Climate Change, Gender Roles and Hierarchies: Socioeconomic Transformation in an Ethnic Minority Community in Vietnam
Brokering Circular Labour Migration: A Mobile Ethnography of Migrant Care Workers’ Journey to Switzerland
Gender and Wildfire: Landscapes of Uncertainty
Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region
Phuong Ha Pham, Donna L. Doane
October 21, 2020
This book examines changing gender roles, relations and hierarchies in an ethnic minority community in Central Viet Nam vis-à-vis the current complex interactions of climate threats with rapid and destabilizing regulatory policy and socioeconomic change. The book offers insights into how the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang
August 15, 2014
Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the...
Michelle V. Rowley
October 14, 2013
This book uses the Anglophone Caribbean as its site of critique to explore two important questions within development studies. First, to what extent has the United Nations' call to implement gender-mainstreaming projects resulted in the realization of gender equity for women within developing...