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  1. Contemporary Western European Feminism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Contemporary Western European Feminism is a ground-breaking history of feminism. Gisela Kaplan invites a critical analysis of current ideas, terms and assumptions about our modern world. Written confidently and with compassion, this is the story of a long revolution that has set out to change...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Feminist Criticism and Social Change (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Sex, class and race in literature and culture

    Edited by Deborah Rosenfelt, Judith Newton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This lively and controversial collection of essays sets out to theorize and practice a ‘materialist-feminist’ criticism of literature and culture. Such a criticism is based on the view that the material conditions in which men and women live are central to an understanding of culture and society....

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Between Men and Feminism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Colloquium: Papers

    Between Men and Feminism had its origins in a lively colloquium at St John’s College, Cambridge in 1990. It discusses how two decades of feminism have affected the ways men define their own masculinities, and how they have responded in their own social, sexual and political lives to the challenges...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Feminism in France (RLE Feminist Theory)

    From May '68 to Mitterand

    By Claire Duchen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminism in France charts the evolution of the women’s liberation in France (MLF) from its emergence in 1968 to the present. Claire Duchen provides a lucid and compelling account of different feminist practices in France, clarifying the divergent political stances and the feminist theory that...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Disputed Subjects (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Essays on Psychoanalysis, Politics and Philosophy

    Incorporating autobiography as well as reflections on relations between mothers and daughters, psychoanalysis, feminist theorizing, race, and modernist political theories and philosophies, renowned feminist theorist Jane Flax brings together eight of her most recent essays in Disputed Subjects. ‘...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Legal Theory

    Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women’s roles, identities, and rights. At the Boundaries of Law is a timely and path-breaking work that provides a series of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Vision and Society

    Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art

    By John Clammer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Vision and Society is an attempt to show that it is possible to go beyond a sociology of art to the more ambitious possibility of a sociology from art. This book develops a theory of the relationship of the visual and the social and illustrates these with comparative examples from around the world....

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Henri Lefebvre

    Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City

    By Chris Butler

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Russianness

    Edited by Risto Alapuro, Arto Mustajoki, Pekka Pesonen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In today’s world where other cultures are being tapped to a greater extent than ever before, the processes of mixing and matching are especially relevant in making sense of Russia. Not only do borrowing and assimilation, interaction between the familiar and the alien, constitute a venerable...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge