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  • Writing the Body Politic

    A John O’Neill Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Kemple, Mark Featherstone

    This book brings together key essays from the career of social theorist John O’Neill, including his uncollected later writings, focusing on embodiment to explore the different ways in which the body trope informs visions of familial, economic, personal, and communal life. Beginning with an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    Body Problems addresses the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food culture. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting and eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. He addresses a growing, fundamental dilemma that we have ample access to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Human Biological Diversity

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel E. Brown

    Human Biological Diversity is an introductory textbook designed to cover the key contemporary topics in the study of human variation and human biology within the field of physical anthropology. Easily accessible for students with no background in anthropology or biology, this second edition…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities in Adults

    1st Edition

    By Dreenagh Lyle

    This book explores what happens to people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) when they reach adulthood. It provides an examination of various terms and definitions in use and a critical exploration of current UK policies. The author brings a wealth of many years’ experience…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Bodies in Transitions in the Health Humanities

    Representations of Corporeality, 1st Edition

    Edited by LISA M DETORA, Stephanie Mathilde Hilger

    In recent years, the transitioning body has become the subject of increasing scholarly, medical, and political interest. This interdisciplinary collection seeks to enable productive dialogue about bodily transformation and its many potential meanings and possibilities. Recent high-profile sex…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime

    Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pickard, Jude Robinson

    The current (post-feminist) gender order comprises a highly complex co-existence of old and new norms and expectations, freedom and constraints, within a neo-liberal social order underpinned by individualism and involving a shift in gender performance by men and women. Health, illness and disease…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access)

    Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    This volume examines Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy as it relates to the study of the physically active body. It explores theoretical and practical examples of how the physically active body can be examined as a material, social, political, and cultural entity using a Deleuzian perspective. Examining…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic these works​ ​are critiqued for being…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book interrogates the politics of sexual and reproductive rights from a transnational feminist perspective. Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with a nuanced and in depth understanding of the role that forces of globalization have played in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury

    Personal and Family Identity, 1st Edition

    By Chalotte Glintborg

    Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity investigates how being diagnosed with acquired brain injury (ABI) impacts identity (re-)construction in both adults with ABI and their close relatives. To show how being diagnosed with ABI impacts identity (re)construction…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth

    Global Perpsectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia von Benzon, Catherine Wilkinson

    This book explores the alternative experiences of children and young people whose everyday lives contradict ideas and ideals of normalcy from the local to the global context. Presenting empirical research and conceptual interventions from a variety of international contexts, this book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

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