• Sport and Contested Identities: Contemporary Issues and Debates book cover

    Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Race, Gender and Sport: The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women book cover

    Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme book cover

    Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme, 1st Edition

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia, 1st Edition

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • A Perfect Union?: Television and the Winning of Same-Sex Marriage book cover

    A Perfect Union?

    Television and the Winning of Same-Sex Marriage, 1st Edition

    By Cory Albertson

    On June 26, 2015, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy declared same-sex marriage "is so ordered" across the United States. The day will no doubt be remembered as a landmark shift in how U.S. society views and validates marriage and romantic relationships. But the shift would not have happened…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914 book cover

    Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Marjo Kaartinen, Anne Montenach

    This book conceives the role of the modern town as a crucial place for material and cultural circulations of luxury. It concentrates on a critical period of historical change, the long eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, that was marked by the passage from a society of scarcity to one of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights book cover

    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture book cover

    Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America book cover

    Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture: Beyond the Flâneur book cover

    Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture

    Beyond the Flâneur, 1st Edition

    By Temma Balducci

    Charles Baudelaire’s flâneur, as described in his 1863 essay "The Painter of Modern Life," remains central to understandings of gender, space, and the gaze in late nineteenth-century Paris, despite misgivings by some scholars. Baudelaire’s privileged and leisurely figure, at home on the boulevards,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England book cover

    Witchcraft, the Devil, and Emotions in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte-Rose Millar

    This book represents the first systematic study of the role of the Devil in English witchcraft pamphlets for the entire period of state-sanctioned witchcraft prosecutions (1563-1735). It provides a rereading of English witchcraft, one which moves away from an older historiography which underplays…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities: Locked Away book cover

    A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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