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New and Published Books

  1. Gender and Psychology

    Edited by Vivien Burr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Nearly forty years after the passage of the Sex Discrimination and the Equal Pay Acts in the UK, and after similar legislative and judicial interventions in other jurisdictions around the world, women and men are still – by and large – following traditionally gendered educational and work careers....

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ain't I a Woman

    Black Women and Feminism, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Theory

    From Margin to Center, 3rd Edition

    By bell hooks

    When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book...

    Published September 18th 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. The Politics of Gender

    A Survey

    Edited by Yoke-Lian Lee

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of Gender: A Survey offers information and analysis of this multidisciplinary topic from a variety of perspectives, giving a thorough overview. This unbiased survey is of interest to students, academics, business people and general researchers. Essay chapters written by experts in the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents

    An Interdisciplinary Discussion

    Edited by Jack Drescher, William Byne

    Extremely gender variant children and adolescents (minors), increasingly referred to as 'trans' or 'transgender children,' are small in number. In recent years, their situation has become highly sensationalized, whilst the matter of how to best treat them remains an area of controversy. A growing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Vera Mackie

    This collection brings together cutting-edge work by established and emerging scholars focusing on key societies in the East Asian region: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, North and South Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. This scope enables the collection to reflect on the nature of the transformations...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women, Policing, and Male Violence (Routledge Revivals)

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Jalna Hanmer, Jill Radford, Elizabeth Stanko

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this book focuses on the policing of male violence against women. It is an issue that has been criticised substantially in the past, and the book shows how even police themselves have sometimes admitted that women have received inadequate treatment. The book includes...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 20th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender and Psychology
    Edited by Vivien Burr
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  2. Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism, 2nd Edition
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  3. Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics, 2nd Edition
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  4. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center, 3rd Edition
    By bell hooks
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  5. Suffer and Be Still (Routledge Revivals): Women in the Victorian Age
    Edited by Martha Vicinus
    To Be Published October 7th 2014

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