• 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region: Domination, Resistance, Accommodation book cover

    Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding Masculine Hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding Masculine Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    This book presents an innovative approach to gender, nationalism, and the relations between them, and analyses the broader social base of Hindu nationalist organisation to understand the growth of 'Hindutva', or Hindu nationalism, in India. Arguing that Hindu nationalist thought and predilections…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal: Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform book cover

    Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize nondiscrimination against people with disabilities. It also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Asian Women Leadership: A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison book cover

    Asian Women Leadership

    A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chin-Chung Chao, Louisa Ha

    This book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that helps readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership and examines the practices of Asian women leadership across…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan: Surname, Power, and Privilege book cover

    Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan

    Surname, Power, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Linda White

    The Japanese koseki system is the legal and social structure keeping record of all Japanese citizens. Determined by the Civil Code and the Koseki Law, for activists challenging it, the koseki is also an ideological structure, which has produced patriarchal control through single-surname households.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labor, Global Supply Chains, and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Banerjee Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme book cover

    Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme, 1st Edition

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Women and Disasters in South Asia: Survival, security and development book cover

    Women and Disasters in South Asia

    Survival, security and development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Swarna Rajagopalan

    South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet the impacts of disasters are not equally distributed across the peoples of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • Sexuality in a Changing China: Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period book cover

    Sexuality in a Changing China

    Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Zarafonetis

    Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNames: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on gender in Asia…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

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