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  1. Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the...

    Published December 31st 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Next Wave Cultures

    Feminism, Subcultures, Activism

    Edited by Anita Harris

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Whereas once young women’s feminist activism could be easily identified, today this resistance seems obscure, transitory, and disorganized. In Next Wave Cultures, established and emerging scholars provide an interdisciplinary examination of young women’s multilayered lives. This collection...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Caveman Mystique

    Pop-Darwinism and the Debates Over Sex, Violence, and Science

    By Martha McCaughey

    Has evolution made men promiscuous skirt chasers? Pop-Darwinian claims about men's irrepressible heterosexuality have become increasingly common, and increasingly common excuses for men's sexual aggression. The Caveman Mystique traces such claims about the hairier sex through...

    Published October 19th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Rights

    Dilemmas for Feminist Praxis

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Maxine Molyneux

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Since the late 1990s, development institutions have increasingly used the language of rights in their policy and practice. This special issue on feminist perspectives on politics of rights explores the strategies, tensions and challenges associated with ‘rights work’ in a variety of settings....

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Jack Nichols, Gay Pioneer

    “Have You Heard My Message?”

    By J. Louis Campbell III

    One of the founders of the gay and lesbian liberation movement, Jack Nichols was a warrior for gay equality. Recounting his life and work, Jack Nichols, Gay Pioneer: “Have You Heard My Message?” skillfully weaves the story of a man, a movement, and a moment that shaped gay and lesbian history. This...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Judith Butler in Conversation

    Analyzing the Texts and Talk of Everyday Life

    By Bronwyn Davies

    How has Judith Butler’s writing contributed to thought in the Social Sciences and the Humanities? The participants in this project draw on various aspects of Butler’s conceptual work and they question how it has opened up the possibilities of thought in areas of study as diverse as theatre studies,...

    Published August 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  8. What Works With Women Offenders

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, Chris Trotter

    The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who...

    Published August 1st 2007 by Willan

  9. Women and Literacy

    Local and Global Inquiries for a New Century

    Edited by Beth Daniell, Peter Mortensen

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    Path-breaking research on women and literacy in the past decade established conventions and advanced innovative methods that push the making of knowledge into new spheres of inquiry. Taking these accomplishments as a point of departure, this volume emphasizes the diversity—of approaches and...

    Published June 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  10. The World We Have Won

    The Remaking of Erotic and Intimate Life

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    The World We Have Won is a major study of transformations in erotic and intimate life since 1945. We are living in a world of transition, in the midst of a long, unfinished but profound revolution that has transformed the possibilities of living out our sexual diversities. This book provides a...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge