Sociology: The Body

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Trans* Lives in the United States: Challenges of Transition and Beyond book cover

    Trans* Lives in the United States

    Challenges of Transition and Beyond

    By Andrew Cutler Seeber

    Being and becoming trans* is a complex and varied experience whether an individual is living openly as trans* or not. Few published studies in either the academic or popular press illuminate the challenges of living as a trans* person after medical and social transition are complete. Trans* Lives…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex: Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities book cover

    Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex

    Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities

    By Juliet Watson

    Survival sex, commonly understood to be the exchange of sex for material support, is a practice that is associated with young homeless women. However, such a narrow definition of survival sex fails to recognise the multiple, complex, and coexisting motivations of young homeless women for engaging…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe: Voices from the Periphery book cover

    Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

    Voices from the Periphery

    By Christine Peta

    Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global Northern published literature on the subject of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity book cover

    A Sociological Approach to Acquired Brain Injury and Identity

    By Jonathan Harvey

    Inspired by the author’s personal experience of sustaining acquired brain injury (ABI), this path-breaking book explores the (re)construction of identity after ABI. It offers a way of understanding ABI through a social scientific lens, promoting an understanding that is generated through close…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Embodied Social Justice book cover

    Embodied Social Justice

    By Rae Johnson

    Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition

    Edited by Lawrence Shapiro

    Embodied cognition is one of the foremost areas of study and research in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology and cognitive science. The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics and debates in this exciting subject and essential…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic: Looking Good book cover

    Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Viewing Pleasure and Being a Showgirl: How do I look? book cover

    Viewing Pleasure and Being a Showgirl

    How do I look?

    By Alison J. Carr

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

  • Queercore: Queer Punk Media Subculture book cover

    Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Disability: The Basics book cover

    Disability

    The Basics

    By Tom Shakespeare

    Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in contemporary society. The book explores key…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    The Basics

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