Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • Understanding Threesomes: Gender, Sex, and Consensual Non-Monogamy book cover

    Understanding Threesomes

    Gender, Sex, and Consensual Non-Monogamy, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Scoats

    Interest in sexual threesomes is significant, but how much do we really know about them? Why do people engage in them? What influences people’s interest? And what are the longer term ramifications of a threesome? This book explores these questions and more; contextualising the findings in relation…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

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

    Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    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 the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender: Strength through Diversity book cover

    Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Feminism and the Power of Love: Interdisciplinary Interventions book cover

    Feminism and the Power of Love

    Interdisciplinary Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana García-Andrade, Lena Gunnarsson, Anna G. Jónasdóttir

    The power of love has become a renewed matter of feminist and non-feminist attention in the 21st century’s theory debates. What is this power? Is it a form of domination? Or is it a liberating force in our contemporary societies? Within Feminism and the Power of Love lies the central argument that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Queer Community: Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology book cover

    Queer Community

    Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Neal Carnes

    The context for this work is defined by a second wave of social and political activity contextualized by queer. For example, three, self-identified black, queer women started the Black Lives Matter movement. For a new generation, the first-wave reclamation of queer speaks to their position in a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gypsy Feminism: Intersectional Politics, Alliances, Gender and Queer Activism book cover

    Gypsy Feminism

    Intersectional Politics, Alliances, Gender and Queer Activism, 1st Edition

    By Laura Corradi

    Clumsy stereotypes of the Romani and Travellers communities abound, not only culturally in programmes such as Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, but also amongst educators, social workers, administrators and the medical profession. Gypsy cultures are invariably presented as ruled by tradition and machismo.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing seven works originally published between 1977 and 1992, this collection offers a varied selection of surveys of historical practices and attitudes to sexuality, from complete reviews of changing attitudes through time, to individual studies of France in the 19th and 20th Centuries and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sin, Sickness and Sanity: A History of Sexual Attitudes book cover

    Sin, Sickness and Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Homosexuality: A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation) book cover

    Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980: New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change book cover

    Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England book cover

    Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

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