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  1. Ontology of Sex

    By Carrie Hull

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Poststructuralism, particularly through the writings of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, has achieved remarkable success in challenging our belief in natural sex categories and instincts. Here, Carrie Hull endorses the progressive ideals of poststructuralism while demonstrating the superiority of...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Women, Men and News

    Divided and Disconnected in the News Media Landscape

    By Paula Poindexter, Sharon Meraz, Amy Schmitz Weiss

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This multi-authored scholarly volume explores the divide between men and women in their consumption of news media, looking at how the sexes read and use news, historically and currently, how they use technology to access their news, and how today’s news pertains to and is used by women. The volume...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Sexual Politics of Time

    Confession, Nostalgia, Memory

    By Susannah Radstone

    Looking at a diverse range of texts including Marilyn French's The Women's Room, Philip Roth's Patrimony, the writings of Walter Benjamin and Fredric Jameson, and films such as Cinema Paradiso, Susannah Radstone argues that though time has been foregrounded in theories of postmodernism, those...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Sexuality in Islam

    By Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Originally published in 1985. Beginning with the Qur’an, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba confronts the question of male supremacy in Islam, and the strict separation of the masculine and the feminine. He gives an account of purification practices, of Islamic attitudes towards homosexuality, concubinage, legal...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. A History of Egypt

    In the Middle Ages

    By Stanley Lane-Poole

    When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in a continuous narrative apart from the general history of the Muslim caliphate....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. French Feminists

    Edited by Jennifer Hansen, Ann Cahill

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    Although at times criticized for its philosophical density, French cultural theory remains a flourishing, if highly contested, area of academic study. Four feminist thinkers in this tradition continue to be especially prominent: Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, and Luce Irigaray....

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Irigaray for Architects

    By Peg Rawes

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Specifically for architects, the third title in the Thinkers for Architects series examines the relevance of Luce Irigaray’s work for architecture. Eight thematic chapters explore the bodily, spatio-temporal, political and cultural value of her ideas for making, discussing and experiencing...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Sublime, Terror and Human Difference

    By Christine Battersby

    Christine Battersby is a leading thinker in the field of philosophy, gender studies and visual and literary aesthetics. In this important new work, she undertakes an exploration of the nature of the sublime, one of the most important topics in contemporary debates about modernity, politics and art....

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Queer Economics

    A Reader

    Edited by Joyce Jacobsen, Adam Zeller

    An important new book, bringing together into one volume many of the salient early articles in the field as well as important recent contributions, this reader is an examination of and response to the effects of heteronormativity on both economic outcomes and economics as a discipline. The first...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge