Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life book cover

    Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life

    1st Edition

    By Shaka McGlotten

    The Political Aesthetics of Drags uses portraits of artists and activists who use drag in Israel/Palestine and Berlin. Rather than take a more traditional academic approach, McGlotten develops the thematic threads of the book through the stories and lives of the performers. Themes emerge…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

  • 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’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice: The Gendered Dynamics of Power book cover

    Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice

    The Gendered Dynamics of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Bolsø, Stine Svendsen, Siri Sørensen

    Despite all the efforts to promote change, power and authority still seem to be permanently associated with the white, the straight and the masculine, both symbolically and in the everyday world of organizations. As the intricate relationship between the symbolic and the everyday remains…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance: Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England book cover

    Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By John S. Garrison

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Gender: An Advanced Introduction to Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies book cover

    Beyond Gender

    An Advanced Introduction to Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greta Olson, Mirjam Horn-Schott, Daniel Hartley, Regina Leonie Schmidt

    Scholars and activists often narrate the history of gender and feminism as a progression of "waves," said to mark high points of innovation in theory and moments of political breakthrough. Arguing for the notion of multiple futurities over that of progressive waves, Beyond Gender combines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe book cover

    LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Lukasz Szulc, Bart Eeckhout

    Media matter, particularly to social minorities like lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. Rather than one homogenised idea of the ‘global gay’, what we find today is a range of historically and culturally specific expressions of gender and sexuality, which are reflected and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television book cover

    Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    By Kyra Clarke

    Popular film and television hold valuable potential for learning about sex and sexuality beyond the information-based model of sex education currently in schools. This book argues that the representation of complicated—or "messy"—relationships in these popular cultural forms makes them potent as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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