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  • The Women of the United Arab Emirates

    By Linda Usra Soffan

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the factors which influenced the position held by women in the United Arab Emirates in the second half of the 20th century. It argues that Islamic Law has granted women rights and privileges in the spheres of family life, marriage, education and economic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Changing Veils

    Women and Modernisation in North Yemen

    By Carla Makhlouf

    In Yemen, where current poverty is combined with a rich cultural heritage, the distinctions between the traditional and the modern are particularly difficult. First published in 1979, this is a study of social change as experienced and perceived by the women of San’a, the capital city of North…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Gay Men, Identity, and Social Media

    The Culture of Participatory Reluctance

    By Elija Cassidy

    This book explores identity management practices employed by young gay social media users in the context of convergence between niche sites like Gaydar and more mainstream sites like Facebook. Cassidy considers key public issues such as participatory reluctance, online privacy, and digital equality…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies

    2nd edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    The Handbook of Identity Studies offers a remarkably clear overview of the analysis of identity in the social sciences, and in so doing seeks to develop a new agenda for identity-studies in the twenty-first century. The first edition of this work set new standards for reference works, such was the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz

    By Caroline Anne Ellsmore

    This investigation offers new perspectives on Giuseppe Verdi’s attitudes to women and the functions which they fulfilled for him. The book explores Verdi’s professional and personal relationship with women who were exceptional within the traditional socio-sexual structure of patria potestà, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Living Out Loud

    An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture

    By Michael Murphy

    An Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies: Thinking OUTside the Box offers students a foundation on evidence-based, interdisciplinary knowledge of LGBT history, society, and culture. Including chapters on sexual health and cross-cultural diversity, this text captures the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • An Intergenerational Feminist Media Studies

    Conflicts and connectivities

    Edited by Jessalynn Keller, Jo Littler, Alison Winch

    Feminism and generation are live and ideologically freighted issues that are subject to a substantial amount of media engagement. The figure of the millennial and the baby boomer, for example, regularly circulate in mainstream media, often accompanied by hyperbolic and vitriolic discourses and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age

    By Jessalynn Keller

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age explores the practices of U.S.-based teenage girls who actively maintain feminist blogs and participate in the feminist blogosphere as readers, writers, and commenters on platforms including Blogspot, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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