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Forthcoming Gender Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Political Uses of Motherhood in America

    By Cynthia Stavrianos

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    As various contemporary groups use the language of motherhood to advance their political causes, maternal rhetoric has become very visible in the American political discourse of late. Yet while it has long been recognized that women have invoked their political status as mothers to organize and...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Writing as a Feminist

    Edited by Gail Chester, Sigrid Nielsen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change – all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Je, Tu, Nous

    Towards a Culture of Difference

    By Luce Irigaray

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A passionate celebrator of "sexual difference," Luce Irigaray was never simply after the social equality that her generation so publicly demanded. She was seeking more fundamentally a society that celebrated the differences between the genders and their coming together in a union without hierarchy....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

    By Judith Butler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women

    The Reinvention of Nature

    By Donna Haraway

    Simians, Cyborgs and Women is a powerful collection of ten essays written between 1978 and 1989. Although on the surface, simians, cyborgs and women may seem an odd threesome, Haraway describes their profound link as "creatures" which have had a great destabilizing place in Western evolutionary...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bodies That Matter

    On the Discursive Limits of Sex

    By Judith Butler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a brilliant reworking of the body, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sex in Antiquity

    Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World

    Edited by Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson

    Series: Rewriting Antiquity

    Looking at sex and sexuality from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in a variety of media, Sex in Antiquity represents a vibrant picture of the discipline of ancient gender and sexuality studies, showcasing the work of leading international scholars...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Promiscuity of Network Culture

    Queer Theory and Digital Media

    By Robert Payne

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Liking, sharing, friending, going viral: what would it mean to recognize these current modes of media interaction as promiscuous? In a contemporary network culture characterized by a proliferation of new forms of intimate mediated sociality, this book argues that promiscuity is a new standard of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    By Hill Gates

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not...

    To Be Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge