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  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism

    By Nandini Deo

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus, as they politicized one dimension of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Dangerous Classes

    The Underclass and Social Citizenship

    By Lydia Morris

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • A Critical Dictionary of Sociology

    By Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

    Unlike most other sociology or social science dictionaries, in this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second French edition of the Dictionary and edited by the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the critical value of this distinctive work is at last made available…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Laws of Inheritance

    A post-Jungian study of twins and the relationship between the first and other(s)

    By Elizabeth Brodersen

    Instilled in interdisciplinary cross-cultural perspectives of mythical, socio-economic, literary, pedagogic and psychoanalytic representations, two archetypal, creative inheritance laws interact as ‘twins’: Eros (fusion/containment/safety) and Thanatos (division/separation/risk). Hypothesising…

    Hardback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

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