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Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art Women, Agency, and the Trojan War by Anthony F. Mangieri Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art Women, Agency, and the Trojan War

The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Political Battle of the Sexes Exploring the Sources of Gender Gaps in Policy Preferences by Leslie A. Caughell The Political Battle of the Sexes Exploring the Sources of Gender Gaps in Policy Preferences

This book examines the causes and consequences of gender gaps in policy preferences in the United States. While explaining the causes of gender gaps requires drawing from a wide array of fields, ranging from biology to economics, understanding their origins...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Sexual Paradox Troubled Boys, Gifted Girls and the Real Difference Between the Sexes by Susan Pinker The Sexual Paradox Troubled Boys, Gifted Girls and the Real Difference Between the Sexes

Why do girls do increasingly well at school, yet men still dominate senior positions in adult life? In this provocative and original book, Susan Pinker examines how fundamental gender differences play out at school and at work.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Lou Sullivan Diaries (1970-1980) and Theories of Sexual Embodiment Making Sense of Sensing by Lanei M. Rodemeyer Lou Sullivan Diaries (1970-1980) and Theories of Sexual Embodiment Making Sense of Sensing

This book highlights the intersection between theory and lived experience, academic description and personal narrative of Lou Sullivan-born Sheila Sullivan in 1951. Sullivan puzzled in his diaries over the conundrum of his desire to transition from female to male in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2017

How to Understand Your Gender A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are by Meg John Barker, Alex Iantaffi How to Understand Your Gender A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are
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This helpful guide presents ways we can all better understand gender, and how people can change and express their gender identity. Considering biological and cultural understandings of gender, gender expression, and relationships and sexuality, this is an excellent starting point...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Getting to Church Narratives of Gender and Joining by Sally K. Gallagher Getting to Church Narratives of Gender and Joining

Drawing on extensive field work, personal interviews and focus groups in mainline, evangelical, and eastern Orthodox churches, Sally Gallagher examines what it is that draws women and men differently into different types of congregations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Gender, Sexuality, and Diaspora by Fataneh Farahani Gender, Sexuality, and Diaspora

This work argues that diaspora cannot stand as an epistemological category of analysis, separated and distinct from the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Through narrative analysis along with gendered understanding of the reasons, processes and consequences of displacement...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Making Sense of Parenthood Caring, Gender and Family Lives by Tina (Oxford Brookes University) Miller Making Sense of Parenthood Caring, Gender and Family Lives

Traces and theorises the processes of caring, paid work and 'gatekeeping' as parents negotiate these intensified and gendered domains.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Making Sense of Parenthood Caring, Gender and Family Lives by Tina (Oxford Brookes University) Miller Making Sense of Parenthood Caring, Gender and Family Lives

Traces and theorises the processes of caring, paid work and 'gatekeeping' as parents negotiate these intensified and gendered domains.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective The Homophobic Argument by Christina von Braun National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective The Homophobic Argument

Modern identity politics around the world are gendered and sexualized in multiple ways. Constructions of the imagined collective 'self' often contain references to a heteronormative order, whereas relevant internal or external 'others' are often felt to deviate from this order...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Memory, Meaning, and Resistance Reflecting on Oral History and Women at the Margins by Fran Leeper Buss Memory, Meaning, and Resistance Reflecting on Oral History and Women at the Margins

Fran Leeper Buss, a former welfare recipient who became a pioneer in the field of oral history, has for forty years dedicated herself to the goal of collecting the stories of marginal and working-class US women. Memory, Meaning, and Resistance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

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Not Straight from Germany Sexual Publics and Sexual Citizenship Since Magnus Hirschfeld by Michael Thomas Taylor Not Straight from Germany Sexual Publics and Sexual Citizenship Since Magnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld's Institute for Sexual Science was founded in Berlin in 1919 as a place of research, political advocacy, counselling, and public education. It was destroyed in 1933 as the first target of the Nazi book burnings. Not Straight from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Sexuality and Citizenship by Diane Richardson Sexuality and Citizenship

Sexual citizenship has become a key concept in the social sciences. It describes the rights and responsibilities of citizens in sexual and intimate life, including debates over equal marriage and women's human rights, as well as shaping thinking about citizenship...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Sexuality and Citizenship by Diane Richardson Sexuality and Citizenship

Sexual citizenship has become a key concept in the social sciences. It describes the rights and responsibilities of citizens in sexual and intimate life, including debates over equal marriage and women's human rights, as well as shaping thinking about citizenship...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Gendering of Inequalities: Women, Men and Work by Jane Jenson The Gendering of Inequalities: Women, Men and Work

This was first published in 2000: This work is founded on the premise that many analyses of economic restructuring and of gender relations fail to recognize two things. First, the situation facing women is different from that of the 1960s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Engendering Psychology Women and Gender Revisited by Florence Denmark Engendering Psychology Women and Gender Revisited

Engendering Psychology's treatment of issues is based solidly on scientific evidence and presented in a balanced manner. The text combines a developmental and topical approach. Denmark, Rabinowitz, and Sechzer explore the concept of gender as a social construction across the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Multinational Maids Stepwise Migration in a Global Labor Market by Anju Mary Paul Multinational Maids Stepwise Migration in a Global Labor Market

Explores how global markets, middlemen and destination aspirations drive the 'stepwise migrations' of Filipino and Indonesian migrant domestic workers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Gender Panic, Gender Policy by Vasilikie P. Demos Gender Panic, Gender Policy

