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  1. Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Inclusive Masculinity

    The Changing Nature of Masculinities

    By Eric Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Drawing on qualitative studies of teamsport athletes and fraternity members, this book describes the rapidly changing world of masculinities among men in both the United States and Great Britain. As cultural homophobia decreases, university-aged men are influenced to construct a softer version of...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic

    Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs

    By Daniel McNeil

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This is the first book to place the self-fashioning of mixed-race individuals in the context of a Black Atlantic. Drawing on a wide range of sources and a diverse cast of characters – from the diaries, letters, novels and plays of femme fatales in Congo and the United States to the advertisements,...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Cultural Politics of Female Sexuality in South Africa

    By Henriette Gunkel

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Sexual identity has emerged into the national discourse of post-apartheid South Africa, bringing the subject of rights and the question of gender relations and cultural authenticity into the focus of the nation state’s politics. This book is a fascinating reflection on the effects of these...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Feminist Research Methodology

    Making Meanings of Meaning-Making

    By Maithree Wickramasinghe

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book focuses on feminist research methodology, exploring and analysing its constituting methods, theory, ontology, epistemology, ethics and politics, and research issues relating to women, gender and feminism in Sri Lanka. The book examines ways of meaning-making for the political, ideological...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Girl Reading Girl in Japan

    Edited by Tomoko Aoyama, Barbara Hartley

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Girl Reading Girl provides the first overview of the cultural significance of girls and reading in modern and contemporary Japan with emphasis on the processes involved when girls read about other girls. The collection examines the reading practices of real life girls from differing social...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Languages of Sexuality

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    Words, Freud once wrote, are magic. Nowhere have words been more magical than in the writing of sexuality. Through words and concepts we learn what is good or bad, pleasurable or painful, significant and insignificant. The terms we use about sexuality do not simply describe something out there....

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Violence in the Middle East

    Edited by Moha Ennaji, Fatima Sadiqi

    Series: UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

    This book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue....

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Feminist Movements in Contemporary Japan

    By Laura Dales

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    In contemporary Japan there is much ambivalence about women’s roles, and the term "feminism" is not widely recognised or considered relevant. Nonetheless, as this book shows, there is a flourishing feminist movement in contemporary Japan. The book investigates the features and effects...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge