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  • Queer China

    Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism, 1st Edition

    By Hongwei Bao

    This book analyses queer cultural production in contemporary China to map the broad social transformations in gender, sexuality and desire. It examines queer literature and visual cultures in China’s post-Mao and postsocialist era to show how these diverse cultural forms and practices not only…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    1st Edition

    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 period's diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Smith

    This book makes a significant contribution to recent scholarship on the ways in which women responded to the regulation of their behavior by focusing on representations of women speakers and their audiences in moments Smith identifies as "scenes of speech." This new approach, examining speech…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts, 1st Edition

    By David Solomon 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 assumption…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjoy Hazarika, Reshmi Banerjee

    The Eastern Himalaya region covers a geographical area that spans five nations and has diverse landscapes, a multitude of ethnic groups and a rich variety of flora and fauna. The region is relatively poor in terms of GDP and per capita income; industrialisation and infrastructure is under-developed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Maria Platt

    Marriage is central to Indonesia’s social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women’s experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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