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  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Hardback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy

    Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice

    Edited by Lisa K. Taylor, Jasmin Zine

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women’s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said’s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Gender and the Organization

    Women at Work in the 21st Century

    By Nancy Harding, Marianna Fotaki

    This exciting book seeks to update and redefine organizational theories of gender and gendered theories of organizations. It demonstrates what is made possible through the application of understanding gender theory to the management of organizations and organizational studies. Gender in the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Autoethnography as Feminist Method

    Sensitising the feminist 'I'

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Autoethnography is an ideal method to study the ‘feminist I’. Through personal stories, the author reflects on how feminists negotiate agency and the effect this has on one's political sensibilities. Speaking about oneself transforms into stories of political responsibility - a key issue for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Dislocating Masculinity

    Comparative Ethnographies, revised edition

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Nancy Lindisfarne

    Originally published in 1994, and now a feminist classic, Dislocating Masculinity offers a penetrating critique of writing on and by men. Bringing together anthropologists, sociologists, linguists and historians, it raises important comparative questions about how gender operates, addressing issues…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Intersexualization

    The Clinic and the Colony

    By Lena Eckert

    Since the 1970s, research into "Intersex" has been a central fascination for feminist theorists seeking to make arguments about how men and women are created as social/gender categories. Intersexualization: The Clinic and the Colony takes the case of Olympic runner Caster Semenya as a starting…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Digital Feminisms

    Transnational activism in German protest cultures

    Edited by Christina Scharff, Carrie Smith-Prei, Maria Stehle

    The relative rise or decline of feminist movements across the globe has been debated by feminist scholars and activists for a long time. In recent years, however, these debates have gained renewed momentum. Rapid technological change and increased use of digital media have raised questions about…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Asexualities

    Feminist and Queer Perspectives

    Edited by Karli June Cerankowski, Megan Milks

    What is so radical about not having sex? To answer this question, this collection of essays explores the feminist and queer politics of asexuality. Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing people who do not experience sexual attraction. In this multidisciplinary volume,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender, Globalization, and Violence

    Postcolonial Conflict Zones

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi

    This wide-ranging collection of essays elaborates on some of the most pressing issues in contemporary postcolonial society in their transition from conflict and contestation to dialogue and resolution. It explores from new angles questions of violent conflict, forced migration, trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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