Using diverse theories and methods including analysis of on-line data, feminist critical discourse, fieldwork, grounded theory, and queer theory, this volume explores gender panic and policy in the United States and beyond.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency by Aidan Smith Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Women and Politics A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality by Barbara (Northern Illinois University, USA) Burrell Women and Politics A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality
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Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Women and Politics A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality by Barbara (Northern Illinois University, USA) Burrell Women and Politics A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality
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Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Masculinity, Labour, and Neoliberalism Working-Class Men in International Perspective by Charlie Walker Masculinity, Labour, and Neoliberalism Working-Class Men in International Perspective

This book explores the ways in which neoliberal capitalism has reshaped the lives of working-class men around the world. It focuses on the effects of employment change and of new forms of governmentality on men's experiences of both public and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Water Security Across the Gender Divide by Christiane Frohlich Water Security Across the Gender Divide

This book examines water security as a prime example of how the economic, socio-cultural and political-normative systems that regulate access to water reflect the evolving and gendered power relations between different societal groups. Access to water is characterized by inequalities:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Internet Sex Work Beyond the Gaze by Teela Sanders, Jane Scoular, Rosie Campbell, Jane Pitcher Internet Sex Work Beyond the Gaze
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This book takes readers behind the screen to uncover how digital technologies have affected the UK sex industry. The authors use extensive new datasets to explore the working practices, safety and regulation of the sex industry, for female, male and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

(En)Gendering Taiwan The Rise of Taiwanese Feminism by Ya-chen Chen (En)Gendering Taiwan The Rise of Taiwanese Feminism

This book highlights the diversity and richness of non-Mainland China and Taiwan-oriented gender issues from a unique Taiwanese perspective, in contrast to previous studies that have often placed Taiwanese gender issues under the huge umbrella of Mainland Chinese, Communist Chinese,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Acting for Others Relational Transformations in Papua New Guinea by Pascale Bonnemere, Marilyn Strathern Acting for Others Relational Transformations in Papua New Guinea
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For the Ankave of Papua New Guinea, men, unlike women, do not reach adulthood and become fathers simply by growing up and reproducing. What fathers and by extension, men actually are is a result of a series of relational transformations,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Single, Gay, Christian A Personal Journey of Faith and Sexual Identity by Gregory Coles Single, Gay, Christian A Personal Journey of Faith and Sexual Identity


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Trans Dilemmas Living in Australia's Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities by Stephen Kerry Trans Dilemmas Living in Australia's Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia's Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

The Fantasy of Individuality On The Sociohistorical Construction Of the Modern Subject by Almudena Hernando The Fantasy of Individuality On The Sociohistorical Construction Of the Modern Subject

This volume is a step in fleshing out the historical reasons for gender inequality from the origins of humankind to present times in the Western world. It argues that despite much critique during the last two decades, gender identities are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew T Walker God and the Transgender Debate


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film Gynaehorror by Erin Harrington Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film Gynaehorror

Women occupy a privileged place in horror film. Horror is a space of entertainment and excitement, of terror and dread, and one that relishes in the complexities that arise when boundaries - of taste, of bodies, of reason - are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Man-Made Woman The Dialectics of Cross-Dressing by Ciara Colin Cremin Man-Made Woman The Dialectics of Cross-Dressing

An auto-ethnography of cross-dressing, framed by Marxism and psychoanalytic theory
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Ashgate Research Companion to Queer Theory by Noreen Giffney The Ashgate Research Companion to Queer Theory

This interdisciplinary volume of thirty original essays engages with four key concerns of queer theoretical work - identity, discourse, normativity and relationality. A combination of distinguished and emerging scholars from a wide range of international locations, put the terms 'queer'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Actors, Institutions, and the Making of EU Gender Equality Programs by Petra Ahrens Actors, Institutions, and the Making of EU Gender Equality Programs

This book is an actor-centred sociological study of the EU-level processes that produce gender equality policy. Based on interviews and documentary analysis, the study unpacks the process of the Roadmap for Equality between Women and Men 2006-2010 to explain the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Queer Futures Reconsidering Ethics, Activism, and the Political by Eveline Kilian Queer Futures Reconsidering Ethics, Activism, and the Political

Following debates surrounding the anti-social turn in queer theory in recent years, there has been a renewed interest in the role of activism, the limits of the political, and the question of normativity and ethics. Queer Futures engages with these...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Anti-Gender Campaigns in Europe Mobilizing against Equality by Dr David Paternotte Anti-Gender Campaigns in Europe Mobilizing against Equality

This edited collection offers a transnational and comparative approach to understanding anti-gender mobilizations in Europe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Gender of Crime by Assistant Professor Dana M. Britton, Shannon K. Jacobsen, Grace E. Howard The Gender of Crime
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The Gender of Crime introduces readers to how gender shapes our understanding of every aspect of crime. The second edition includes analysis of LGBTQ issues, gender and crime on college campuses, and discussions of how police officers handle gendered crime....
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

The Gender of Crime by Assistant Professor Dana M. Britton, Shannon K. Jacobsen, Grace E. Howard The Gender of Crime
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The Gender of Crime introduces readers to how gender shapes our understanding of every aspect of crime. The second edition includes analysis of LGBTQ issues, gender and crime on college campuses, and discussions of how police officers handle gendered crime....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Southern Women by Caroline M. Dillman Southern Women

First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Routledge History Handbook of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military by Kara Dixon Vuic The Routledge History Handbook of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the US Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Profit and Pleasure Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism by Rosemary Hennessy Profit and Pleasure Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism

Revised edition of the author's Profit and pleasure, 2000.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

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