Women’s and Gender Studies: Sexuality & the Body

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Brown, Kath Browne

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this state-of-the-art review both charts and develops the rich sub-discipline geographies of sexualities, exploring sex-gender, sexuality and sexual practices. Emerging from the desire to examine differences and exclusions as a key aspect of human geographies, these…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • New Body Politics: Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States book cover

    New Body Politics

    Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States, 1st Edition

    By Therí A. Pickens

    In the increasingly multi-racial and multi-ethnic American landscape of the present, understanding and bridging dynamic cross-cultural conversations about social and political concerns becomes a complicated humanistic project. How do everyday embodied experiences transform from being anecdotal to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Gender Circuits: Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age book cover

    Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Asexuality and Sexual Normativity: An Anthology book cover

    Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which…

    Hardback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy book cover

    Chinese Male Homosexualities

    Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy, 1st Edition

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities amongst Chinese gay men. It provides a sociological account of masculinity, desire, sexuality, identity and citizenship in contemporary Chinese societies, and within the constellation of global culture. Kong…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Sexuality, Health and Human Rights book cover

    Sexuality, Health and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Corrêa, Rosalind Petchesky, Richard Parker

    This new work surveys how rapid changes taking place at the start of the twenty-first century in social, cultural, political and economic domains impact on sexuality, health and human rights. The relationships between men, women and children are changing quickly, as are traditional family…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Women, Islam and Modernity: Single Women, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Contemporary Indonesia book cover

    Women, Islam and Modernity

    Single Women, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Contemporary Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Linda Rae Bennett

    In popular debates about reproductive and sexual rights, formal religions, especially Islam, are seen as barriers providing institutional and ideological resistance to women's realization of reproductive and social autonomy. This book challenges this simplified view of Islam. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2007-06-13
    Routledge

  • Consumption and Identity book cover

    Consumption and Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Friedman

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-11-11
    Routledge

  • For the Love of Women: Gender, Identity and Same-Sex Relations in a Greek Provincial Town book cover

    For the Love of Women

    Gender, Identity and Same-Sex Relations in a Greek Provincial Town, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

    This extraordinary book opens up the strange world of the 'parea' - a lesbian secret society based in a small-town bar outside Athens, whose members meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. Though conducting intense sexual affairs under the noses of other customers, the parea's members - many…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13
    Routledge

  • The Magical Body: Power, Fame and Meaning in a Melanesian Society book cover

    The Magical Body

    Power, Fame and Meaning in a Melanesian Society, 1st Edition

    By Richard Eves

    An intriguing exploration of the role and significance of the body in the world of a Pacific Islands People, the Lelet of New Ireland (Papua New Guinea). In vivid ethnographic detail, the monograph captures the fluidity and complexity of Lelet conceptions of corporeality and their significance to…

    Hardback – 1998-10-20
    Routledge

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