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  • Gender for the Warfare State

    Literature of Women in Combat

    By Robin Truth Goodman

    Gender for the Warfare State is the first scholarly investigation into the written works of U.S. women combat veterans in twenty-first century wars. Most recent studies quantify military participation, showing how many women participate in armed services and what their experiences are in a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Body

    By Elisabet Apelmo

    This path-breaking book analyses the experiences of young sporting women with physical impairments. Taking phenomenology as a point of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the young women handle living with a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant – the disabled body – and on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Culture, Identity and Intense Performativity

    Being in the Zone

    Edited by Tim Jordan, Kath Woodward, Brigid McClure

    This volume offers groundbreaking research that brings sociological and cultural studies to bear on the idea of being in the zone. There is original research on musicians, dancers and surfers and new ideas that show being in the zone has to be understood in relation to its social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Disability and Art History

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments, and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Skype: Bodies, Screens, Space

    By Robyn Longhurst

    Despite the popularity of Skype with video many of us are still figuring out how to ‘do’ it. Interviews reveal that we can now run the programme but we are less certain about how to ‘perform’ in front of the webcam. Seeing ourselves in the box on the side can feel strange. We are not quite sure…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • A New Ethic of 'Older'

    Subjectivity, Surgery and Self-Stylization

    By Bridget Garnham

    Through its themes of subjectivity, surgery and self-stylisation this book critically examines the cultural constraints and incitements that shape the practice of cosmetic surgery by older people. The book problematizes anti-ageing discourses to provide a nuanced descriptive, ethical and political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Human–animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure

    By Katherine Dashper

    Riding, training and caring for horses are visceral experiences that require the immersion of both body and mind. This book provides an in-depth understanding of human–horse relationships and interactions as embodied in equestrian sport and leisure. As a closely focused ethnographic study of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Binding the Absent Body in Medieval and Modern Art

    Abject, Virtual, and Alternate Bodies

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Elizabeth Richards Rivenbark

    The absent body is represented in two distinct periods of art: medieval art using the absent body for religious reflection and contemporary art using the absent body from a secular perspective. Early examples of the absent body revolve around sacred images, especially Christian imagery representing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Becoming Anorexic

    A sociological study

    By Muriel Darmon

    Anorexia tends to be studied within health disciplines, such as medicine, psychoanalysis or psychology. When the condition is discussed in relation to society more broadly, focus is commonly restricted to considerations about the demise of the traditional family meal or the all-pervading obsession…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Feminist Eschatology

    Embodied Futures

    By Emily Pennington

    Many feminist theologians have made timely and valuable contributions to rethinking the eschaton by framing it as cyclical and by embracing endings as they are experienced by present relational, fluid, and sensuous bodies. However, any sense of eschatological finality or ultimacy has either been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Sexuality

    4th Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    The new edition of Sexuality displays the qualities which have made this book a key text for understanding human sexuality. Jeffrey Weeks blends deep empirical knowledge with theoretical sophistication and a sensitivity to the politics of sexuality. Framing and shaping the analysis is an acute…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Assisted Reproduction Across Borders

    Feminist Perspectives on Normalizations, Disruptions and Transmissions

    Edited by Merete Lie, Nina Lykke

    Today, it often seems as though Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have reached a stage of normalization, at least in some countries and among certain social groups. Apparently some practices – for example in vitro fertilization (IVF) – have become standard worldwide. The contributors to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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