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  • Framing Intersectionalityby Maria Teresa Herrera Vivar; Helma Lutz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Originally conceived by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989 as a tool for the analysis of the ways in which different forms of social inequality, oppression and discrimination interact and overlap in multidimensional ways, the concept of 'intersectionality' has attracted much attention in international feminist debates over the last decade. Framing Intersectionality... more...

  • Hegemony and Heteronormativityby María do Mar Castro Varela; Nikita Dhawan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book reflects on 'the political' in queer theory and politics by revisiting two of its key categories: hegemony and heteronormativity. It explores the specific insights offered by these categories and the ways in which they augment the analysis of power and domination from a queer perspective, whilst also examining the possibilities for political... more...

  • Encountering the Transnationalby Meena Sharify-Funk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    When Muslim women from diverse national and cultural contexts meet one another through transnational dialogue and networking, what happens to their sense of identity and social agency? Addressing this question, Meena Sharify-Funk encountered women activists and intellectuals in North America, the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia - women whose... more...

  • How Video Games Impact Playersby Ryan Rogers

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    How Video Games Impact Players provides a balanced and nuanced look at the complex role that video games play in society by analyzing the positive and negative effects of game rules, feedback, and self-presentation. more...

  • Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfectionby Deborah Harris-Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Against the background of the so-called ?obesity epidemic?, Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection critically examines the discourses of physical perfection that pervade Western societies, shedding new light on the rhetorical forces behind body anxieties and extreme methods of weight loss and beautification. Drawing on rich interview material with... more...

  • Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle Eastby Pinar Ilkkaracan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the contemporary dynamics of sexuality in the Middle East, this volume offers an in-depth and unique insight into this much contested and debated issue. It focuses on the role of sexuality in political and social struggles and the politicization of sexuality and gender in the region. Contributors illustrate the complexity of discourses, debates... more...

  • Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theoryby Patricia Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Transgender studies is a heterogeneous site of debate that is marked by tensions, border wars, and rifts both within the field and among feminist and queer theorists. Intersecting the domains of women?s studies, sexuality, gender and transgender studies, Debates in Transgender, Queer, and Feminist Theory provides a critical analysis of key texts and... more...

  • Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualitiesby Stephen Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The subject of gay and lesbian sexuality is perhaps the most vexed issue in the contemporary Christian Church. Many churches have been forced to confront the matter, both theologically and pastorally and in consequence, controversies have proved divisive within the Church, most notably between conservative and liberal orientated denominations, as well... more...

  • From Victim to Offenderby Freda Briggs

    Allen & Unwin 1995; US$ 22.27

    This book offers unique insights into the experiences of victims and offenders of sexual abuse. more...

  • Cinesexualityby Patricia MacCormack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Cinesexuality explores the queerness of cinema spectatorship, arguing that cinema spectatorship represents a unique encounter of desire, pleasure and perversion beyond dialectics of subject/object and image/meaning; an extraordinary 'cinesexual' relationship, that encompasses each event of cinema spectatorship in excess of gender, hetero- or homosexuality,... more...