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  1. Feminism Is for Everybody

    Passionate Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their...

    Published September 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Unmasking Masculinity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Autobiography

    By David Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this detailed investigation of ‘masculine’ gendered identity, first published in 1990, David Jackson uses his own personal history to look at the specific ways in which men become ‘masculine’. In doing so he examines, but also offers some positive challenges to, the assumed qualities and values...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge