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  1. Hard Knocks

    Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling

    By Janice Haaken

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This book draws on interviews carried out over a period of eight years, as well as novels, films, and domestic violence literature, to explain the role of storytelling in the history of the battered women’s movement. The author shows how cultural contexts shape how stories about domestic abuse get...

    Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. LGBT Identity and Online New Media

    Edited by Christopher Pullen, Margaret Cooper

    LGBT Identity and Online New Media examines constructions of LGBT identity within new media. The contributors consider the effects, issues, influences, benefits and disadvantages of these new media phenomena with respect to the construction of LGBT identities. A wide range of mainstream and...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Revolution in Literacy

    Women's Bookstores in the United States

    By Junko Onosaka

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This book examines the history of women's bookstores in the US from the 1970s to the 1990s. It establishes that women's bookstores played an important role in feminism by enabling the dissemination of women's voices and thereby helping to sustain and enrich the women's movement. They improved...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy of Love, Sex, and Marriage

    An Introduction

    By Raja Halwani

    How is love different from lust or infatuation? Do love and marriage really go together “like a horse and carriage”? Does sex have any necessary connection to either? And how important are love, sex, and marriage to a well-lived life? In this lively, lucid, and comprehensive...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Female Prostitution in Costa Rica

    Historical Perspectives, 1880-1930

    By Anne Hayes

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book analyzes the development of female prostitution in the Pacific port of Puntarenas, Costa Rica during the advanced stage of the coffee exporting economy (1880-1930), at the height of the consolidation of the liberal state. Hayes argues that prostitution in the port differed from that of...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Poverty Capital

    Microfinance and the Making of Development

    By Ananya Roy

    Winner of the 2011 Paul Davidoff award! This is a book about poverty but it does not study the poor and the powerless; instead it studies those who manage poverty. It sheds light on how powerful institutions control "capital," or circuits of profit and investment, as well as "truth," or...

    Published March 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Love or greatness (Routledge Revivals)

    Max Weber and masculine thinking

    By Roslyn Wallach Bologh

    This work, first published in 1990, reissues the first thorough examination of the essentially masculine nature of Max Weber's social and political thinking. Through a detailed examination of his central texts, the author demonstrates Weber's masculine reading of 'social life' and shows how his...

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Recreating Sexual Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Men, Feminism and Politics

    By Victor Seidler

    This thought-provoking book, first published in 1991, examines sexual politics in a world which is being radically changed by the challenges of feminism. Seidler explores how men have responded to feminism, and the contradictory feelings men have towards dominant forms of masculinity. Seidler’s...

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Just Looking (Routledge Revivals)

    Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola

    By Rachel Bowlby

    The spectacular development of early consumer society in Britain, France and the United States had a profound impact on constructions of femininity and masculinity, and commercial and cultural values in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Focusing on novels by Theodore Dreiser,...

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge