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  • Dislocating Masculinity

    Comparative Ethnographies, revised edition

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Nancy Lindisfarne

    Originally published in 1994, and now a feminist classic, Dislocating Masculinity offers a penetrating critique of writing on and by men. Bringing together anthropologists, sociologists, linguists and historians, it raises important comparative questions about how gender operates, addressing issues…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study

    By Jean Li

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate Period. It is an intensive study of a corpus that is both geographically and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    By Kate Houlden

    This book is the first to focus exclusively on issues of gender and sexuality in a range of post-war novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. Concentrating on the 1950s to the mid 1970s, it highlights the diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and George…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

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    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David S Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community. ‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Nature of Hysteria

    By Niel Micklem

    Hysteria was a frequently diagnosed illness in the West through the nineteenth and much of the twentieth century. Today the medical profession has virtually abandoned the diagnosis altogether. However, this does not mean that hysteria has ceased to exist. In The Nature of Hysteria, Niel Micklem…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Bear Cookin'

    The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods

    By Pj Gray, Stanley Hunter

    Please DO feed the bears! Bear Cookin': The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods takes a good-natured approach to good eating, presenting home-style recipes with a light-hearted touch. Aimed at husky, hairy gay men—and their admirers—the book presents convenient and satisfying recipes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Creating Safe Environments for LGBT Students

    A Catholic Schools Perspective

    Make sure your Catholic school's LGBT students are getting the support they need Creating Safe Environments for LGBT Students is a comprehensive training guidebook for educators who are committed to diversity and the full inclusion of LGBT students in every aspect of the Catholic high school…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

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