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New and Published Books

  1. Gender Hurts

    A Feminist Analysis of the Politics of Transgenderism

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    It is only recently that transgenderism has been accepted as a disorder for which treatment is available. In the 1990s, a political movement of transgender activism coalesced to campaign for transgender rights. Considerable social, political and legal changes are occurring in response and there is...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pope, Homer, and Manliness

    Some Aspects of Eighteenth Century Classical Learning

    By Carolyn D. Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Homer

    The author here reassesses the concept of ‘masculinity’, and argues that it cannot be seen as an absolute standard, but only as the product of perpetual conflict between competing and unstable models. The argument is sustained by a close reading of the problematic conflict between gendered values...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Horned God (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Men as Wounding and Healing

    By John Rowan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This original and pioneering study of how men relate to feminism will appeal to all men who are concerned about their response to the women’s movement and to the women in their lives. It will also be helpful for women seeking a constructive response from men. John Rowan, drawing on his personal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mary Wollstonecraft

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Janet Todd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    First published in 1976, this was the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of Mary Wollstonecraft’s works and most of the critical and biographical comments on her in English written between 1788 and 1975. It is designed both as a research tool for scholars and students and as a revelation of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sex and Class in Women's History

    Essays from Feminist Studies

    Edited by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan, Judith R. Walkowitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the developments which have taken place – in the types of questions asked, the methodologies employed, and the scope and sophistication of the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Problems for Feminist Criticism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Edited by Sally Minogue

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminist criticism has come a long way in the last twenty years. Its development has been rapid, its snowball progress picking up elements of structuralism, deconstruction and psychoanalytic criticism; just as rapidly it has been shedding its own early theories and methodologies. Now it is a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tearing the Veil (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Essays on Femininity

    Edited by Susan Lipschitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This a collection of essays about women, by women, which examine the production of femininity within a patriarchal society. The essays show that characteristics generally considered to be ‘feminine’ are in fact cultural constructions within a patriarchal order. The patriarchal culture is taken by...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Liberation of Women (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Study of Patriarchy and Capitalism

    Edited by Roberta Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    In The Liberation of Women, Roberta Hamilton explores two of the key questions that have been systematically raised by the Women’s Liberation Movement: why have women occupied a subordinate position in society and how can the variation in the forms and intensity of their exploitation and oppression...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge