• 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 – 2019-08-09 
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  • Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth book cover

    Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
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  • 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 – 2019-06-04 
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    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Development and Gender Capital in India: Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala book cover

    Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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  • Women's Education in the Third World: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Women's Education in the Third World

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By David H. Kelly, Gail P. Kelly

    Originally published in 1989. This detailed bibliography focuses on women’s education in the developing nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East. It contains annotations for about 1200 published works in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German. The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India: From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids book cover

    Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids, 1st Edition

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
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    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Translating Feminism in China: Gender, Sexuality and Censorship book cover

    Translating Feminism in China

    Gender, Sexuality and Censorship, 1st Edition

    By Zhongli Yu

    This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex (TSS, Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues (TVM, Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective book cover

    Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
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    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh: Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality book cover

    Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Perverse Taiwan book cover

    Perverse Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development, 1st Edition

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia book cover

    Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
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