• Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era: Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness book cover

    Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era

    Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness, 1st Edition

    By Susan Walton

    Beginning with the premise that women's perceptions of manliness are crucial to its construction, The author focuses on the life and writings of Charlotte Yonge as a prism for understanding the formulation of masculinities in the Victorian period. Yonge was a prolific writer whose bestselling…

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  • Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: 'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice' book cover

    Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent

    'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice', 1st Edition

    By Nicky Hallett

    Presenting a remarkable set of previously unpublished papers, this book concerns the bewitchment, possession and exorcism of two seventeenth-century nuns living in exile in an English convent in the Spanish Netherlands. The two women left behind an extensive set of personal writing that reveals…

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  • Oroonoko: Adaptations and Offshoots book cover

    Oroonoko

    Adaptations and Offshoots, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Iwanisziw

    With the aim of examining the postcolonial applications of Aphra Behn's re-entry into the literary canon, the editor presents this edition as a collection representing the nexus of very specific articulations of literary, cultural, and political tropes produced by various writers and adapters from…

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  • Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling book cover

    Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Scott, Allison Henward

    This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children’s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing…

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  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity: Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity book cover

    Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

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  • 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…

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    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course: The Girl in Time book cover

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman…

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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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…

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    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

    Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality

    Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone

    From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’…

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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract book cover

    Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities

    Rewriting the Sexual Contract, 1st Edition

    By Petra Bueskens

    Why do women in contemporary western societies experience contradiction between their autonomous and maternal selves? What are the origins of this contradiction and the associated ‘double shift’ that result in widespread calls to either ‘lean in’ or ‘opt out’? How are some mothers subverting these…

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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

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    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships book cover

    Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tuula Juvonen, Marjo Kolehmainen

    Raising to the challenge of how to grasp such forms of inequalities that are mediated affectively, Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships focuses on subtle inequalities that are shaped in everyday affective encounters. It also seeks to bridge a gap between affect theory and empirical…

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