• The Sexuality Papers: Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women book cover

    The Sexuality Papers

    Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women, 1st Edition

    By Lal Coveney, Margaret Jackson, Sheila Jeffreys, Leslie Kay, Pat Mahony

    Originally published in 1984. The history of sex in the last 100 years has usually been written as a story of progress from repression to sexual liberation. This book argues that the reverse is true, demonstrating that the ‘sexual revolution’ came as a backlash to a women’s movement which…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Biopics of Women book cover

    Biopics of Women

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    This book is an accessible overview of biographical fiction films of women. Structured around four of the most popular subjects of female biopics: queens and political figures; entertainers, writers; and subjects of current affairs. While the biopic is commonly accepted as a deeply conservative…

    Paperback – 2020-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis: Missing in Action? book cover

    Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses book cover

    The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses, 1st Edition

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom book cover

    Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood

    Brand Mom, 1st Edition

    By Jorie Lagerwey

    This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit: Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit

    Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Heike Missler

    Chick lit is the marketing label attributed to a surge of books published in the wake of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Candace Bushnell's Sex and the City (1997). Branded by their pink or pastel-coloured book covers, chick-lit novels have been a highly successful and ubiquitous…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Femme Fatale: Gender, Genre and American Cinema book cover

    The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse book cover

    New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England book cover

    Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Sara D. Luttfring

    This volume examines early modern representations of women’s reproductive knowledge through new readings of plays, monstrous birth pamphlets, medical treatises, court records, histories, and more, which are often interpreted as depicting female reproductive bodies as passive, silenced objects of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media: Pedagogy, Publics, Practice book cover

    Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media

    Pedagogy, Publics, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lauren S. Berliner, Ron Krabill

    Feminist Interventions in Participatory Media is an edited collection that brings together feminist theory and participatory media pedagogy. It asks what, if anything, is inherently feminist about participatory media? Can participatory media practices and pedagogies be used to reanimate or enact…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema book cover

    The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    The Nasty Woman and the Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema puts forward the theoretical notion of the ‘nasty woman’ as a means of examining female protagonists in contemporary culture and cinema, particularly films directed by women. The phrase is taken from an insult thrown at Hillary Clinton…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World book cover

    Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-17 
    Routledge

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