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  • 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

  • Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge

  • Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn R. Blackstone

    A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • We Are But Women

    Women in Ireland's History, 1st Edition

    By Dr Roger Sawyer, Roger Sawyer

    We Are But Women sets the history of Irish women in the context of the broad sweep of Irish history, dealing even-handedly with the diverse traditions of unionism and nationalism. Through an examination of exemplar individuals and organisations, the book traces the growth of Irish awareness of such…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which…

    Hardback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Derek McGhee

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Lewd Women and Wicked Witches

    A Study of the Dynamics of Male Domination, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Hester

    In the sixteenth century and seventeenth centuries it was women who were almost exclusively persecuted as witches. However, the witch craze has been subjected to surprisingly little feminist analysis. In Lewd Women and Wicked Witches, Marianne Hester reviews and develops revolutionary feminist…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Family Fictions and Family Facts

    Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet and the Population Question in England 1798-1859, 1st Edition

    By Brian Cooper

    Classical political economy rests on the assumption that the market and the family are overlapping and mutually dependent realms, dominated in turn by economic men and domestic women. Here, Brian Cooper explores the role of economic theory in 'normalizing' the family in the first half of the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

    Citizenship, Nation and Race, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, Laura E. Nym Mayhall

    This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • India Migration Report 2014

    Diaspora and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    India Migration Report 2014 is one of the first systematic studies on contribution of diasporas in development, in countries of origin as well as destination. This volume: examines how diasporic human and financial resources can be utilized for economic growth and sustainable development,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

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