Anthropology: Gender

  • Innovation as Social Change in South Asia: Transforming Hierarchies book cover

    Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Patriarchy book cover

    Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    This is an important and rigorous study exploring the varied and shifting meanings that Israeli women ascribe to their military service. By analysing life stories and testimonies of over 120 women the text examines: How do women's gendered ethno-class positions shape their experiences of military…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Home Life in China book cover

    Home Life in China

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Surviving Sexism in Academia: Feminist Strategies for Leadership book cover

    Surviving Sexism in Academia

    Feminist Strategies for Leadership

    Edited by Kirsti Cole, Holly Hassel

    This edited collection contends that if women are to enter into leadership positions at equal levels with their male colleagues, then sexism in all its forms must be acknowledged, attended to, and actively addressed. This interdisciplinary collection--Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale book cover

    The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk: A Study in Social Evolution book cover

    Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk

    A Study in Social Evolution

    By Edward Carpenter

    Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk expands on Carpenter’s idea of the Intermediate type; a person of mixed sexes such as a feminine body with a masculine mind or vice versa. Originally published in 1914, this text explores the role that intermediate types played amongst early civilisations as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective book cover

    Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

    7th Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, Carolyn F. Sargent

    This carefully crafted volume introduces anthropological approaches to and perspectives on gender. It combines theoretically and ethnographically based essays in order to examine gender roles and ideology around the world. Divided thematically into 11 sections, the editors open each section with a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific book cover

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    Edited by Aletta Biersack, Martha Macintyre

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific focuses on the plasticity and contingent nature of Pacific Island masculinities over the course of colonial and postcolonial histories. The several case histories concern the use of sport to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities: Dancing on Empire's Stage book cover

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance in a Transnational Context explores what happens when a national cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance only in the context of Indian history…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings: Experiences and Lessons from the Andes book cover

    Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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