Muslim New Womanhood in Bangladesh
Gender, Development, and the State in India
Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia
HIV/AIDS in India Voices from the Margins
By Nazia Hussein
May 18, 2022
This book reveals how categories of gender, class, culture and religion are modes of power which inform hierarchies of social locations and people’s sense of belonging within these spaces and temporalities. It offers an alternative and innovative theoretical framework - new womanhood - for studying...
By Wai-wan Vivien Chan
May 06, 2022
This book explores the simultaneous Asianisation and feminisation of mid-level management in the financial services sector in world and global cities in the Asia-Pacific. Chan draws on 50 in-depth interviews with ethnically Chinese female professionals working in middle or upper management ...
By Carole Spary
February 25, 2019
This book explores the relationship between the state, development policy, and gender (in)equality in India. It discusses the formation of state policy on gender and development in India in the post-1990 period through three key organising concepts of institutions, discourse, and agency. The book ...
By Punam Yadav
August 23, 2018
The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country...
By Shailaja Paik
May 09, 2018
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...
By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow
January 24, 2018
Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around ...
By Sunita Manian
June 02, 2017
India ranks third in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS globally. The country has high levels of poverty and inequality, poor healthcare infrastructure, especially away from the metropolitan areas, and a legacy of colonialism that bequeathed laws criminalizing non-heteronormative sexualities...
By Ya-chen Chen
May 25, 2017
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 ...
By Sanghamitra Choudhury
May 25, 2017
This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces ...
By Nicole Zarafonetis
May 23, 2017
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNames: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on gender in Asia ...
By Debali Mookerjea-Leonard
April 17, 2017
Partition occurring simultaneously with British decolonization of the Indian subcontinent led to the formation of independent India and Pakistan. While the political and communal aspects of the Partition have received some attention, its enormous personal and psychological costs have been mostly ...
By Carmel Christy
March 17, 2017
The topic of sexuality and gender within the South Asian context is timely and widely discussed across a variety of academic disciplines. Since the end of the last century, there have been debates in the cultural sphere in India on issues concerning Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender people’s rights,...