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  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 

  • Conversations on Embodiment across Higher Education

    Practice, teaching and research

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    Academics using embodied approaches can be found across a wide variety of disciplines, fields and settings in the academy. Embodiment is however, a contested term and the literature is fragmented, particularly in the field of Higher Education. This has resulted in isolated silos of work that are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Disability and Neoliberal State Formations

    The Case of Australia

    By Karen Soldatic

    Disability and Neoliberal State Formations explores the trajectory of neoliberalism in Australia and its impact on the lives of Australians living with disability, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It examines the emergence, intensification and normalisation of neoliberalism…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • A Sociology of Impairment

    By Mark Sherry

    The social model of disability, which uses the impairment/disability binary to focus attention on removing disability, has been called the ’great idea’ of the disability movement. But scholars challenge the impairment/disability dichotomy for being too simplistic and politically inadequate since…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures presents an overview of how discourses and foodways are intertwined across cultures and social settings: how do we talk about food, how do we interact in its presence, how do we use food to communicate, and how does social interaction…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Film, Comedy, and Disability

    Understanding Humour and Genre in Cinematic Constructions of Impairment and Disability

    By Alison Wilde

    Comedy and humour have frequently played a key role in disabled people’s lives, for better or for worse. Comedy has also played a crucial part in shaping cultural representations of disability and impairments, contributing to the formation and maintenance of cultural attitudes towards disabled…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place

    Gender Variant Geographies

    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. Using a trans, feminist, and queer geographical framework, this book invites readers to consider the complex relationship between transgender people, spaces…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    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

  • 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. The chapters in this volume analyse a diverse range of objects and their role in the processes of grief and mourning, with contributions by scholars in anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26 

  • Our Bodies Not Ourselves


    By Kathryn A. Kirigin, Carol AB Warren

    In 1970, the best-seller Our Bodies Ourselves was published. The focus of the authors, the Boston Health Collective, was on the youthful female body: on reproduction, sexuality, genitalia, intimacy, and relationships in the context of North American cultural expectations. Our Bodies Not Ourselves…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 

  • Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships

    Edited by Tuula Juvonen, Marjo Kolehmainen

    Raising to the challenge of how to grasp such forms of inequalities that are mediated affectively, Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships focuses on subtle inequalities that are shaped in everyday affective encounters. It also seeks to bridge a gap between affect theory and empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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