This series advances our understanding of the diversity and complexity of women's experience around the world, working across different geographies to explore the processes which underlie the construction of gender and the life-worlds of women.
Brokering Circular Labour Migration A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland
By Alanna Kamp
January 29, 2024
Intersectional Lives explores the varied experiences of Chinese Australian females across time and place during the White Australia Policy era (1901-1973). Chinese Australian women’s personal reflections are examined alongside postcolonial feminist readings of official records to illustrate how ...
By Andrea N. Baldwin, Tonya Haynes
August 28, 2023
This timely and informative volume centres how global Black feminist narratives of care are important to our contemporary theorizing and highlights the transgressive potential of a critical transnational Black feminist pedagogical praxis. This text not only details how such praxis can be ...
By Anindita Datta, Janet Momsen, Ann M. Oberhauser
November 01, 2022
This book marks the 30th anniversary of the IGU Commission on Gender and Geography, honouring the contributions of Janice Monk in establishing the field of feminist geography. The collection is published as part of the series International Studies of Women and Place that Janice Monk co-edited with ...
By Phuong Ha Pham, Donna L. Doane
May 30, 2022
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...
By Huey Shy Chau
March 11, 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 ...
By Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin
November 20, 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 ...
By Marcia England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen
November 26, 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 ...
By 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...
By 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 ...
By 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, ...
By 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...
By Nahid Rezwana
December 05, 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 ...