E-books: Gender Studies

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia book cover

    Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vina A. Lanzona, Frederik Rettig

    This book brings together a wide range of case studies to explore the experiences and significance of women warriors in Southeast Asian history from ancient to contemporary times. Using a number of sources, including royal chronicles, diaries, memoirs and interviews, the book discusses why women…

    eBook – 2020-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Women in the Mediterranean book cover

    Women in the Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leila Simona Talani, Serena Giusti

    The book addresses the challenges faced by women on the two shores of the Mediterranean from a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective. While in the European Union’s (EU) Mediterranean countries inequality is mostly linked to the social sphere and, in particular refers to labour market…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art and Disability Studies book cover

    Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Wexler, John Derby

    This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Masterpiece of Nature: The Evolution and Genetics of Sexuality book cover

    The Masterpiece of Nature

    The Evolution and Genetics of Sexuality, 1st Edition

    By Graham Bell

    Originally published in 1982, The Masterpiece of Nature examines sex as representative of the most important challenge to the modern theory of evolution. The book suggests that sex evolved, not as the result of normal Darwinian processes of natural selection, but through competition between…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge

  • 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 book provides the first in-depth and sustained examination of women in African cinema. Films by women from…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • 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

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