Sociology: The Body

  • The History and Culture of Breast Milk: From Greco-Roman Myth to Medieval Mysticism book cover

    The History and Culture of Breast Milk

    From Greco-Roman Myth to Medieval Mysticism

    By Sarah Alison Miller

    This book explores textual and visual representations of breast milk and breastfeeding across a range of literary and artistic genres, beginning with Classical mythology, moving through late-antique and medieval gynaecological texts on wet nursing, and ending with late-medieval hagiographical and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Bodies that Birth: Vitalizing Birth Politics book cover

    Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics

    By Rachelle Chadwick

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    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Issues in Aging book cover

    Issues in Aging

    4th Edition

    By Mark Novak

    Issues in Aging combines social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives to present a multifaceted picture of aging. Novak illustrates both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text helps students understand the tremendous variability in aging, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Young, Gifted and Fat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality and Privilege book cover

    Young, Gifted and Fat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality and Privilege

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of ‘performing thin’ – on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing book cover

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management: Beyond Opioids book cover

    The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments book cover

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Disability and Qualitative Inquiry: Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World book cover

    Disability and Qualitative Inquiry

    Methods for Rethinking an Ableist World

    By Ronald J. Berger, Laura S. Lorenz

    This groundbreaking text makes an intervention on behalf of disability studies into the broad field of qualitative inquiry. Ronald Berger and Laura Lorenz introduce readers to a range of issues involved in doing qualitative research on disabilities by bringing together a collection of scholarly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Art History book cover

    Disability and Art History

    Edited by Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie

    This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Youth and Disability: A Challenge to Mr Reasonable book cover

    Youth and Disability

    A Challenge to Mr Reasonable

    By Jenny Slater

    In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ’the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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