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Forthcoming The Body Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey

    Edited by Ron Suresha

    The books commonly known as the Kinsey Report were Dr Alfred C. Kinsey’s monumental scientific publishing achievement in 1948, often compared to the atomic bomb for its impact on the American public. On the sexagennial anniversary of the publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, this...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

    Edited by Wayne Dynes

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

    First published in 1990, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality brings together a collection of outstanding articles that were, at the time of this book’s original publication, classic, pioneering, and recent. Together, the two volumes provide scholarship on male and female homosexuality and bisexuality...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Methodologies of Embodiment

    Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen Liliana Medina

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This volume is dedicated to exploring and exposing the challenges, the possibilities, and the processes of empirical work in embodiment. Grounded in qualitative inquiry in the humanities and social sciences, the chapters describe perspectives and contexts of embodied research, but focus on the...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Global Beauty Industry

    Colorism, Racism, and the National Body

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    The Global Beauty Industry is an interdisciplinary text that uses beauty to explore topics of gender, race, class, colorism, nation, bodies, multiculturalism, transnationalism, and intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Senses and Citizenships

    Embodying Political Life

    Edited by Susanna Trnka, Christine Dureau, Julie Park

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    What does disgust have to do with citizenship? How might pain and pleasure, movement, taste, sound and smell be configured as aspects of national belonging? Senses and Citizenships: Embodying Political Life examines the intersections between sensory phenomena and national and supra-national forms...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book explores six texts from across Spanish America in which the coming-of-age story ('Bildungsroman') offers a critique of gendered selfhood as experienced in the region’s socio-cultural contexts. Looking at a range of novels from the late twentieth century, Staniland explores thematic...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Evolution

    Why it Matters for Contemporary Life

    By Rosemary L. Hopcroft

    Offering new research and analysis on the relation between gender and evolution, this book explains conflict between the sexes and the frequent emergence and stubborn continuation of patriarchal regimes that serve to control the behavior of women in societies around the world, both past and present...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    These are turbulent times, a transformative world of both pervasive identity reinvention and identity crisis. The global electronic economy, digital worlds, vast mobilities, biotechnologies and the posthuman: the pervasive institutional features of contemporary societies are generating a...

    To Be Published November 9th 2015 by Routledge