• Birth and Death: Experience, Ethics, Politics book cover

    Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society: Love in an International Context book cover

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society reflects on relationships in contemporary society and the role of love and intimacy in framing lives. The book draws on sociological perspectives, cultural sociology and gender theory perspectives. It looks at how love and intimacy is experienced…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Personal and Cultural Shadows of Late Motherhood: Jungian Psychoanalytic Views book cover

    Personal and Cultural Shadows of Late Motherhood

    Jungian Psychoanalytic Views, 1st Edition

    By Maryann Barone-Chapman

    Personal and Cultural Shadows of Late Motherhood explores the topic of delayed motherhood from a Jungian psychoanalytic perspective, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, including interview transcripts, diaries, dreams, and Jung's world renowned Word Association Experiment. It…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance book cover

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan A. Allan

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance seeks to open a lively and accessible discussion between critical studies of men and masculinities and popular romance studies, especially its continued interest in what Janice Radway has called "the purity of his maleness." Popular romance novels, perhaps…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture

  • Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves book cover

    Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography: Challenging Normative Gender Coercion book cover

    A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography

    Challenging Normative Gender Coercion, 1st Edition

    By Julie Elizabeth Peters

    Gender as a social class along with its concomitant heteronormative gender coercion seem to be intransigent across time and cultures. But across these cultures we also see a degree of nonconforming behaviour which very often carries significant multi-dimensions of stigma and risk; because the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime book cover

    Women in the Criminal Justice System

    Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina L. Freiburger, Catherine D. Marcum

    Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime provides a rare up-to-date examination of women both as offenders and employees in the criminal justice system. While the crime rate in the United States is currently decreasing, the rate of female incarceration is…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison book cover

    Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

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