E-books: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice: Pitfalls and Possibilities book cover

    Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice

    Pitfalls and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tseris

    This book argues that while notions of trauma in mental health hold promise for the advancement of women’s rights, the mainstreaming of trauma treatments and therapies has had mixed implications, sometimes replacing genuine social change efforts with new forms of female oppression by psychiatry. It…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gendered Approaches to Spatial Development in Europe: Perspectives, Similarities, Differences book cover

    Gendered Approaches to Spatial Development in Europe

    Perspectives, Similarities, Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Zibell, Doris Damyanovic, Ulrike Sturm

    This book explores the extent to which gendered approaches are evident and effective in spatial development in selected European countries. Beginning with an introduction to theories and concepts of gender, space and development, the book includes a brief historical review of gender in spatial…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Muslim Women's Rights: Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada book cover

    Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Tabassum Fahim Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse owing much to liberal-secular sensibilities—notions of freedom, equality, rational thinking, individualism, and modernization.…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation: New Themes and Old Problems in Northern Ireland Politics book cover

    Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation

    New Themes and Old Problems in Northern Ireland Politics, 1st Edition

    By Fidelma Ashe

    Utilising Northern Ireland as a case study, this book presents an analysis of the gender and sexual politics of conflict transformation. The book synthesises a vast array of international sources with the author’s empirical and theoretical research to produce a powerful gendered critique of…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored in research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Gender, Development, and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development, and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Carole Spary

    This book explores the relationship between the state, development policy, and gender (in)equality in India. It discusses the formation of state policy on gender and development in India in the post-1990 period through three key organising concepts of institutions, discourse, and agency. The book…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Gendered Injustice: Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls book cover

    Gendered Injustice

    Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Tosouni

    Without strong proof, policy advocates along with some scholars have causally linked declines in juvenile offending and incarceration with evidence-based and rehabilitation-oriented policy reform. Such studies have called for a shift back to rehabilitative ideals augmented by innovative strategies…

    eBook – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Queer Community: Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology book cover

    Queer Community

    Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Neal Carnes

    The context for this work is defined by a second wave of social and political activity contextualized by queer. For example, three, self-identified black, queer women started the Black Lives Matter movement. For a new generation, the first-wave reclamation of queer speaks to their position in a…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law: Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Transnational Advocacy Networks and Human Rights Law

    Emergence and Framing of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Dondoli

    This book asks the fundamental question of how new human rights issues emerge in the human rights debate. To answer this, the book focuses on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and on the case study of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) rights. The work argues that the way…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

  • Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities book cover

    Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard C.M. Mole

    Despite Soviet Russia having been one of the first major powers to decriminalise homosexual acts between men, attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in contemporary Russia and the other post-Soviet states have become increasingly hostile, with the introduction of…

    eBook – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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