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Forthcoming The Body Books

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  1. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition.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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    The History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Sugg

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The History and Culture of Breast Milk

    From Greco-Roman Myth to Medieval Mysticism

    By Sarah Alison Miller

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book explores textual and visual representations of breast milk and breastfeeding across a range of literary and artistic genres, beginning with Classical mythology, moving through late-antique and medieval gynaecological texts on wet nursing, and ending with late-medieval hagiographical and...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge