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This anthology of original sources is accompanied by state-of-the-art historiography, and includes an introductory survey providing an accessible overview and analysis of key questions, including the relationship between 'first', 'second' and 'third' wave feminism in Britain.
By Rosie White
Until recently - with the likes of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler achieving dazzling success with 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation - popular entertainment has rarely featured women comedians in leading roles. Can comedy on television harbour elements of gender transgression or subversion? And if a man is permitted...
How Latino communities are transforming the politics of race, migration and labour in the US.
A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on four major themes: autonomy and independence in later life, biology and ageing, food and nutrition and representation of old age.
By Julia Erhart
Analysis of how women directors explore the past from the perspective of the present.
A comprehensive sourcebook for scholars and students of Islamist political movements
This new synthesis focuses on the widespread use of cosmograms in the vast repertoire of Mississippian rock art imagery, yielding new insights on ancient concepts of landscape, nature, ceremonialism, religion, and a more comprehensive perspective on Mississippian symbolism.
By Dion Kagan
First book to explore legacy of HIV/AIDS in popular culture