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  • Intersexualization

    By Lena Eckert

    The book takes the case of Olympic runner Caster Semenya as a starting point to explore the issue of determining sex, and the ways in which intersexuality as a "threat" to the distinction between men/women, homosexuality/heterosexuality and white/black, causes medical controversy and emotional…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Pedagogical Responses to the Changing Position of Girls and Young Women

    Edited by Carrie Paechter, Rosalyn George, Angela McRobbie

    Academics and professionals working with young women face a series of paradoxes. Over the last 20 years, the lives of young women in the UK and Europe have been transformed. They have gained considerable freedom and independence, but at the very same time, new, less tangible forms of constraint and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Material Feminisms

    New Directions for Education

    Edited by Carol A. Taylor, Gabrielle Ivinson

    Material Feminisms: New Directions for Education provides a range of powerful theoretical and innovative methodological examples to illuminate how new material feminism can be put to work in education to open up new avenues of research design and practice. It poses challenging questions about the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Irish Feminist Futures

    By Claire Bracken

    This book is about the future: Ireland’s future and feminism’s future, approached from a moment that has recently passed. The Celtic Tiger (circa 1995-2008) was a time of extraordinary and radical change, in which Ireland’s economic, demographic, and social structures underwent significant…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice

    Edited by Sarah Wendt, Nicole Moulding

    Contemporary Feminisms in Social Work Practice explores feminism as core to social work knowledge, practice and ethics. It demonstrates how gender-neutral perspectives and practices obscure gender discourses and power relations. It also shows feminist social work practice can transform areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    Hardback – 2016-01-31
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

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