• Prostitution Scandals in China: Policing, Media and Society book cover

    Prostitution Scandals in China

    Policing, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing book cover

    Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing

    1st Edition

    By Kerry Griffiths

    This book explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an increasingly popular fitness and leisure activity for women. It moves beyond previous debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing classes, and instead explores the complexities of these concepts and highlights that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics: The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty book cover

    New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, sweat and tears book cover

    Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Global Border Crossings: Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures book cover

    Global Border Crossings

    Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ellyn Kaschak

    This book brings together a group of feminist activists, psychologists, and peace workers from countries on every continent who describe how they apply global/transnational feminism in their activist peace and justice projects in the cultures and countries in which they live and work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan book cover

    Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    1st Edition

    By Hill Gates

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective book cover

    Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Anna Ball

    Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective is the first sustained study of gender-consciousness in the Palestinian creative imagination. Drawing on concepts from postcolonial feminist theory, Ball analyses a range of literary and filmic works by major creative…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease book cover

    The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Progressive Sexuality Education: The Conceits of Secularism book cover

    Progressive Sexuality Education

    The Conceits of Secularism, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lou Rasmussen

    This book engages contemporary debates about the notion of secularism outside of the field of education in order to consider how secularism shapes the formation of progressive sexuality education. Focusing on the US, Canada, Ireland, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Australia, this text considers the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Women and Media in the Middle East: From Veiling to Blogging book cover

    Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Gender, Media, Sport book cover

    Gender, Media, Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging book cover

    Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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