Anthropology: Gender

  • 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

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage

    By Sitara Thobani

    Previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance as an expression of Indian religious and nationalist culture, examining the art form solely in the context of Indian history and culture. In investigating performances of Indian classical dance in the UK it is possible to argue that classical…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Trouble with Human Nature

    Health, Conflict, and Difference in Biocultural Perspective

    By Elizabeth D. Whitaker

    This book brings together biological and cross-cultural evidence to critically examine common preconceptions and challenge popular assumptions about human nature. It set outs to counter genetic and evolutionary myths about human variation and behavior, drawing on both biological and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Career Women in Contemporary Japan

    Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives

    By Anne Stefanie Aronsson

    Since Japan’s economic recession began in the 1990s, the female workforce has experienced revolutionary changes as greater numbers of women have sought to establish careers. Employment trends indicate that increasingly white-collar professional women are succeeding in breaking through the "glass…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Education, Gender and Development

    A Capabilities Perspective

    By Mari-Anne Okkolin

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

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