Sociology: The Body

  • Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire book cover

    Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire, 1st Edition

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body book cover

    Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    Alongside the general interest in Deleuze’s work within the social sciences, there is a burgeoning body of Deleuzian-inspired works on physical activity mainly within the sociology of sport. This volume provides a comprehensive reading of Deleuze’s rhizomatic philosophy as it pertains to the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sex Work: Theory, Practice, Regulation book cover

    Sex Work

    Theory, Practice, Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Mary Laing

    Sex work research is a growing area of scholarship, which has, especially over the last ten years, diversified from its previous focus on female street-based sex workers to explore a diversity of paid sexual encounters in a multiplicity of spaces, performed and purchased by individuals of varied…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 

  • Body Problems: Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society book cover

    Body Problems

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

    By Ben Agger

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    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 – 2019-05-24 

  • Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perpsectives book cover

    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 Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Social Beings, Future Belongings: Reimagining the Social book cover

    Social Beings, Future Belongings

    Reimagining the Social, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Tsalapatanis, Miranda Bruce, David Bissell, Helen Keane

    Social Beings, Future Belongings is a collection of sociological essays that address an increasingly relevant matter: what does belonging look like in the 21st century? The book critically explores the concept of belonging and how it can respond to contemporary problems in not only the traditional…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Sociological Futures

  • Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement: Singing Through the Mask book cover

    Levinas and the Other in Narratives of Facial Disfigurement

    Singing Through the Mask, 1st Edition

    By Gudrun M. Grabher

    Offering readings of a range of fictional and biographical texts, including work by Richard Selzer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gaston Leroux, Willa Cather, Natalie Kusz and Lucy Grealy, this book examines reactions to facially disfigured people on the basis of Emmanuel Levinas’ ethics of the face.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 

  • Identity (Re)constructions After Brain Injury: Personal and Family Identity book cover

    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 – 2019-05-10 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century book cover

    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 – 2019-05-01 

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Transgender Studies book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Transgender Studies

    1st Edition

    By Lynda Johnston, Petra Doan

    Transgender studies is an umbrella field that brings into focus a range of embodied gender identities that exhibit considerable variance. To date, there has been little published on trans, gender variant and intersex people. This volume rectifies this through exploring the diversity and complexity…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 

  • Disability and Social Representations Theory: The Case of Hearing Loss book cover

    Disability and Social Representations Theory

    The Case of Hearing Loss, 1st Edition

    By Vinaya Manchaiah, Berth Danermark, Per Germundsson, Pierre Ratinaud

    Disability and Social Representations Theory provides theoretical and methodological knowledge to uncover the public perception of disabilities. Over the last decade, there has been a significant shift from body to environment and the relation between the two when understanding the phenomenon of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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