Anthropology: Gender

  • Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography book cover

    Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is…

    Hardback – 2013-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations: Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos book cover

    Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent…

    Hardback – 2013-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights: Female Circumcision, Torture and Sacred Flesh book cover

    Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Sacred Flesh, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Rogers

    Scenes of violence and incisions into the flesh inform the demand for law. The scene of little girls being held down in practices of female circumcision has been a defining and definitive image that demands the attention of human rights, and the intervention of law. But the investment in protecting…

    Hardback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China: Becoming a 'Modern' Man book cover

    Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Islam, Development, and Urban Women's Reproductive Practices book cover

    Islam, Development, and Urban Women's Reproductive Practices

    1st Edition

    By Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Rabat, Morocco, this ethnography analyzes the relationship between neoliberal development policies, women’s reproductive practices, and popular understandings of Islam. In the 1990s, Morocco shifted its attention from economic to human development, as economic…

    Hardback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Understanding Global Sexualities: New Frontiers book cover

    Understanding Global Sexualities

    New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Paul Boyce, Henrietta L Moore, Richard Parker

    Over the course of the past thirty years, there has been an explosion of work on sexuality, both conceptually and methodologically. From a relatively limited, specialist field, the study of sexuality has expanded across a wide range of social sciences. Yet as the field has grown, it has become…

    Hardback – 2012-06-26
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Transnational Marriage: New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond book cover

    Transnational Marriage

    New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine Charsley

    Marriages spanning borders are not a new phenomenon, but occur with increasing frequency and contribute substantially to international mobility and transnational engagement. Perhaps because such migration has often been treated as ‘secondary’ to labor migration, marriage has until recent years been…

    Hardback – 2012-06-18
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    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Tiger Girls: Women and Enterprise in the People's Republic of China book cover

    Tiger Girls

    Women and Enterprise in the People's Republic of China, 1st Edition

    By Minglu Chen

    The existing scholarship on women in China suggests that gender inequality still exists against the background of the country’s reform and opening in recent years. However, the situation of women in enterprise ownership and leadership seems to indicate that despite such notions of disadvantage…

    Hardback – 2011-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • The Life of Voices: Bodies, Subjects and Dialogue book cover

    The Life of Voices

    Bodies, Subjects and Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By B. Hannah Rockwell

    The Life of Voices illustrates how human voices have special significance as the place where mind and body collaborate to produce everyday speech. Hannah Rockwell links Russian semiotician Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophy of dialogue with French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s views of the…

    Hardback – 2011-04-08
    Routledge

  • Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Lives book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Lives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice L. Ristock

    Queer lives remain at the margins of most academic inquiry into domestic violence. When same-sex violence is considered, it is most commonly as an "added on," without close attention to the specificity and meaning of violence within the lives of lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender/Two-Spirit and…

    Hardback – 2011-03-29
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony: The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan book cover

    Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Kaeko Chiba

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chadō) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chadō system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea…

    Hardback – 2010-07-22
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy book cover

    Chinese Male Homosexualities

    Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy, 1st Edition

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities amongst Chinese gay men. It provides a sociological account of masculinity, desire, sexuality, identity and citizenship in contemporary Chinese societies, and within the constellation of global culture. Kong…

    Hardback – 2010-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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