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  • 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

  • A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C., 1st Edition

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-07
    Routledge

  • Gender and Chinese Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    Compiled and introduced by Xiaowei Zang, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series is a collection of classic and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on themes and issues around gender in historical and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • 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

  • Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India’s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

  • 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

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