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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Coming to Terms (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism, Theory, Politics

    By Elizabeth Weed

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    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

  7. Ethics and Human Reproduction (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Feminist Analysis

    By Christine Overall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    In Ethics and Human Reproduction, Christine Overall blends feminist theory and philosophical expertise to provide a coherent analysis of a range of moral questions and social policy issues pertaining to human reproduction and the new reproductive technologies. Topics covered include: sex...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Feminism for Girls (RLE Feminist Theory)

    An Adventure Story

    Edited by Angela McRobbie, Trisha McCabe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminism for Girls presents feminist perspectives on aspects of adolescence which have been chosen for their special relevance to the lives and experiences of girls and young women today. Illustrated throughout, chapters cover themes and topics which include romance and sexuality, girls’ magazines,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sexual Orientation at Work

    Contemporary Issues and Perspectives

    Edited by Fiona Colgan, Nick Rumens

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Sexual Orientation at Work: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives brings together contemporary international research on sexual orientation and draws out its implications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and heterosexual employees and managers. It provides new empirical and theoretical...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Feminism's Queer Temporalities
    By Sam McBean
    To Be Published August 5th 2015
  2. In Other Words (RLE Feminist Theory): Writing as a Feminist
    Edited by Gail Chester, Sigrid Nielsen
    To Be Published August 17th 2015
  3. Sexuality & Ageing
    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Peggy J. Kleinplatz
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  4. Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015
  5. On the Way to Myself: Communications to a Friend
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015

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