Anthropology: Gender

  • Dragging; Or the Political Aesthetics of Drag book cover

    Dragging; Or the Political Aesthetics of Drag

    By Shaka McGlotten

    The Political Aesthetics of Drags uses portraits of artists and activists who use drag in Israel/Palestine and Berlin. Rather than take a more traditional academic approach, McGlotten develops the thematic threads of the book through the stories and lives of the performers. Themes emerge…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada. book cover

    Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada.

    By Tabassum Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse that is embedded within liberal-secular sensibilities. These sensibilities include notions of rights, freedom, equality, rational…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Gender and Judicial Education: Raising Gender Awareness of Judges book cover

    Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Theorising Cultures of Equality book cover

    Theorising Cultures of Equality

    Edited by Suzanne Clisby, Mark Johnson, Jimmy Turner

    Theorising Cultures of Equality is the first volume to be released in the GRACE Project, a cutting-edge series of books drawing upon research conducted in the Genders and Cultures of Equality in Europe Project. Previous scholarly work focuses on European gender equality policies, their social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    GRACE Project

  • Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity book cover

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    Edited by Anne Hellum

    How human rights principles, like the right to gender identity, freedom, integrity and equality, respond to the concerns of different groups of adults and children who experience gender harm due to the binary conception of sexuality and gender identity is the overall theme of this book. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or someone as a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern book cover

    Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern

    Edited by Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    Marilyn Strathern’s ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. Her analytic devices, including her model of merographic connection, have had profound effects on anthropologists’…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Women and Careers: Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity book cover

    Women and Careers

    Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity

    Edited by Marilee Reimer

    The unifying theme of Women and Careers is women’s educational and employment success, with the objective of profiling supportive public policy in global contexts from Atlantic Canada to Western Europe, Australia and China. It takes up the career processes of women from marginalized groups who have…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion: From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era book cover

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion

    From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era

    Edited by Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion explores the origin and evolution of the political ideology that has kept women away from centers of political power – from the birth of democracy in ancient Athens to the modern era. In this period of 2500 years, two parallel tracks advanced: while…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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