The social sciences continue to be transformed and enriched by analysis which takes gender, and the ways in which gender and society interact, to be of vital, defining importance. This series is new and broadly based, and will publish high-level contributions from across the disciplines.
Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity Comparative Perspectives from Malaysia and Britain
Political Invisibility and Mobilization Women against State Violence in Argentina, Yugoslavia, and Liberia
Men, Masculinities and Intimate Partner Violence
Trauma Transmission and Sexual Violence Reconciliation and Peacebuilding in Post Conflict Settings
By S. Behnaz Hosseini
September 30, 2021
Drawing on feminist theory, as well as theory surrounding the correlation between poverty and suicide, this study explores the increased rate of suicide among women in western Iran. Based on empirical research, including interviews with women from the Kurdish region of the country, the author ...
By Ingeborg W. Owesen
March 26, 2021
Within much contemporary feminist theory there is a tendency to forget or ignore its own historicity and consider itself as primarily oriented towards the present. This book explores the historical roots of some of feminism’s central concepts and debates, examining the philosophical conditions for ...
By Sara Ashencaen Crabtree
March 09, 2021
Drawn from over fifty-eight individual, in-depth, qualitative interviews with women of faith in Malaysia and Britain, Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity is a multifaith, multicultural and cross-cultural comparative focus that explores women’s religious expressions, as ...
Edited By Heidemarie Winkel, Angelika Poferl
December 31, 2020
Until today, Western, European sociology contributes to the social reality of colonial modernity, and gender knowledge is a paradigmatic example of it. Multiple Gender Cultures, Sociology, and Plural Modernities critically engages with these ‘Western eyes’ and shifts the focus towards the global ...
By Selina Gallo-Cruz
December 31, 2020
Political Invisibility and Mobilization explores the unseen opportunities available to those considered irrelevant and disregarded during periods of violent repression. In a comparative study of three women’s peace movements, in Argentina, the former Yugoslavia, and Liberia, the concept of ...
Edited By Lucas Gottzén, Margunn Bjørnholt, Floretta Boonzaier
November 06, 2020
Men, Masculinities and Intimate Partner Violence examines how gender and other social identities and inequalities shape experiences of, and responses to, violence in intimate relationships. It provides new insights into men as both perpetrators and victims of violence, as well as on how to involve ...
By Nena Močnik
August 12, 2020
This book grapples with the potential impacts of collective trauma in war-rape survivors’ families. Drawing on inter-ethnic and inter-generational participatory action research on reconciliation processes in post-conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina, the author examines the risk that female survivors of ...
By S. Behnaz Hosseini
July 17, 2020
Based on research in camps in Iraqi Kurdistan and among refugees in Germany, this book addresses the challenges, strategies and support systems that exist for the rehabilitation and reintegration of Yazidi women recovering from human trafficking. Through in-depth interviews, focus group discussions...
Edited By Eileen Drew, Siobhán Canavan
July 10, 2020
The Gender-Sensitive University explores the prevailing forces that pose obstacles to driving a gender-sensitive university, which include the emergence of far-right movements that seek to subvert advances towards gender equality and managerialism that promotes creeping corporatism. This book ...
By Carol A. Taylor, Jasmine Ulmer, Christina Hughes
July 01, 2020
What is feminist transdisciplinary research? Why is it important? How do we do it? Through 19 contributions from leading international feminist scholars, this book provides new insights into activating transdisciplinary feminist theories, methods and practices in original, creative and ...
By Dawn Fletcher
April 08, 2020
Modern roller derby has been theorised as a gendered leisure context, offering women opportunities for empowerment and growth, and enabling them to carve a space for themselves in sport. No longer a women-only sport, roller derby is now played by all genders and has been heralded as a model of ...
Edited By Alex Toft, Anita Franklin
January 23, 2020
Young, Disabled and LGBT+ brings together the work of an international team interested in exploring the intersection of sexuality, gender identity, and disability in the lives of young people and aims to further develop this area as a distinct area of study. This volume features original research ...