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Forthcoming The Body Books

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  1. Suicide in Sri Lanka

    The Anthropology of an Epidemic

    By Tom Widger

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Why people kill themselves remains an enduring and unanswered question. With a focus on Sri Lanka, a country that for several decades has reported ‘epidemic’ levels of suicidal behaviour, this book develops a unique perspective, linking the causes and meanings of suicidal practices to social...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture

    Edited by lisahunter, Wayne Smith, elke emerald

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The work of French sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Pierre Bourdieu has been influential across a set of cognate disciplines that can be classified as physical culture studies. Concepts such as field, capital, habitus and symbolic violence have been used as theoretical tools by scholars...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Modern Sports in Asia

    Edited by Younghan Cho, Charles Leary

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    "Modern sports" were introduced to Asia in the late nineteenth century as an innovation from the West, concurrently with the development of modern society in Asia. This book traces the historical developments of sporting cultures in Asia in specific local contexts – including Singapore, China,...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Methodologies of Embodiment

    Inscribing Bodies in Qualitative Research

    Edited by Mia Perry, Carmen L. Medina

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    There is an increasing recognition of the significance of the body in research. This edited volume explores the challenges, possibilities, and processes of empirical work in embodiment. Contributors describe the perspectives and contexts of embodied research, and focus on the methodologies and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body

    Edited by Sujata Iyengar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional response, and communally-sanctioned behavior in Shakespeare's literary and material world....

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Psychosocial Studies

    An Introduction

    By Kath Woodward

    There is expanding global interest in the relationship between the psychological and the social. The bringing together of affect, emotion and feeling with social, political and cultural forces offers a creative, innovative and rich set of ways of understanding what Charles Wright Mills called the...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

    Edited by Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Old age is changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, later years are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge