Anthropology: Gender

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

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Impossible Refuge: The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures book cover

    Impossible Refuge

    The Control and Constraint of Refugee Futures, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Ramsay

    Impossible Refuge brings the perspectives of refugees into rapidly emerging dialogues about contemporary situations of mass forced migration, asking: what does it mean to be displaced? Based on multi-sited ethnographic research conducted with refugees from Central Africa living in situations of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    On Edge: Ethnographies and Theories of Threshold Phenomena

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

    Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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

    Human Rights, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific book cover

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    1st Edition

    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 sports to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa book cover

    Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Hendricks, Romi Sigsworth

    There is often a moment in time that acts as a rallying point around a particular issue. 2015 was one of those moments for women, peace and security as numerous landmark anniversaries were celebrated in the field. Africa has, in many ways, been the global laboratory for the gender, peace and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Disaster book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease

    In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Education, Gender and Development: A Capabilities Perspective book cover

    Education, Gender and Development

    A Capabilities Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore: Re-thinking global sexualities book cover

    Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Unmarried Women in Japan: The drift into singlehood book cover

    Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

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