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  1. Geographies of Resistance

    Edited by Michael Keith, Steven Pile

    Until very recently questions of resistance seemed straightforward, addressed in terms of an analysis of power. This book demonstrates how new, radical geographies of resistance emerge, develop and operate. Radical cultural politics, exemplified by the black, feminist and gay liberation, has...

    Published June 19th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Leaky Bodies and Boundaries

    Feminism, Postmodernism and (Bio)ethics

    By Margrit Shildrick

    Drawing on postmodernist analyses, Leaky Bodies and Boundaries presents a feminist investigation into the marginalization of women within western discourse that denies female moral agency and embodiment. With reference to contemporary and historical issues in biomedicine, the book argues that the...

    Published June 19th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Gender Transformations

    By Sylvia Walby

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The answer of course is both. In this lucid and subtle investigation, Sylvia Walby, one of the world's leading authorities on gender shows how undoubted increases in opportunity for women in Europe and America have been accompanid by new forms of inequality. She charts changes in women's employment...

    Published June 19th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Menopause, Me and You

    The Sound of Women Pausing

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Ann M Voda

    Menopause, Me and You will help you put menopause in proper perspective--as a normal and natural developmental process in the lives of women, not as a disorder or state that causes disease. This informative book gives you self-monitoring tools for collecting information and monitoring changes in...

    Published June 18th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Inaccuracies in Children's Testimony

    Memory, Suggestibility, or Obedience to Authority?

    By Letitia C Pallone, Jon'A F Meyer

    Inaccuracies in Children’s Testimony combines the literature on obedience to authority with that on suggestibility to create a third literature. This book examines children’s testimony from several perspectives and gives you insightful suggestions for increasing children’s abilities to testify...

    Published June 16th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Maturity and Modernity

    Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason

    By David Owen

    Maturity and Modernity is the first book to analyze Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault as a tradition of theorising and to chart the development of genealogy as a mode of critique. It provides clear accounts of the main ideas of Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault (as well as a useful Glossary) and...

    Published June 12th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Racism In Europe

    The Challenge For Youth Policy And Youth Work

    Edited by Jan Laurens Hazekamp Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Holland; Keith Popple University of Plymouth.

    This accessible text provides a comparative perspective on racism in Europe as experienced and exhibited by young people. It offers a clear analysis of the causes of racism and nationalism and examines public policies designed to have a positive effect.; This book is intended as a supplementary...

    Published June 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  8. Footbinding, Feminism and Freedom

    The Liberation of Women's Bodies in Modern China

    By Fan Hong

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Through the medium of women's bodies, Fan Hong explores the significance of religious beliefs, cultural codes and political dogmas for gender relations, gender concepts and the human body in an Asian setting....

    Published June 1st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Consuming Geographies

    We Are Where We Eat

    By David Bell, Gill Valentine

    Food occupies a seemingly mundane position in all our lives, yet the ways we think about shopping, cooking and eating are actually intensely reflexive. The daily pick and mix of our eating habits is one way we experience spatial scale. From the relationship of our food intake to our body-shape, to...

    Published May 29th 1997 by Routledge

  10. School-smart and Mother-wise

    Working-Class Women's Identity and Schooling

    By Wendy Luttrell

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    School-smart and Mother-wise illustrates how and why American education disadvantages working-class women when they are children and adults. In it we hear working-class women--black and white, rural and urban, southern and northern--recount their childhood experiences, describing the circumstances...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge