• Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century book cover

    Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Anne Leah Greenfield

    This essay collection examines one of the most fearsome, fascinating, and hotly-discussed topics of the long eighteenth century: masculinity compromised. During this timespan, there was hardly a literary or artistic genre that did not feature unmanning regularly and prominently: from harrowing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
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    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Love as a Collective Action: Latin America, Emotions and Interstitial Practices book cover

    Love as a Collective Action

    Latin America, Emotions and Interstitial Practices, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Scribano

    This book makes evident how love, as an interstitial practice, produces a set of collective practices and how, through a mapping of these practices, it is possible to observe the connection between the politics of sensibilities and social conflict. The book provides – in the face of a global…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
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    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Modernization as Lived Experiences: Three Generations of Young Men and Women in China book cover

    Modernization as Lived Experiences

    Three Generations of Young Men and Women in China, 1st Edition

    By Fengshu Liu

    This book examines, in a culturally and contextually sensitive way, the particularity of what it means to be young in post-Mao China undergoing rapid and dramatic transformation by comparing childhood and youth experiences over three generations. The analysis draws on life-history interviews with…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
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    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Social Activism in Women’s Tennis: Generations of Politics and Cultural Change book cover

    Social Activism in Women’s Tennis

    Generations of Politics and Cultural Change, 1st Edition

    By Kristi Tredway

    Analyzing the key players and political moments in women’s professional tennis since 1968, this book explores the historical lineage of social activism within women’s tennis and the issues, expressions, risks, and effects associated with each cohort of players. Drawing on original qualitative…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
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    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature book cover

    Out of Reach

    The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kate G. Harper

    Out of Reach: The Ideal Girl in American Girls’ Serial Literature traces the journey of the ideal girl through American girls’ series in the twentieth century. Who is the ideal girl? In what ways does the trope of the ideal girl rely on the exclusion and erasure of Othered girls? How does the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Workers, Unions and Payment in Kind: The Fight for Real Wages in Britain, 1820–1914 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Payment in Kind

    The Fight for Real Wages in Britain, 1820–1914, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Migration, Gender and Home Economics in Rural North India book cover

    Migration, Gender and Home Economics in Rural North India

    1st Edition

    By Dinesh K. Nauriyal, Nalin Singh Negi, Rahul K. Gairola

    This book critically examines the socio-economic impacts of out-migration on households and gender dynamics in rural northern India. The first of its kind, this study unearths, through detailed regional and demographical research, the ways in which economic and migratory trends of male family…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge India

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