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Climate Change, Gender Roles and Hierarchies Socioeconomic Transformation in an Ethnic Minority Community in Vietnam

Climate Change, Gender Roles and Hierarchies Socioeconomic Transformation in an Ethnic Minority Community in Vietnam

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Phuong Ha Pham, Donna L. Doane
November 19, 2020

This book examines changing gender roles, relations and hierarchies in an ethnic minority community in Central Viet Nam. After decades of war, the community continued its self-sufficient way of life in this remote forested mountainous region, but in recent years has been forced to respond to severe...

Brokering Circular Labour Migration A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland

Brokering Circular Labour Migration A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland

1st Edition

Huey Shy Chau
March 12, 2020

This book examines the commercialisation of domestic and care work through private agencies that organise transnational care arrangements by brokering migrant workers. The book focuses on the emergence of private for-profit home care agencies following the 2011 extension of the Free Movement ...

Gender, Companionship, and Travel Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature

Gender, Companionship, and Travel Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature

1st Edition

Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin
November 15, 2018

Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these ...

Reproductive Geographies Bodies, Places and Politics

Reproductive Geographies Bodies, Places and Politics

1st Edition

Marcia R. England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen
November 29, 2018

The sites, spaces and subjects of reproduction are distinctly geographical. Reproductive geographies span different scales - body, home, local, national, global - and movements across space. This book expands our understanding of the socio-cultural and spatial aspects of fertility, pregnancy and ...

Education, Gender and Development A Capabilities Perspective

Education, Gender and Development A Capabilities Perspective

1st Edition

Mari-Anne Okkolin
June 14, 2018

This compelling book takes a novel approach to the complexities of girls’ and women’s education in the global South. To unravel the critical issues and processes behind educational advancement and to identify the factors that support the construction of educational well-being and agency from gender...

Colonization and Domestic Service Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Colonization and Domestic Service Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

1st Edition

Victoria K. Haskins, Claire Lowrie
February 12, 2018

This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm for analyzing the phenomenon of domestic labor by non-family workers, paid and ...

Women Migrant Workers Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

Women Migrant Workers Ethical, Political and Legal Problems

1st Edition

Zahra Meghani
February 12, 2018

This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical, ...

Gender and Wildfire Landscapes of Uncertainty

Gender and Wildfire Landscapes of Uncertainty

1st Edition

Christine Eriksen
February 05, 2018

In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led...

Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare Women in Coastal Bangladesh

Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare Women in Coastal Bangladesh

1st Edition

Nahid Rezwana
December 01, 2017

Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal ...

Full Circles Geographies of Women over the Life Course

Full Circles Geographies of Women over the Life Course

1st Edition

Cindi Katz, Janice Monk
January 07, 1993

Full Circles describes the very different lives and expectations of women in post-industrial and developing countries from childhood to old age. Analysing how class, ethnicity, nationality and individual values intersect with the experience of the life course, the book explores the futures open to ...

A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

1st Edition

Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson
October 11, 2016

This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from ...

Viva Women and Popular Protest in Latin America.

Viva Women and Popular Protest in Latin America.

1st Edition

Sarah A. Radcliffe, Dr Sallie Westwood, Sallie Westwood
January 07, 1993

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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