E-books: Gender Studies

  • Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic book cover

    Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This study provides the first in-depth and sustained study of women in African cinema. Films by women from different…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible book cover

    Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Peled

    This volume examines how gender relations were regulated in ancient Near Eastern and biblical law. The textual corpus examined includes the various pertinent law collections, royal decrees and instructions from Mesopotamia and Hatti, and the three biblical legal collections. Peled explores issues…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • The Social Work and LGBTQ Sexual Trauma Casebook: Phenomenological Perspectives book cover

    The Social Work and LGBTQ Sexual Trauma Casebook

    Phenomenological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Jaffe, Megan Conti, Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch

    This inspiring text offers a collection of case studies from expert clinical social workers who work closely with survivors of LGBTQ-related sexual trauma. The book covers a wide range of topics, such as gender and sexual minority asylum seekers, the embodiment of queer identity, the role of…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • Borderlands in European Gender Studies: Beyond the East–West Frontier book cover

    Borderlands in European Gender Studies

    Beyond the East–West Frontier, 1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Kulawik, Zhanna Kravchenko

    Challenging persistent geopolitical asymmetries in feminist knowledge production, this collection depicts collisions between concepts and lived experiences, between academic feminism and political activism, between the West as generalizable and the East as the concrete Other. Borderlands in…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Sexual Violence and Humiliation: A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective book cover

    Sexual Violence and Humiliation

    A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dianna Taylor

    This book presents humiliation as a key harm of sexual violence against women, showing that humiliation manifests within the relation of self to itself, and that Foucault’s critique of subjectivity provides resources for feminist conceptualization and countering of sexual violence and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Capitalisms and Gay Identities book cover

    Capitalisms and Gay Identities

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Valocchi

    In this important text, Stephen Valocchi brings capitalism back into the study of the gay and lesbian movement. He argues that to understand the collective identity, structure, strategies and goals of the movement, we need to understand the role that capitalism and the state have played. While…

    eBook – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia book cover

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance

    Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Black Girlhood, Punishment, and Resistance: Reimagining Justice for Black Girls in Virginia provides a historical comprehensive examination of racialized, classed, and gendered punishment of Black girls in Virginia during the early twentieth century. It looks at the ways in which the court system…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Intersectional Criminology

  • Women’s Human Rights in India book cover

    Women’s Human Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Christine Forster, Jaya Sagade

    This book focuses on women’s human rights in India. Drawing on case studies, it provides a clear overview of the key sources on gender and rights in the country. Further, it contextualizes women’s rights at the critical intersection of caste, religion and class, and analyses barriers to the…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge India

  • Infertility and Adoption: A Guide for Social Work Practice book cover

    Infertility and Adoption

    A Guide for Social Work Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah P Valentine

    This compassionate book brings together for the first time issues about infertility and adoption. Fifteen to 20 of all married couples in the United States are infertile, and most people have intense psychological and emotional reactions to the experience of infertility. Infertility and Adoption…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • From Drags to Riches: The Untold Story of Charles Pierce book cover

    From Drags to Riches

    The Untold Story of Charles Pierce, 1st Edition

    By John Wallraff

    Learn how Charles Pierce achieved stardom and became one of the most famous female impersonators of all time!Charles Pierce (1926--1999) was an internationally known and highly successful female impersonator, known for his vivid portrayals of Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, and Mae West. This book…

    eBook – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

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