The Body, Gender and Culture
Series Editor: Marjorie Levine-Clark
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Looking at how factors such as religion, environment, social constraints, law, work, leisure, economics and medicine bear upon the human body, this series moves beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries within gender and sexuality studies and cultural history.
The series encourages a wide variety of work that considers the body, gender and sex in society and culture, from across the world and from the medieval period to the end of the twentieth century.
- British Masculinity and the YMCA, 1844–1914 (2015)
- Infanticide and Abortion in Early Modern Germany (2015)
- The Aboriginal Male in the Enlightenment World
- Age and Identity in Eighteenth-Century England
- Anatomy and the Organization of Knowledge, 1500–1850
- Blake, Gender and Culture
- The Body, Gender and Culture 1–10
- Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India
- The English Execution Narrative, 1200–1700
- Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660–1800
- The Life of Madame Necker
- Old Age and Disease in Early Modern Medicine
- Paracelsus's Theory of Embodiment
- The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838–1900
- The Prostitute's Body
- Prostitution and Eighteenth-Century Culture
- Sex, Identity and Hermaphrodites in Iberia, 1500–1800
- Stays and Body Image in London
- The Study of Anatomy in Britain, 1700–1900
- Women, Agency and the Law, 1300–1700
Marjorie Levine-Clark is Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado, Denver. Her research explores relationships among gender, health, work and social policy in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. She has written a number of scholarly articles and chapters and two books, Beyond the Reproductive Body: The Politics of Women’s Health and Work in Early Victorian England (2004) and Unemployment, Welfare, and Masculine Citizenship (forthcoming).
We invite submissions from established scholars and first-time authors alike. Prospective authors should send a detailed proposal with a rationale, chapter outlines and at least two sample chapters alongside a brief author's biography and an anticipated submission date.
For detailed information on submitting a proposal, please click here.