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  1. Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality

    Ethnographic Approaches

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book explores the entanglements of gender and power in spiritual practices and analyzes strategies used by spiritual practitioners to attain what to social scientists might seem an impossible goal: creating spiritual communities without creating gendered hierarchies. What strategies do...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible

    By Stuart Macwilliam

    Series: BibleWorld

    The Hebrew Bible offers a metaphor of marriage that portrays men and women as complementary, each with their distinct and 'natural' roles. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible draws on contemporary scholarship to critique this hetero-normativity. The book examines...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears

    By Larissa Sandy

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Love of David and Jonathan

    Ideology, Text, Reception

    By James E. Harding

    Series: BibleWorld

    Were David and Jonathan 'gay' lovers? This very modern question lies behind the recent explosion of studies of the David and Jonathan narrative. Interpreters differ in their assessment of whether 1 and 2 Samuel offer a positive portrayal of a homosexual relationship. Beneath the conflict of...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women in Movement (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminism and Social Action

    By Sheila Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women’s movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of its publication. It describes economic, social and political ideas which have inspired women to organize, not only in Europe and North America, but...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Emerging Lesbian Voices from Japan

    By Sharon Chalmers

    Lesbian Sexuality has remained largely ignored in Japan despite increasing exposure of disadvantaged minority groups, including gay men. This book is the first comprehensive academic exploration of contemporary lesbian sexuality in Japanese society. The author employs an interdisciplinary approach...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social and Gender Inequality in Oman

    The Power of Religious and Political Tradition

    By Khalid M. Al-Azri

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Looking at the social, political and legal changes in Oman since 1970, this book challenges the Islamic and tribal traditional cultural norms relating to marriage, divorce and women’s rights which guide social and legal practice in the modern Omani state. The book argues that despite the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reflecting on Anna Karenina

    By Mary Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy’s troubled relation to the feminine in terms of the fantasies, hopes, and fears that she represents. In Reflecting on Anna Karenina,...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Fascist State of Mind and the Manufacturing of Masculinity

     A psychoanalytic approach

    By Christina Wieland

    The Fascist State of Mind and the Manufacturing of Masculinity: A psychoanalytic approach attempts to describe in psychoanalytic terms the psychological consequences of massive social trauma and national humiliation, and the regression that takes place within the individual under these...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Cultural Politics of Emotion

    2nd Edition

    By Sara Ahmed

    Praise for the first edition "Ahmed's work contributes to cultural studies and rhetorical theory by elaborating a process through which we can approach everyday emotional practices as rich and complex sites interwoven in struggles for social change."--Rachel C. Riedner, JAC What do emotions do?...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge