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  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers

    Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Thabo Msibi

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Encountering the North

    Cultural Geography, International Relations and Northern Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Frank Möller, Samu Pehkonen

    This title was first published in 2003. This volume is concerned with the European north above the Arctic Circle and its representations in Cultural Geography and International Relations. The chapters in the book deal with cultural, geographical and political imaginations of northern peoples and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • National Security and the D-Notice System

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Sadler

    This title was first published in 2001. The D-Notice system is a voluntary arrangement between the government and the media whereby the media agree not to publish certain information in the interests of national security. This original and thought-provoking book identifies a major deficiency in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography

    Challenging Normative Gender Coercion, 1st Edition

    By Julie Elizabeth Peters

    Gender as a social class along with its concomitant heteronormative gender coercion seem to be intransigent across time and cultures. But across these cultures we also see a degree of nonconforming behaviour which very often carries significant multi-dimensions of stigma and risk; because the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • We Count, We Matter

    Voice, Choice and the Death of Distance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Steed

    This book examines the meaning of Brexit, the election of Trump and the rising tide of populist revolt on the right amidst the collapse of the left. Exploring the reaction against the establishment or ‘the system’, the author contends that we are witnessing a new divide between those who wish to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

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