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  1. Fat

    By Deborah Lupton

    Series: Shortcuts

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Global Sexualities

    New Frontiers

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Paul Boyce, Henrietta L Moore, Richard Parker

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Over the course of the past thirty years, there has been an explosion of work on sexuality, both conceptually and methodologically. From a relatively limited, specialist field, the study of sexuality has expanded across a wide range of social sciences. Yet as the field has grown, it has become...

    Published June 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Marriage

    New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Katharine Charsley

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Marriages spanning borders are not a new phenomenon, but occur with increasing frequency and contribute substantially to international mobility and transnational engagement. Perhaps because such migration has often been treated as ‘secondary’ to labor migration, marriage has until recent years been...

    Published June 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Male Homosexualities

    Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities amongst Chinese gay men. It provides a sociological account of masculinity, desire, sexuality, identity and citizenship in contemporary Chinese societies, and within the constellation of global culture. Kong...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on...

    Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Subalternity and Difference

    Investigations from the North and the South

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on the idea of difference as a marker of subalternity, this book looks at the ways in which ordinary citizens have sought to present and identify themselves in ways that defy the conventional categorisations of governments and historical experience. Inspired particularly by questions...

    Published January 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story

    By Mary Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Diasporic Journeys, Ritual, and Normativity among Asian Migrant Women

    Edited by Pnina Werbner, Mark Johnson

    The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge