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Just a few of the areas we publish in include sexuality, feminist theory, feminism, gender, gay and lesbian studies, queer theory and women's studies.

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Textbooks

  1. Pursuing Intersectionality

    Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries
    By Vivian M. May

    Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries offers a sustained, interdisciplinary exploration of intersectional ideas, histories, and practices that no other text does. Deftly synthesizing much of the existing literatures on intersectionality, one of the most significant theoretical and political precepts of our time, May invites us to confront a disconcerting problem... Read more...

  2. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition
    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies... Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. Interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine, the Editors of Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy. They reveal the reasons why they decided to write the book, what they found surprising when researching the book and how they see this field developing.

    ( This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.)

  2. New - Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations within different contexts, this book argues that gender is centrally implicated in the unique factors that shape violence across all these areas. Exploring how domestic violence across varying contexts impacts on different women’s experiences and understandings of abuse, this innovative work draws on post-structural feminist theory and how these ideas view, and potentially allow, gendered explanations of domestic violence. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts is suitable for academics and researchers interested in issues around violence and gender.

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