Cultural Sexuality Products

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Foucault's The History of Sexuality

    By Chloe Taylor

    Michel Foucault’s The History of Sexuality is one of the most influential philosophical works of the twentieth century and has been instrumental in shaping the study of Gender, Feminist Theory and Queer Theory. But Foucault’s writing can be a difficult book to grasp as Foucault assumes a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • The Ethics of Vulnerability

    A Feminist Analysis of Social Life and Practice

    By Erinn Gilson

    As concerns about violence, war, terrorism, sexuality, and embodiment have garnered attention in philosophy, the concept of vulnerability has become a shared reference point in these discussions. As a fundamental part of the human condition, vulnerability has significant ethical import: how one…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Introducing the New Sexuality Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Nancy L. Fischer, Steven Seidman

    Introducing the New Sexuality Studies is an innovative, reader-friendly anthology of original essays and interviews that introduces the field of sexuality studies to undergraduate students. Examining the social, cultural, and historical dimensions of sexualities, this anthology is designed to serve…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Reflecting on Anna Karenina

    By Mary Evans

    Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy’s troubled relation to the feminine in terms of the fantasies, hopes, and fears that she represents. In Reflecting on Anna Karenina,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Gender and Sexuality in Islam CC 4V

    Edited by Omnia El Shakry

    Exploring the multifaceted nature of gender and sexuality within Islamic societies in a trans-disciplinary and trans-regional fashion, this collection addresses the following questions: What are the principal methodologies for studying gender and sexuality in Islam? What is Islamic feminism? How do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Violence and the Pornographic Imaginary

    The Politics of Sex, Gender, and Aggression in Hardcore Pornography

    By Natalie Purcell

    No cultural product reveals our collective fascination with sexual violence more candidly than popular heterosexual pornographies. They showcase scenes of intense sexual aggression and cruelty that are gendered in repetitive, patterned configurations—configurations that are designed to arouse.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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 – 2015-11-03
    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 – 2015-10-28
    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 – 2015-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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