Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Violence and the Pornographic Imaginary: The Politics of Sex, Gender, and Aggression in Hardcore Pornography book cover

    Violence and the Pornographic Imaginary

    The Politics of Sex, Gender, and Aggression in Hardcore Pornography, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Purcell

    No cultural product reveals our collective fascination with sexual violence more candidly than popular heterosexual pornographies. They showcase scenes of intense sexual aggression and cruelty that are gendered in repetitive, patterned configurations—configurations that are designed to arouse.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Violence against Women in Pornography book cover

    Violence against Women in Pornography

    1st Edition

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
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  • In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory): Writing as a Feminist book cover

    In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Writing as a Feminist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gail Chester, Sigrid Nielsen

    This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change – all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures book cover

    Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Feona Attwood, Clarissa Smith

    This book examines ways of developing research on young people’s sexual cultures in the context of a media-saturated and technology-focused contemporary culture, an area of study that remains relatively unexplored despite heightened concern about young people, sex and culture. Unlike the widespread…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals): Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality book cover

    The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Pregnancy in Christianity: From Original Sin to Contemporary Abortion Debates book cover

    A History of Pregnancy in Christianity

    From Original Sin to Contemporary Abortion Debates, 1st Edition

    By Anne Stensvold

    This book examines changing views of procreation and fetal development throughout the history of the Christian tradition. This is the first comprehensive study of cultural perceptions of pregnancy, an area of scholarship that been understudied in the past. Pregnancy holds a central place in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
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  • The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne Dixon

    The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1981, this title takes a ‘sociobiological’ approach to the exploration of sexual habits, looking at the fundamental biological nature of humans. The book covers the spectrum of human sexuality, considering love and marriage, variant sexuality and social influences. This is a…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals): Research and Theory book cover

    Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals)

    Research and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Wilson

    First published in 1987, this book presents contributions from international authorities reviewing major themes in variant sexuality. Genetic and evolutionary arguments are presented for the preponderance of paraphilia in males, whilst Freudian and psychoanalytic theories are shown to have limited…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Feminist Challenges: Social and Political Theory book cover

    Feminist Challenges

    Social and Political Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Pateman, Elizabeth Grosz

    In Feminist Challenges, new and established scholars demonstrate the application of feminism in a range of academic disciplines including history, philosophy, politics, and sociology. As Carole Pateman notes in her introduction, ‘all the contributors raise some extremely far-reaching questions…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Feminist Experiences (RLE Feminist Theory): The Women's Movement in Four Cultures book cover

    Feminist Experiences (RLE Feminist Theory)

    The Women's Movement in Four Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Susan Bassnett

    The Women’s Movement is usually referred to as if it were a constant, global phenomenon. There are women’s movements in Europe, North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, India, Japan and Australia, and many women and men assume that they are regional manifestations of the same thing, and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

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