Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Feminism in France (RLE Feminist Theory): From May '68 to Mitterand book cover

    Feminism in France (RLE Feminist Theory)

    From May '68 to Mitterand, 1st Edition

    By Claire Duchen

    Feminism in France charts the evolution of the women’s liberation in France (MLF) from its emergence in 1968 to the present. Claire Duchen provides a lucid and compelling account of different feminist practices in France, clarifying the divergent political stances and the feminist theory that…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • Disputed Subjects (RLE Feminist Theory): Essays on Psychoanalysis, Politics and Philosophy book cover

    Disputed Subjects (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Essays on Psychoanalysis, Politics and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Incorporating autobiography as well as reflections on relations between mothers and daughters, psychoanalysis, feminist theorizing, race, and modernist political theories and philosophies, renowned feminist theorist Jane Flax brings together eight of her most recent essays in Disputed Subjects. ‘…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory): Feminism and Legal Theory book cover

    At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Legal Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Nancy Sweet Thomadsen

    Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women’s roles, identities, and rights. At the Boundaries of Law is a timely and path-breaking work that provides a series of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals): Moments in the History of Sexuality book cover

    From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals)

    Moments in the History of Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan N. Bremmer

    The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités. Yet historians have only recently begun to study sexual practices in any depth, establishing that sexuality is not a biological…

    Hardback – 2014-03-19
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexuality, Religion and the Sacred: Bisexual, Pansexual and Polysexual Perspectives book cover

    Sexuality, Religion and the Sacred

    Bisexual, Pansexual and Polysexual Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Loraine Hutchins, H. Sharif Williams

    Sexuality, Religion and the Sacred is a thoughtful collection of bisexual, polysexual and pansexual scholarship on religion and spirituality. It examines how religious and spiritual traditions address sexuality, whilst also exploring the ways in which bisexually-, polysexually-, and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-12-27
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity book cover

    My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
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  • The Transgender Studies Reader 2 book cover

    The Transgender Studies Reader 2

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Stryker, Aren Aizura

    Over the past twenty years, transgender studies has emerged as a vibrant field of interdisciplinary scholarship. In 2006, Routledge’s The Transgender Studies Reader brought together the first definitive collection of the field. Since its publication, the field has seen an explosion of new work that…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
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  • Homoeroticism in Imperial China: A Sourcebook book cover

    Homoeroticism in Imperial China

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Stevenson, Cuncun Wu

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex…

    Hardback – 2012-12-05
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  • Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse (RLE Feminist Theory) book cover

    Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse (RLE Feminist Theory)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Hennessy

    Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse confronts the impasses in materialist feminist work on rethinking ‘woman’ as a discursively constructed subject. The book looks at the problem of examining critically the social dimensions on which theories of discourse are premised: how such…

    Hardback – 2012-10-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • Science and the Construction of Women (RLE Feminist Theory) book cover

    Science and the Construction of Women (RLE Feminist Theory)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Maynard

    Science and the Construction of Women is a multi-disciplinary exploration of the major questions currently challenging feminist scholars of science. The authors ask key questions: What constitutes science? How have feminists investigated it? How does science ‘construct’ women? How can we create a…

    Hardback – 2012-10-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • The Sceptical Feminist (RLE Feminist Theory): A Philosophical Enquiry book cover

    The Sceptical Feminist (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Philosophical Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Janet Radcliffe Richards

    A systematic and original study of feminist issues, The Sceptical Feminist fights a battle on two fronts: against the view that little or nothing is wrong with women’s position, and at the same time against much current feminist dogma. It is written by a philosopher who, in the tradition of John…

    Hardback – 2012-10-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

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