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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 66 new and published books in the subject of The Body — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Transgender Studies Reader 2

    Edited by Susan Stryker, Aren Aizura

    Over the past twenty years, transgender studies has emerged as a vibrant field of interdisciplinary scholarship. In 2006, Routledge’s The Transgender Studies Reader brought together the first definitive collection of the field. Since its publication, the field has seen an explosion of new work that...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Zahia Smail Salhi

    The images of women in chadors or burqas as contrasted with images of belly dancers which circulate today as representations of Muslim/Middle Eastern women do not fluctuate from the images propagated by Orientalist paintings and colonial photographs which also offer contrasting representations of...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Images

    Screens, affect, futures

    By Rebecca Coleman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Contemporary social and cultural life is increasingly organised around a logic of self-transformation, where changing the body is seen as key. Transforming Images examines how the future functions within this transformative logic to indicate the potential of a materially better time. The book...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and...

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Reflections on Process Sociology and Sport

    'Walking the Line'

    By Joseph Maguire

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The book focuses on the distinctive contribution that Joseph Maguire has made to process sociology and the study of sport. Maguire’s work over the past three decades highlights how process sociology has a unique perspective on the relationship between sport, culture and society, and to the body,...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Human Sex Trafficking

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Disability

    Bodies, Senses, and Things

    By Michael Schillmeier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    This text is a critical and empirically-based introduction to disability studies. It offers a comprehensive, book-length analysis of disability through the lens of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and presents a practice-oriented discussion of how bodies, senses and things are linked in...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sexuality, Gender and Power

    Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives

    Edited by Anna G. Jónasdóttir, Valerie Bryson, Kathleen B. Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Bringing together essays by a distinguished international group of leading and emerging scholars of sexuality and gender, this stimulating and accessible collection explores a range of theoretical and "real world" perspectives current in the field. Treating these approaches as complementary,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Overcoming Objectification

    A Carnal Ethics

    By Ann J. Cahill

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Objectification is a foundational concept in feminist theory, used to analyze such disparate social phenomena as sex work, representation of women's bodies, and sexual harassment. However, there has been an increasing trend among scholars of rejecting and re-evaluating the philosophical assumptions...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge