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  • Writing the Body Politic

    The John O’Neill Reader

    Edited by Thomas Kemple, Mark Featherstone

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, Place, and Space

    Geographies of Gender Variance

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant, and intersex people are in every sector of all societies yet little is known about their relationship to place. Furthering our understanding of the relationship between trans identity, place and power by using a trans geographical framework, Lynda Johnston invites…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Gender, Space and Society

  • Social Beings, Future Belongings

    Reimagining the Social

    Edited by David Bissell, Miranda Bruce, Helen Keane, Anna Tsalapatanis

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Sociological Futures

  • Great Expectations

    The Sociology of Survival and Success in Organized Team Sports

    By Christopher B. Doob

    In Great Expectations, sociological analysis proves to be a powerful ally for grasping how the sports world unfolds for team players, providing a range of sociological ideas and concepts that extend throughout the book. The tables and class discussion sections help summarize key issues, linking…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 

  • The Materiality of Mourning

    Cross-disciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Zahra Newby, Ruth Toulson

    Tangible remains play an important role in our relationships with the dead; they are pivotal to how we remember, mourn and grieve. Historians of funerary monuments have often been reluctant to theorize about grief, preferring the cold certainties of social structure and elite self-representation to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • Our Bodies Not Ourselves


    By Kathryn A. Kirigin, Carol AB Warren

    In 1970, the best-seller Our Bodies Ourselves was published. The focus was on the youthful female body: on reproduction, sexuality, genitalia, intimacy, and relationships in the context of current North American cultural expectations. Our Bodies Not Ourselves is also about the female body—but on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Film, Comedy, and Disability

    Understanding Humour and Genre in Cinematic Constructions of Impairment and Disability

    By Alison Wilde

    There is much to be gained from a synthesis of critical/disability studies with film studies. This groundbreaking book analyses representations of disability in comedy films, arguing that meanings of disability and impairment drawn from cinema need to be grounded in an understanding of cinematic…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair

    Crown of Glory and Shame

    Edited by Sigal Barak-Brandes, Amit Kama

    Feminist scholarship has looked extensively at the perception of the body as a flexible construction of cultural and social dictates, but head hair has been often overlooked. Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair brings new focus to this underrepresented topic through its intersections with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 

  • Disability and Neoliberal State Formations

    The Case of Australia

    By Karen Soldatic

    Across the global north, governments have undertaken extensive economic restructuring of disability social provisioning measures arguing that many people who are in receipt of such benefits are no longer disabled or were incorrectly assessed as being eligible. This has occurred while governments…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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