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  1. Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination

    By Shailaja Paik

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Family in East Asia

    Edited by Siumi Maria Tam, Wai Ching Angela Wong, Danning Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics. Indeed, modernisation in East Asia has brought about increases in women’s education levels and participation in...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Politics and Gender in Indonesia

    Disputing the Muslim Body

    By Sonja van Wichelen

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The political downfall of the Suharto administration in 1998 marked the end of the "New Order" in Indonesia, a period characterized by 32 years of authoritarian rule. It opened the way for democracy, but also for the proliferation of political Islam, which the New Order had discouraged or banned....

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story

    By Mary Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Research Methodology

    Making Meanings of Meaning-Making

    By Maithree Wickramasinghe

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book focuses on feminist research methodology, exploring and analysing its constituting methods, theory, ontology, epistemology, ethics and politics, and research issues relating to women, gender and feminism in Sri Lanka. The book examines ways of meaning-making for the political, ideological...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia: Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia
    Edited by Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow
    To Be Published October 16th 2014
  2. Gender, Development and the State in India
    By Carole Spary
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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