Anthropology: Gender

  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism book cover

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Men and Masculinities book cover

    Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Eric Anderson is Professor of Sport, Masculinities, and Sexualities at the University of Winchester. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies men’s changing masculinities and sexualities. Professor Anderson is the architect of Inclusive Masculinity Theory and has published nineteen books…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity book cover

    Women of Asia

    Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, Linda Lindsey

    With thirty-two original chapters reflecting cutting edge content throughout developed and developing Asia, Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity is a comprehensive anthology that contributes significantly to understanding globalization’s transformative process and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership book cover

    Surviving Sexism in Academia

    Strategies for Feminist Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsti Cole, Holly Hassel

    This edited collection contends that if women are to enter into leadership positions at equal levels with their male colleagues, then sexism in all its forms must be acknowledged, attended to, and actively addressed. This interdisciplinary collection—Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Stevens Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective book cover

    Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

    7th Edition

    Edited by Caroline B. Brettell, Carolyn F. Sargent

    This carefully crafted volume introduces anthropological approaches to and perspectives on gender. It combines theoretically and ethnographically based essays in order to examine gender roles and ideology around the world. Divided thematically into 11 sections, the editors open each section with a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Schooled on Fat: What Teens Tell Us About Gender, Body Image, and Obesity book cover

    Schooled on Fat

    What Teens Tell Us About Gender, Body Image, and Obesity, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Taylor

    Winner of the Reader Views Literary Award, Societal Issues and the Reviewers Choice Best Non-fiction Book of the Year, Specialty Awards, Schooled on Fat explores how body image, social status, fat stigma and teasing, food consumption behaviors, and exercise practices intersect in the daily lives of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Innovative Ethnographies

  • Culture and Diversity in the United States: So Many Ways to Be American book cover

    Culture and Diversity in the United States

    So Many Ways to Be American, 1st Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

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