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Forthcoming The Body Books

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  1. Cultural Life Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship

    Moving Beyond Leisure in Isolation

    Edited by Simon Darcy, Jerome F. Singleton

    Disability is a complex multidimensional social construct where the type of disability and the level of support of individuals needs to be considered within leisure provision. In a leisure context, people with a disability often face a multitude of constraints to participation. However, when...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Medical Anthropology in Europe

    Shaping the Field

    Edited by Elisabeth Hsu, Caroline Potter

    This collection brings together three generations of medical anthropologists working at European universities to reflect on past, current and future directions of the field. Medical anthropology emerged on an international playing ground, and while other recently compiled anthologies emphasize...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sports, Religion and Disability

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    This ground-breaking book provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between sports (and leisure), religion and disability. In the shadow of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, at which athletes that were both able-bodied and disabled, provided an extravaganza of sporting...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Embodied Peformance of Gender

    By Jack Migdalek

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Norms of embodied behaviour for males and females, as promoted in mainstream Western public arenas of popular culture and the everyday, continue to work, overtly and covertly, as definitive and restrictive barriers to the realm of possibilities of embodied gender expression and appreciation. They...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psycho Social 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 October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 hugely influential across the 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...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 31st 2014 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Body

    Social and Cultural Dissections

    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive, accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Students will learn about the human body in its social, cultural, and political contexts, with particular emphasis on multiple, contested meanings of the body and...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge