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New and Published Books

  1. 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....

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Queerying Families of Origin

    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    This book provides an original insight into how families of origin of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) people are involved in negotiating meanings and experiences of sexuality and intimacy, an underexplored dimension of queer family life. Delving into the perspectives of families of...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Challenges

    Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Carole Pateman, Elizabeth Grosz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Feminist Challenges, new and established scholars demonstrate the application of feminism in a range of academic disciplines including history, philosophy, politics, and sociology. As Carole Pateman notes in her introduction, ‘all the contributors raise some extremely far-reaching questions...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bisexuality and Queer Theory

    Intersections, Connections and Challenges

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio

    According to David Halperin, sexuality in our time is typified by a "crisis in contemporary sexual definition". What is sexuality? What does it mean to have a sexual identity or orientation? What is the relationship between sexuality as a knowledge construct, on one hand, and the often messy flows...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C.

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Feminist Experiences (RLE Feminist Theory)

    The Women's Movement in Four Cultures

    By Susan Bassnett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    The Women’s Movement is usually referred to as if it were a constant, global phenomenon. There are women’s movements in Europe, North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, India, Japan and Australia, and many women and men assume that they are regional manifestations of the same thing, and...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Coming to Terms (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism, Theory, Politics

    By Elizabeth Weed

    For over a decade, feminist studies have occupied an extraordinary position in the United States. On the one hand, they have contributed to the development of a strong ‘identity’ politics; on the other, they have been part of the post-structuralist critique of the unified subject – its experience,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge