Anthropology: Gender

  • Dalit Women of Nepal: Strategies of Resistance book cover

    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 – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender and the Professions: International and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Gender and the Professions

    International and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Glenda Strachan, Geraldine Healy

    This book examines gender and professions in the 21st century. Historically the professions encompassed law, medicine and the church, all of which excluded women from participation. Industry and the 20th century introduced new professions such as engineering and latterly information technology…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Sex-Work in Nepal: The Making and Unmaking of a Category book cover

    Sex-Work in Nepal

    The Making and Unmaking of a Category

    By Lisa Caviglia

    This book explores ‘sex-work’ in Nepal as a social and analytical category. Narrating stories of those subsumed under such definition, it examines changes as well as continuities characterizing socio-cultural norms and perceptions through an analysis of sexual consumption. It also highlights the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Blackwashing Homophobia: Violence and the Politics of Sexuality, Gender and Race book cover

    Blackwashing Homophobia

    Violence and the Politics of Sexuality, Gender and Race

    By Melanie Judge

    As lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex identities increasingly secure legal recognition across the globe, these formal equality gains are contradicted by the continued presence of violence. Such violence emerges as a political pressure point for contestations of identity and power…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism: Witches, Fairies and Nomads book cover

    Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism

    Witches, Fairies and Nomads

    By Kathleen Skott-Myhre

    Industrial modernity's worship of rationality had a profound effect on women’s ways of knowing, marginalizing them along with other alternate forms of knowledge such as the imagination and the unconscious. Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism discusses the importance of women’s spiritual…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Cross-Gender China: Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju book cover

    Cross-Gender China

    Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju

    By Huai Bao

    Cross-Gender China, the outcome of more than twenty years of theatrical and sociological research, deconstructs the cultural implications of cross-gender performance in today's China. The recent revival in male-to-female cross-gender nandan performance in Chinese theatre raises a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Mapping South Asian Masculinities: Men and Political Crises book cover

    Mapping South Asian Masculinities

    Men and Political Crises

    Edited by Chandrima Chakraborty

    This book offers the first substantial critical examination of men and masculinities in relation to political crises in South Asian literatures and cultures. It employs political crisis as a frame to analyze how South Asian men and masculinities have been shaped by critical historical events,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • 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

  • 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

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan book cover

    Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    By Hill Gates

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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

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