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  1. Queer TV

    Theories, Histories, Politics

    Edited by Glyn Davis, Gary Needham

    How can we queerly theorise and understand television? How can the realms of television studies and queer theory be brought together, in a manner beneficial and productive for both? Queer TV: Theories, Histories, Politics is the first book to explore television in all its scope and complexity –...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Fabric of Cultures

    Fashion, Identity, and Globalization

    Edited by Eugenia Paulicelli, Hazel Clark

    Fashion is both public and private, material and symbolic, always caught within the lived experience and providing an incredible tool to study culture and history. The Fabric of Cultures examines the impact of fashion as a manufacturing industry and as a culture industry that shapes the identities...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies

    By bell hooks

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Movies matter – that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    By Jason Edwards

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick was one of the most significant literary theorists of the last forty years and a key figure in contemporary queer theory. In this engaging and inspiring guide, Jason Edwards: introduces and explains key terms such as affects, the first person, homosocialities, and queer...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge

  6. What a Girl Wants?

    Fantasizing the Reclamation of Self in Postfeminism

    By Diane Negra

    From domestic goddess to desperate housewife, What a Girl Wants? explores the importance and centrality of postfeminism in contemporary popular culture. Focusing on a diverse range of media forms, including film, TV, advertising and journalism, Diane Negra holds up a mirror to the contemporary...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Everyday Life

    By Mary Holmes

    Series: The New Sociology

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Women, Activism and Social Change

    Stretching Boundaries

    Edited by Maja Mikula

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Throughout history, women have participated in and sometimes initiated rebellions to defend the welfare of their family, community, class, race or ethnic group.This volume presents original research on women's activism in Asia, Europe, Australia and Latin America. It explores how women have...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Desire

    A History of European Sexuality

    By Anna Clark

    ‘… the rich range of historical information that Clark weaves into her chapters... makes this ambitious overview of sex in Europe a highly accessible and successful endeavour.’ – Times Higher Education Supplement 'Provides a valuable overview of the history of sexuality in Europe since classical...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Sexuality, Health and Human Rights

    By Sonia Corrêa, Rosalind Petchesky, Richard Parker

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    This new work surveys how rapid changes taking place at the start of the twenty-first century in social, cultural, political and economic domains impact on sexuality, health and human rights. The relationships between men, women and children are changing quickly, as are traditional family...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge