Women’s and Gender Studies: Cultural Sexuality

  • 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…

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

  • Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture book cover

    Erotic Geographies in Ancient Greek Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-31
    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 the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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

    Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games book cover

    Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Bisexuality in Education: Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality book cover

    Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values: Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Designing and Leading a Successful SAR: A Guide for Sex Therapists, Sexuality Educators, and Sexologists book cover

    Designing and Leading a Successful SAR

    A Guide for Sex Therapists, Sexuality Educators, and Sexologists, 1st Edition

    By Patti Britton, Robert E. Dunlap

    This professional guidebook and training manual introduces the Sexual Attitudes Reassessment and Restructuring (SAR) training program for professionals working in the broad field of sexology. The authors, who have led 43 SAR training programs in seven different countries, provide an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Mapping South Asian Masculinities: Men and Political Crises book cover

    Mapping South Asian Masculinities

    Men and Political Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandrima Chakraborty

    This book offers the first substantial critical examination of men and masculinities in relation to political crises in South Asian literatures and cultures. It employs political crisis as a frame to analyze how South Asian men and masculinities have been shaped by critical historical events,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, sweat and tears book cover

    Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Progressive Sexuality Education: The Conceits of Secularism book cover

    Progressive Sexuality Education

    The Conceits of Secularism, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lou Rasmussen

    This book engages contemporary debates about the notion of secularism outside of the field of education in order to consider how secularism shapes the formation of progressive sexuality education. Focusing on the US, Canada, Ireland, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Australia, this text considers the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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