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  1. Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment

    Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts

    By Dale C. Spencer

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes (punches, kicks, elbows and knees) as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Emergent Writing Methodologies in Feminist Studies

    Edited by Mona Livholts

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Contemporary challenges for seeking new knowledge in feminist studies are intimately intertwined with methodological renewal that promotes justice and equality in changing global contexts. Written by some of the leading scholars in their fields, this edited collection focuses on the emergence of...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Trauma, Dissociation and Health

    Casual Mechanisms and Multidimensional Pathways

    Edited by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Bridget Klest

    This book explores the impact of trauma and dissociation on physical health throughout the lifespan. Important chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and chronic pain, are examined. In addition, trauma in childbearing women is considering, specifically examining the short- and long-term...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Imagining Masculinities

    Spatial and Temporal Representation and Visual Culture

    By Katarzyna Kosmala

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    This book examines the intersections between debates in critical studies of men and masculinities and debates on visual representation, investigating representations of men and masculinities in contemporary culture and examples of visual art that deconstruct those representations. It attends to...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. New Directions in Social Theory, Education and Embodiment

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies

    This book exemplifies the nurturing spirit of inter-discursive debate with a view to opening up new theoretical and empirical insights, understanding, and engagement, with debates on issues relating to pedagogy, policy, equity and embodiment. From a variety of social science perspectives, an...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. ‘Manufactured’ Masculinity

    Making Imperial Manliness, Morality and Militarism

    By J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    'Manufactured' Masculinity should be considered essential reading for scholars in the humanities and social sciences at every level and in all parts of the academic world. It weaves together brilliantly the elements of the 'manufacture' of masculinity in the period world-famous 'public' school...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Changing Gay Male Identities

    By Andrew J. Cooper

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the world changes, so sexual identities are changing. In a context of globalisation, mass communication and technological advances, individuals find themselves able to make lifestyle choices in new and different ways. In this increasingly confusing world, sociologists have argued that identities...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Creating Sanctuary

    Toward the Evolution of Sane Societies, Revised Edition

    By Sandra L Bloom

    Creating Sanctuary is a description of a hospital-based program to treat adults who had been abused as children and the revolutionary knowledge about trauma and adversity that the program was based upon. This book focuses on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of trauma. Fifteen years...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge