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  1. Resisting Citizenship

    Feminist Essays on Politics, Community, and Democracy

    By Martha A. Ackelsberg

    Political participation in America—supposedly the world’s strongest democracy—is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil...

    Published October 30th 2009 by Routledge

  2. British Women's Cinema

    Edited by Melanie Bell, Melanie Williams

    Series: British Popular Cinema

    British Women’s Cinema examines the place of female-centred films throughout British film history, from silent melodrama and 1940s costume dramas right up to the contemporary British ‘chick flick’....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Women, Girls, and Addiction

    Celebrating the Feminine in Counseling Treatment and Recovery

    By Cynthia A. Briggs, Jennifer L. Pepperell

    Women, Girls, and Addiction is the first book on the efficacy of treatment approaches and interventions that are tailored to working with addicted women, and the first publication of any kind to provide a feminist approach to understanding the experience of addiction from the female perspective.&...

    Published June 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Feminism and the Women's Movement in Malaysia

    An Unsung (R)evolution

    By Maznah Mohamad, Cecilia Ng, tan beng Hui

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Combining both personal and academic insights into the Malaysian women’s movement, this study provides an in-depth account of the multiple struggles of the Malaysian women’s movement, from securing gender equality in a patriarchal society to achieving unity among members of a multi-ethnic society...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Feminist Legal Studies

    Edited by Joanne Conaghan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Law

    A close engagement with law has long been a core dimension of feminist activism. However, it is only since the late twentieth century that a distinct and vital body of academic literature addressing the nature, effects, and limits of that engagement has emerged. In particular, from the 1980s...

    Published January 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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