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  • Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents

    An Interdisciplinary Discussion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Drescher, William Byne

    Extremely gender variant children and adolescents (minors), increasingly referred to as 'trans' or 'transgender children,' are small in number. In recent years, their situation has become highly sensationalized, whilst the matter of how to best treat them remains an area of controversy. A growing…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Women and Comedy in Solo Performance

    Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin and Roseanne, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Lavin

    This work examines the dramatic changes in America women's comedy performance in the years 1955-1995.The study focuses on the standup of Phyllis Diller and Roseanne andon the character comedy of Lily Tomlin. As the historical arc of women's comedy unfolds, it outlines a change from the traditional…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Studies in American Popular History and Culture

  • Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang

    Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zahia Smail Salhi

    The images of women in chadors or burqas as contrasted with images of belly dancers which circulate today as representations of Muslim/Middle Eastern women do not fluctuate from the images propagated by Orientalist paintings and colonial photographs which also offer contrasting representations of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Harmless Lovers?

    Gender, Theory and Personal Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Mike Gane

    This book examines the interconnections of gender theory and lived gender relationships of some of the key social theorists of the classical period (1789 - 1920): Wollstonecraft, Godwin, Enfantin, Comte, Marx, Engels, Mill, Nietzsche, Durkheim and Weber. By recounting the confrontations of these…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Xinying Hu

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Queer Times

    Christopher Isherwood's Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Jamie Carr

    This book maps Christopher Isherwood's intellectual and aesthetic reflections from the late 1930s through the late 1970s. Drawing on the queer theory of Eve Sedgwick and the ethical theory of Michel Foucault, Carr illuminates Isherwood's post-war development of a queer ethos through his…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tison Pugh

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children with Gender Identity Disorder

    A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Simona Giordano

    How should we understand transgenderism, especially as it affects children and adolescents? Psychiatric manuals include transgenderism among mental illnesses (Gender Identity Disorder). Such inclusion is relatively recent, and even the words transsexual and transgender were coined only a few…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Heterosexuality in Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Chris Beasley, Heather Brook, Mary Holmes

    This book explores heterosexualities in their complex and everyday expressions. It engages with theories about the intersection of sexuality with other markers of difference, and gender in particular. The outcome will productively upset equations of heterosexuality with heteronormativity and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Muslim Women in Britain

    De-Mystifying the Muslimah, 1st Edition

    By Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

    Perceptions of Muslim women in Western society have been shaped by historical and sociological conditions such as colonialism, patriarchy and Orientalism. In Muslim Women in Britain, Sariya Contractor seeks to reinstate the Muslimah as a storyteller who tells her own story. An exploration of the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

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