Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Dark Side of Camp Aesthetics: Queer Economies of Dirt, Dust and Patina book cover

    The Dark Side of Camp Aesthetics

    Queer Economies of Dirt, Dust and Patina

    Edited by Ingrid Hotz-Davies, Franziska Bergmann, Georg Vogt

    "Camp" is often associated with glamour, surfaces and an ostentatious display of chic, but as these authors argue, there is an underside to it that has often gone unnoticed: camp’s simultaneous investment in dirt, vulgarity, the discarded and rejected, the abject. This book explores how camp…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Discourse of Special Populations: Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    The Discourse of Special Populations

    Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by Ahmet Atay, Diana Trebing

    The term "special population" occupies a particular purpose and has a particular role in the discourse of higher education. This book uses the term as an umbrella term for any student who tends to be underrepresented on college campuses and has a very specific set of unique needs: among others,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities book cover

    Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies

    Edited by Denise Segura, Francisco Lomelí, Elyette Benjamin-Labarthe

    The Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies is a unique interdisciplinary resource for students, libraries, and researchers interested in the largest and most rapidly growing racial-ethnic community in the United States and elsewhere which can either be identified as Chicano, Latino, Hispanic, or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Emotions as Commodities: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity book cover

    Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises a puzzle:  how could we have become increasingly rationalized and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Profit and Pleasure: Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism book cover

    Profit and Pleasure

    Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    Profit and Pleasure, Second edition is a classic intervention into the relationship between capitalism and sexual identity. Rosemary Hennessy boldly reorients queer theory toward an up-close analysis of the structures of consumption, labor, and commodification, revealing how sexual identity – in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture book cover

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture

    By Kate Gilhuly

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture addresses the following question: how does a place "get a reputation?" The Athenians associated sexual behaviors with particular places and their inhabitants, and this book decodes the meaning of the sexualization of place and traces the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Gender China: Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju book cover

    Cross-Gender China

    Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju

    By Huai Bao

    Cross-Gender China, the outcome of more than twenty years of theatrical and sociological research, deconstructs the cultural implications of cross-gender performance in today's China. The recent revival in male-to-female cross-gender nandan performance in Chinese theatre raises a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship: Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture book cover

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950 book cover

    Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    Edited by Raquel A.G. Reyes, William G. Clarence-Smith

    Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often struck by what they perceived as the widespread promiscuity and licentiousness of native inhabitants. Graphic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games book cover

    Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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