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  • Pop Art and Popular Music

    Jukebox Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Mednicov

    This book offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to Pop art scholarship through a recuperation of popular music into art historical understandings of the movement. Jukebox modernism is a procedure by which Pop artists used popular music within their works to disrupt decorous modernism…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Women Philosophers on Autonomy

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandrine Berges, Alberto L. Siani

    We encounter autonomy in virtually every area of philosophy: in its relation with rationality, personality, self-identity, authenticity, freedom, moral values and motivations, and forms of government, legal, and social institutions. At the same time, the notion of autonomy has been the subject of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Globalizing East European Art Histories

    Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beáta Hock, Anu Allas

    This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Rethinking Difference in Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Music

    Theory and Politics of Ambiguity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Lee

    In studies of gender and sexuality in popular music, the concept of difference is often a crucial analytic used to detect social agency; however, the alternative analytic of ambiguity has never been systematically examined. While difference from heterosexual norms is taken to be the multivalent…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Saintly Women

    Medieval Saints, Modern Women, and Intimate Partner Violence, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Nienhuis, Beverly Mayne Kienzle

    This ground-breaking volume assesses the contemporary epidemic of intimate partner violence and explores how and why cultural and religious beliefs serve to excuse battering and to work against survivors’ attempts to find safety. Theological interpretations of sacred texts have been used for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara

    Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra, 2nd Edition

    By Prem Saran

    This book offers a social–scientific interpretation of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of Tantra dating back 15 centuries. It is a self-reflexive study approached with an insider’s empathy and the perspective of an Indologist, anthropologist, mystic and practitioner of the cult.  The work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge India

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Maria 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

  • Love, Sex and Teenage Sexual Cultures in South Africa

    16 turning 17, 1st Edition

    By Deevia Bhana

    Love, Sex and Teenage Sexual Cultures in South Africa interrupts the relative silence around teenage constructions of love in South Africa. Against the backdrop of gender inequalities, HIV and violence, the book situates teenage constructions of love and romance within the wider social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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