Sociology: The Body

  • The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Crawford, Brian Brown, Andrea Charise

    The health humanities is a rapidly rising field, advancing an inclusive, democratizing, activist, applied, critical and culturally diverse approach to delivering health and wellbeing through the arts and humanities. It has generated new kinds of interdisciplinary research, knowledge and communities…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Thinness Online: The Cultural Politics of Pro-anorexia book cover

    Negotiating Thinness Online

    The Cultural Politics of Pro-anorexia, 1st Edition

    By Gemma Cobb

    This book interrogates the thin ideal in pro-anorexia online spaces and the way in which it operates on a continuum with everyday discourses around thinness. Since their inception in the late the twentieth century, pro-anorexia online spaces have courted controversy: they have been vilified by the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Gender, Bodies and Transformation

  • Early Motherhood in Digital Societies: Ideals, anxieties and ties of the perinatal book cover

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies

    Ideals, anxieties and ties of the perinatal, 1st Edition

    By Ranjana Das

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability: Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory book cover

    Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in 4 countries- Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement book cover

    Creating Future People

    The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Anomaly

    Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearances, and immune systems.  It deftly explains the science of gene editing and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Disability Studies book cover

    Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, John Derby

    This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Interactional Justice: The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty book cover

    Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores the accomplishment of loyalty by focusing on defence lawyers’ work in the emotionally and interactionally constraining situation of the criminal trial. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes and interviews with lawyers, this sociological study brings their…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage book cover

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage

    1st Edition

    By Eero Laine

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage examines professional wrestling as a century-old, theatrical form that spans from its local places of performance to circulate as a popular, global product. Professional wrestling has all the trappings of sport, but is, at its core, a theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Love as a Collective Action: Latin America, Emotions and Interstitial Practices book cover

    Love as a Collective Action

    Latin America, Emotions and Interstitial Practices, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Scribano

    This book makes evident how love, as an interstitial practice, produces a set of collective practices and how, through a mapping of these practices, it is possible to observe the connection between the politics of sensibilities and social conflict. The book provides – in the face of a global…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • The Routledge Companion to Motherhood book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Motherhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn O'Brien Hallstein, Andrea O'Reilly, Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

    Interdisciplinary and intersectional in emphasis, the Routledge Companion to Motherhood brings together essays on current intellectual themes, issues, and debates, while also creating a foundation for future scholarship and study as the field of Motherhood Studies continues to develop globally.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Berghs, Tsitsi Chataika, Yahya El-Lahib, Kudakwashe Dube

    The onslaught of neoliberalism, austerity measures and cuts, impact of climate change, protracted conflicts and ongoing refugee crisis, rise of far right and populist movements have all negatively impacted on disability. Yet, disabled people and their allies are fighting back and we urgently need…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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