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Forthcoming The Body Books

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  1. Gender, Sex, and Politics

    In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shira Tarrant

    Gender, Sex, and Politics: In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century includes twenty-seven chapters organized into five sections: Gender, Sexuality and Social Control; Pornography; Sex and Social Media; Dating, Desire, and the Politics of Hooking Up; and Issues in Sexual Pleasure...

    To Be Published July 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature

    By Emma Staniland

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book explores texts from across Central and South 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, the author ...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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, intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with...

    To Be Published September 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 body in the context of sport. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study of sport, explains how...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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. This is the first book to examine running and endurance through a...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    Identity Troubles: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging, accessible and critical introduction to theories of identity in the social sciences and humanities. The book explores transformations affecting our personal, professional, cultural, sexual and racial identities – and develops new ideas and...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    This book explores the failure of established institutions to challenge the categorical centrality of ‘Western Man’ to modernity. This failure can be linked to a fundamental tension between the tired assumptions of modernism and the urgent needs of a complex age characterized by eco-crises: a...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. All About Fat

    Teens, Body Image, and Obesity

    Edited by Taylor Nicole

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    All About Fat is the first in-depth, ethnographic account to explore how body image, social status, fat stigma and teasing, food consumption behaviors, and exercise practices intersect in the daily lives of adolescent girls and boys from their perspectives. It is based on nine months of fieldwork...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Criminology of Pleasure

    By Mike McGuire, Simon Hallsworth

    The Criminology of Pleasure offers a new way of thinking about crime and crime control, as it maintains that the very rationale of the criminal justice system lies in the channelling of desire and regulating of pleasure. Criminology has only confronted the importance of the desire/pleasure...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish