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  1. Feminists and State Welfare (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Edited by JENNIFER DALE, PEGGY FOSTER

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and welfare. The authors draw on feminist theory, research and analysis to explore women’s experiences of welfare, and the debates within feminism on how...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Julia Kristeva (RLE Feminist Theory)

    By John Lechte

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    A leading literary critic and psychoanalyst, Julia Kristeva is one of the most significant French thinkers writing today. In this up-to-date survey of her work, John Lechte outlines fully and systematically her intellectual development. He traces it from her work on Bakhtin and the logic of poetic...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Men in Feminism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Edited by Alice Jardine, Paul Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    What are men doing in feminist discourse? Although many feminists have commented on the relation, actual or possible, of men to feminist thinking and practice, and although some male academics have written about feminism, there has so far been little shared discussion. Men in Feminism is the first...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gendered Subjects (RLE Feminist Theory)

    The Dynamics of Feminist Teaching

    Edited by Catherine Portuges, Margo Culley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    The phrase ‘feminist pedagogy’ couples the contemporary and the traditional, joining current political movements with a concern for the transmission of knowledge more ancient than the Greek word for teaching. Now, two decades after the first Women’s Studies courses appeared on campuses, their place...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Feminist Praxis (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Research, Theory and Epistemology in Feminist Sociology

    Edited by Liz Stanley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminist social scientists often find that carrying feminism into practice in their research is neither easy nor straightforward. Designed precisely with feminist researchers in mind, Feminist Praxis gives detailed analytic accounts of particular examples of feminist research, showing how feminist...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feminists Read Habermas (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Gendering the Subject of Discourse

    Edited by Johanna Meehan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This important new collection considers Jurgen Habermas's discourse theory from a variety of feminist vantage points. Habermas's theory represents one of the most persuasive current formulations of moral and political notions of subjectivity and normativity. Feminist scholars have been drawn to his...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Married to the Job (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Wives' Incorporation in Men's Work

    By Janet Finch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Married to the Job examines an important but under-researched area: the relationships of wives to their husbands’ work. Janet Finch looks both at the way women’s lives are directly affected by the work their husbands do and how they can get drawn into it. These she sees as the two sides of wives’ ‘...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Emotions and Social Change

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by David Lemmings, Ann Brooks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This edited collection takes a critical perspective on Norbert Elias’s theory of the "civilizing process," through historical essays and contemporary analysis from sociologists and cultural theorists. It focuses on changes in emotional regimes or styles and considers the intersection of emotions...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economics and Social Theory

    By Adam Lutzker

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Innovative and cutting-edge, this book proposes an alternative philosophical framework for economics which will reconfigure economics and social theory as historical disciplines that analyze successive standardizations of social practices. Using several tools from the poststructuralist arsenal...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Shades of Deviance

    A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson

    Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge