Anthropology: Gender

  • Sex Trafficking in South Asia: Telling Maya's Story book cover

    Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story, 1st Edition

    By Mary Crawford

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary…

    Hardback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Marriage in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Young Women in Japan: Transitions to Adulthood book cover

    Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood, 1st Edition

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Young women in Japan: Transitions to adulthood received a CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 2010" award from the American Library Association. This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and…

    Hardback – 2009-02-20
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India: The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms book cover

    Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India

    The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Timothy J. Scrase

    This book fills an important gap in the existing literature on economic liberalization and globalisation in India by providing much needed ethnographic data from those affected by neoliberal globalisation. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews, it reveals the complexity of the…

    Hardback – 2008-12-01
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific: A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes book cover

    Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and…

    Hardback – 2008-10-14
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The New Politics of Masculinity: Men, Power and Resistance book cover

    The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Fidelma Ashe

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions…

    Hardback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities book cover

    International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle

    The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities offers a comprehensive guide to the current state of scholarship about men, masculinities, and gender around the world. The Encyclopedia's coverage is comprehensive across three dimensions: areas of personal and social life, academic…

    Hardback – 2007-06-07

  • Gender Trouble Makers: Education and Empowerment in Nepal book cover

    Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it…

    Hardback – 2006-10-19
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • Love in Modern Japan: Its Estrangement from Self, Sex and Society book cover

    Love in Modern Japan

    Its Estrangement from Self, Sex and Society, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Ryang

    This compelling and controversial book places the concept of love in both a social and historical context. Taking an approach in which state formation and vicissitude of power are explicitly taken into account in the discussion of intimacy and love, the author demonstrates that love as idealization…

    Hardback – 2006-10-18
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Gender in Transnationalism: Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women book cover

    Gender in Transnationalism

    Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women, 1st Edition

    By Ruba Salih

    A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men book cover

    Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

    1st Edition

    By Paul Baker

    Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a…

    Hardback – 2002-08-01
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

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