Cultural Sexuality Products

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    By Walter S. DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Straight Male Modern

    A Cultural Critique of Psychoanalysis

    By John Brenkman

    Major psychoanalytic thinkers from Freud to Ricoeur to Lacan considered the Oedipus complex the key to explaining the human psyche and human sexuality, even culture itself. But, in fact, they were merely theorizing males. In this title, originally published in 1993, the author reassesses the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

  • Sexual Rhetorics

    Methods, Identities, Publics

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    Sexual rhetoric is the self-conscious and critical engagement with discourses of sexuality that exposes both their naturalization and their queering, their torquing to create different or counter-discourses, giving voice and agency to multiple and complex sexual experiences. This volume explores…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Progressive Sexuality Education

    The Conceits of Secularism

    By Mary Lou Rasmussen

    This book engages contemporary debates about the notion of secularism outside of the field of education in order to consider how secularism shapes the formation of progressive sexuality education. Focusing on the US, Canada, Ireland, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Australia, this text considers the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Gender, Media, Sport

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Writing as a Feminist

    Edited by Gail Chester, Sigrid Nielsen

    This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change – all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

  • Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures

    Edited by Feona Attwood, Clarissa Smith

    This book examines ways of developing research on young people’s sexual cultures in the context of a media-saturated and technology-focused contemporary culture, an area of study that remains relatively unexplored despite heightened concern about young people, sex and culture. Unlike the widespread…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • A History of Pregnancy in Christianity

    From Original Sin to Contemporary Abortion Debates

    By Anne Stensvold

    This book examines changing views of procreation and fetal development throughout the history of the Christian tradition. This is the first comprehensive study of cultural perceptions of pregnancy, an area of scholarship that been understudied in the past. Pregnancy holds a central place in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

    By Suzanne Dixon

    The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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