• Hollywood Musicals book cover

    Hollywood Musicals

    1st Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Hollywood Musicals offers an insightful account of a genre that was once a mainstay of twentieth-century film production and continues to draw audiences today. What is a film musical? How do musicals work, formally and culturally? Why have they endured since the introduction of sound in the late…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Thickening Fat: Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice book cover

    Thickening Fat

    Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by May Friedman, Carla Rice, Jen Rinaldi

    Thickening Fat: Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice seeks to explore the multiple, variable, and embodied experiences of fat oppression and fat activisms. Moving beyond an analysis of fat oppression as singular, this book will aim to unpack the volatility of fat—the mutability of fat…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Other Within Us: Feminist Explorations Of Women And Aging book cover

    The Other Within Us

    Feminist Explorations Of Women And Aging, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Pearsall

    Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life?old age. As she becomes the ?older woman…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Power of Feminist Theory: Domination, Resistance, Solidarity book cover

    The Power of Feminist Theory

    Domination, Resistance, Solidarity, 1st Edition

    By Amy Allen

    Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Through The Looking Glass: Women And Borderline Personality Disorder book cover

    Through The Looking Glass

    Women And Borderline Personality Disorder, 1st Edition

    By Dana Becker

    To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly ?female? affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women's often-strained relationship with the psychiatric…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Science For A Polite Society: Gender, Culture, And The Demonstration Of Enlightenment book cover

    Science For A Polite Society

    Gender, Culture, And The Demonstration Of Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey V. Sutton

    Traditional accounts of the scientific revolution focus on such thinkers as Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton, and usually portray it as a process of steady, rational progress. There is another side to this story, and its protagonists are more likely to be women than men, dilettante aristocrats than…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Sexual Consent book cover

    Sexual Consent

    1st Edition

    By David Archard

    A popular belief is that whatever takes place in private between consenting adults should be allowed. This is the first book to offer a systematic philosophical examination of what might be meant by consent and what role it should play in the context of sexual activity.Investigating the adequacy of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Staging Gay Lives: An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater book cover

    Staging Gay Lives

    An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater, 1st Edition

    By John M Clum

    Created for general and scholarly audiences alike, this volume offers ten of the best recent plays by and about gay men, all of which have been successfully produced and critically acclaimed in the United States and England. The playwrights, who reflect multicultural origins ranging from Anglo to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Men in Context book cover

    The Psychology of Men in Context

    1st Edition

    By Michael E. Addis, Ethan Hoffman

    What does it really mean to say that boys will be boys, men are from Mars, or that contemporary men are in crisis? Does modern psychology support or refute these notions? And how is psychological theory and research about boys and men used in society? The Psychology of Men in Context is an…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism book cover

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Rereading The Rabbis: A Woman's Voice book cover

    Rereading The Rabbis

    A Woman's Voice, 1st Edition

    By Judith Hauptman

    Fully acknowledging that Judaism, as described in both the Bible and the Talmud, was patriarchal, Judith Hauptman demonstrates that the rabbis of the Talmud made significant changes in key areas of Jewish law in order to benefit women. Reading the texts with feminist sensibilities?recognizing that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence book cover

    Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence, 2nd Edition

    By David W Jones

    Our understanding of criminal behaviour and its causes has been too long damaged by the failure to integrate the emotional, psychological, social and cultural influences on the way people behave. This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to criminal behaviour, examining and integrating…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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