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New and Published Books

  1. Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    By Tison Pugh

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interpreting the Maternal Organization

    Edited by Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has been an increasing interest in emotion in organizations, in diversity, ethics, care and the ubiquitous pursuit of quality. These concerns, however, have consistently been reduced to issues of management and regulation. There is now a growing need to...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Perspectives on Feminist Political Thought in European History

    From the Middle Ages to the Present

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Siep Stuurman

    Spanning six centuries of political thought in European history, this book puts the ideas of thinkers from Christine de Pizan to Simone de Beauvoir in the broader contexts of their time. This intriguing collection of essays shows that feminism is not a varient of modern radical discourse but a mode...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Body and Everyday Life

    By Helen Thomas

    Series: The New Sociology

    In recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in the contemporary social study of the body which has raised important theoretical and methodological questions regarding traditional social and cultural analysis. It has also generated corporeal theories that highlight the fluid, shifting,...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Risk

    Second Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    Series: Key Ideas

    Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and cultural theory, devoting a chapter to each one. These approaches were first identified and described by Deborah Lupton in the...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents

    An Interdisciplinary Discussion

    Edited by Jack Drescher, William Byne

    Extremely gender variant children and adolescents (minors), increasingly referred to as 'trans' or 'transgender children,' are small in number. In recent years, their situation has become highly sensationalized, whilst the matter of how to best treat them remains an area of controversy. A growing...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender: The Key Concepts

    Edited by Mary Evans, Carolyn Williams

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Heterosexuality in Theory and Practice

    By Chris Beasley, Heather Brook, Mary Holmes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    This book explores heterosexualities in their complex and everyday expressions. It engages with theories about the intersection of sexuality with other markers of difference, and gender in particular. The outcome will productively upset equations of heterosexuality with heteronormativity and...

    Published June 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

    Psychoanalysis and Masculinity

    By Donald Moss

    Images and ideas associated with masculinity are forever in flux. In this book, Donald Moss addresses the never-ending effort of men—regardless of sexual orientation—to shape themselves in relation to the unstable notion of masculinity. Part 1 looks at the lifelong labor faced by boys and men of...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Studies

    A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing

    By Nina Lykke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    In this book, feminist scholar Nina Lykke highlights current issues in feminist theory, epistemology and methodology. Combining introductory overviews with cutting-edge reflections, Lykke focuses on analytical approaches to gendered power differentials intersecting with other processes of social in...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge