Development Studies: Gender & Development

  • Trafficking Women in Korea: Filipina migrant entertainers book cover

    Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina migrant entertainers, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Yea

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener, 1st Edition

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognized, understood…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa: The persistence of violence book cover

    Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa

    The persistence of violence, 1st Edition

    By Meredeth Turshen

    Violence affects the economy of production and the ecology of reproduction— the production of economic goods and services and the generational reproduction of workers, the regeneration of the capacity to work and maintenance of workers on a daily basis, and the renewal of culture and society…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Postfeminism and Organization book cover

    Postfeminism and Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Lewis, Yvonne Benschop, Ruth Simpson

    This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization. While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia: NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh book cover

    Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods: Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya book cover

    Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development, 1st Edition

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination book cover

    Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence book cover

    Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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

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