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  • Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative…

    Hardback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Senses and Citizenships

    Embodying Political Life

    Edited by Susanna Trnka, Christine Dureau, Julie Park

    What does disgust have to do with citizenship? How might pain and pleasure, movement, taste, sound and smell be configured as aspects of national belonging? Senses and Citizenships: Embodying Political Life examines the intersections between sensory phenomena and national and supra-national forms…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Global Beauty Industry

    Colorism, Racism, and the National Body

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    The Global Beauty Industry is an interdisciplinary text that uses beauty to explore topics of gender, race, class, colorism, nation, bodies, multiculturalism, transnationalism, and intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey

    Edited by Ron Suresha

    The books commonly known as the Kinsey Report were Dr Alfred C. Kinsey’s monumental scientific publishing achievement in 1948, often compared to the atomic bomb for its impact on the American public. On the sexagennial anniversary of the publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, this…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Methodologies of Embodiment

    Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen Liliana Medina

    This volume is dedicated to exploring and exposing the challenges, the possibilities, and the processes of empirical work in embodiment. Grounded in qualitative inquiry in the humanities and social sciences, the chapters describe perspectives and contexts of embodied research, but focus on the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

    Edited by Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1990, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality brings together a collection of outstanding articles that were, at the time of this book’s original publication, classic, pioneering, and recent. Together, the two volumes provide scholarship on male and female homosexuality and bisexuality…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

  • New Body Politics

    Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States

    By Therí A. Pickens

    In the increasingly multi-racial and multi-ethnic American landscape of the present, understanding and bridging dynamic cross-cultural conversations about social and political concerns becomes a complicated humanistic project. How do everyday embodied experiences transform from being anecdotal to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Gender, Sex, and Politics

    In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shira Tarrant

    Gender, Sex, and Politics: In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century includes twenty-seven chapters organized into five sections: Gender, Sexuality and Social Control; Pornography; Sex and Social Media; Dating, Desire, and the Politics of Hooking Up; and Issues in Sexual Pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

    Edited by Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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