoa Vazquez

    In this book, twelve eminent Latina Psychologists illustrate how they practice gender- and culture-sensitive psychotherapy, counseling, research, pedagogy, social justice, and mentoring. They share how they create their own path in the midst of oppression – by becoming aware of the connection…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Radical Visionaries: Feminist Therapy Pioneers, 1970-1975 book cover

    Radical Visionaries: Feminist Therapy Pioneers, 1970-1975

    Edited by Claudia Pitts, Debra M. Kawahara

    Radical Visionaries documents and honours those feminist therapy pioneers of the 1970s who moved the mental health establishment, and possibly the world, through radical action, to begin to consider women as fully human. It is remarkable today, even in these difficult times, to realize how far we…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Fat book cover

    Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sexual Divisions and Society: Process and Change book cover

    Sexual Divisions and Society

    Process and Change

    Edited by Sheila Allen, Diana Leonard Barker

    Originally published in 1976, Sexual Divisions and Society argues that mainstream sociology has neglected to incorporate the notion of sexual divisions as an integral part of its theoretical underpinnings. It suggests that sociology has often included women completely within the term of ‘men’, or…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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