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Routledge Research in Gender and Society


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This broad-based series publishes high-level contributions that analyze the ways in which gender and society interact.

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Young, Disabled and LGBT+: Voices, Identities and Intersections

Young, Disabled and LGBT+: Voices, Identities and Intersections

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Alex Toft, Anita Franklin
February 10, 2020

Young, Disabled and LGBT+ brings together the work of an international team interested in exploring the intersection of sexuality, gender identity, and disability in the lives of young people and aims to further develop this area as a distinct area of study. This volume features original research...

Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo

Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kayte Stokoe
December 09, 2019

Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating...

Marginalized Masculinities: Contexts, Continuities and Change

Marginalized Masculinities: Contexts, Continuities and Change

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Chris Haywood, Thomas Johansson
November 25, 2019

Across Europe we are witnessing a series of events that are drawing upon representations of men and masculinity that are rupturing the social fabric of everyday life. For example, media reports of social unrest, misogynous hate crime, religious extremism, drug trafficking and political Far Right...

Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone
November 25, 2019

From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’...

Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract

Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Petra Bueskens
November 25, 2019

Why do women in contemporary western societies experience contradiction between their autonomous and maternal selves? What are the origins of this contradiction and the associated ‘double shift’ that result in widespread calls to either ‘lean in’ or ‘opt out’? How are some mothers subverting these...

Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access): Continuity and Change

Rape in the Nordic Countries (Open Access): Continuity and Change

1st Edition

Marie Bruvik Heinskou, May-Len Skilbrei, Kari Stefansen
November 12, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at www.routledge.com/9781138606517, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. While the Nordic countries are listed at the top in most international rankings of gender equality and citizens’...

Refracting through Technologies: Bodies, Medical Technologies and Norms

Refracting through Technologies: Bodies, Medical Technologies and Norms

1st Edition

Ericka Johnson
October 18, 2019

This book explores the ‘material-discursive entanglement’ of how we both make the world with our words and how the materiality of the world forces us to put words on it. Beginning with the conundrum of how the things that make up our world are both shaped by and shape the ways in which we talk...

Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course: The Girl in Time

Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course: The Girl in Time

1st Edition

Susan Pickard
October 01, 2019

Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman...

Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth

Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth

1st Edition

Gwen Hunnicutt
September 26, 2019

This book aims to begin an eco-centered, eco-feminist informed discussion about the ways in which our relationship to “nature” is bound up with gender, patriarchy, and violence. Ecofeminist scholars study the interconnections between gendered relationships of domination among humans, between humans...

Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access): Biomedicalization and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women

Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access): Biomedicalization and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women

1st Edition

Amina Mire
September 19, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781351234146, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging...

Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective: Continuity and Change

Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective: Continuity and Change

1st Edition

Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq
September 04, 2019

Divided into 15 chapters, this book provides the reader with an insight into certain representations of mothers and motherhood in history and today’s societies in some areas of the world, notably in Britain and Asia. Key facts about the history of motherhood are presented, together with...

Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work: Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women

Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work: Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women

1st Edition

Dahlia Tawhid Roque
August 08, 2019

Caught between two worlds of social transition and modern progression, young women in the Middle East have for some time been forging means to balance conventional gender roles and marriage expectations, while also advancing their position in society through improved legal status, health and...

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