• Gender and Employment in Rural China

    By Jing Song

    With China’s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
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    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy.  Fifty-six entries, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

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    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    By Claire Raymond

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers through ten thematic chapters and includes the work of cis- and trans-woman photographers.Developing the argument that through aesthetic force…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
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  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Works of Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz

    Edited by Emilie Bergmann, Stacey Schlau

    Called by her contemporaries 'The Tenth Muse,' Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) has continued to stir both popular and scholarly imaginations. While generations of Mexican schoolchildren have memorized her satirical verses, only since the 1970s has her writing received consistent scholarly…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
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  • Representing Duchess Anna Amalia's Bildung

    A Visual Metamorphosis in Portraiture from Political to Personal in Eighteenth-Century Germany

    By Christina K. Lindeman

    The cultural milieu in the "Age of Goethe" of eighteenth-century Germany is given fresh context in this art historical study of the noted writers' patroness: Anna Amalia, Duchess of Weimar-Sachsen-Eisenach. An important noblewoman and patron of the arts, Anna Amalia transformed her court into one…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Title IX

    The Thirty-Seven Words that Changed America

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William Thro

    This book examines the passage and impact of Title IX up to the present day. The 1972 law requiring gender equity in educational programs receiving federal funding has had a transformative effect on American education. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro evaluate the ways in which the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • Postfeminism and Health

    Critical psychology and media perspectives

    By Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Martine Robson

    The construction of femininity has fundamental implications for the health and wellbeing of women. In an era of intense media scrutiny, women live within societies where their body image, sexuality and social choices are negotiated through a highly subjective framework. In this important book, the…

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    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Noah as Antihero

    Darren Aronofsky’s Cinematic Deluge

    Edited by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, Jon Morgan

    This collection of essays by biblical scholars is the first book-length treatment of the 2014 film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film has proved to be of great interest to scholars working on the interface between the Bible and popular culture, not only because it was heralded as the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Global Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, how Catholic women in Europe used Enlightenment thought and culture in their living contexts to articulate their beliefs about how to live their faith in the world. The chapters address their new understanding of womanhood,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
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  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
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    Children's Literature and Culture

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