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  • Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture

    Confronting Complexities and Challenges of Male Identity

    By Thomas Keith

    Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a comprehensive overview of masculinity studies that includes both theory and applied accounts of masculinities. Keith investigates decades of intersectional and longitudinal research along with a multitude of examples from popular…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 

  • The Opposite Sexes

    A Study of Woman's Natural and Cultural History

    By Dr. Adolf Heilborn

    Originally published in English in 1927, this study discusses the physical differences between men and women and how this affected the views of men and women of society. With all known information at the time, the author also details perceived mental differences between the sexes and finishes with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Revivals

  • After Legal Equality

    Family, Sex, Kinship

    Edited by Robert Leckey

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Social Justice

  • Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender, Drugs and Street Life

    An Ethnography of a British Housing Estate

    By Kate O'Brien

    Gender, drugs and street life explores the way girls and boys of white British origin access and participate in legal and illegal drugs, within the context of supply at the local level. It explores the relationship of children and young people to the local drug market from a gendered…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Reconstructing Adult Masculinities

    Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan

    By Emma E. Cook

    Over the past two decades, Japan’s socioeconomic environment has undergone considerable changes prompted by both a long recession and the relaxation of particular labour laws in the 1990s and 2000s. Within this context, "freeters", part-time workers aged between fifteen and thirty-four who are not…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    By Heike Hartung

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Rituparno Ghosh

    Cinema, gender and art

    Edited by Sangeeta Datta, Kaustav Bakshi, Rohit K. Dasgupta

    An iconic filmmaker and inheritor of the legendary Satyajit Ray’s legacy, Rituparno Ghosh was one of the finest auteurs to emerge out of contemporary Bengal. His films, though rooted firmly in middle-class values, desires and aspirations, are highly critical of hetero-patriarchal power structures.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

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