Gay & Lesbian Studies Products

  • Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film

    By Andrew Scahill

    Heavenly Creatures (1994), an early film by blockbuster director Peter Jackson, chronicles the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, two adolescent girls in 1954 New Zealand. In the film, the girls develop a deep romantic friendship based in shared fantasy, but their forced separation…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality and the creation, consumption and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. Chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Routledge History of Queer America

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer US history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times through the present, this collection…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    Edited by Raquel A.G. Reyes, William G. Clarence-Smith

    Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often struck by what they perceived as the widespread promiscuity and licentiousness of native inhabitants. Graphic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Handbook of LGBT-Affirmative Couple and Family Therapy

    Edited by Jerry J. Bigner, Joseph L. Wetchler

    The editors and contributors of this comprehensive text provide a unique and important contribution to LGBT clinical literature. Spanning 30 chapters, they discuss the diverse and complex issues involved in LGBT couple and family therapy. In almost 15 years, this book provides the first in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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