Anthropology: Gender

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    On Edge: Ethnographies and Theories of Threshold Phenomena

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

    Sex Work in Nepal

    The Making and Unmaking of a Category, 1st Edition

    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 characterising socio-cultural norms and perceptions through an analysis of sexual consumption. It also highlights the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

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

    Gender and the Professions

    International and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

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

    Cross-Gender China

    Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities explores what happens when a national-cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas most previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance in the…

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

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging: Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity book cover

    Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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…

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

  • 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…

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

  • 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…

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

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