• The Other Ramayana Women: Regional Rejection and Response book cover

    The Other Ramayana Women

    Regional Rejection and Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brockington, Mary Brockington

    This book is the first to present current scholarship on gender and in regional and sectarian versions of the Rāmāyaṇa. Contributors explore in what ways the versions relate to other Rāmāyaṇa texts as they deal with the female persona and the cultural values implicit in them. Using a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Sexuality and Public Space in India: Reading the Visible book cover

    Sexuality and Public Space in India

    Reading the Visible, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Christy

    The topic of sexuality and gender within the South Asian context is timely and widely discussed across a variety of academic disciplines. Since the end of the last century, there have been debates in the cultural sphere in India on issues concerning Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender people’s rights,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Gender Justice and Proportionality in India: Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Gender Justice and Proportionality in India

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Juliette Duara

    For a judiciary in a democracy, dispensing justice is not only about doing justice, but also about showing that justice is being done; it is about giving reasons and creating a "culture of justification". The question becomes how to nurture such a culture. A number of liberal democratic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas book cover

    Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjoy Hazarika, Reshmi Banerjee

    The Eastern Himalaya region covers a geographical area that spans five nations and has diverse landscapes, a multitude of ethnic groups and a rich variety of flora and fauna. The region is relatively poor in terms of GDP and per capita income; industrialisation and infrastructure is under-developed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India book cover

    Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    1st Edition

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, the presence of women in governance has become a major marker of successful democracy in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated gender quotas to ensure the presence of elected women…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Indian Immigrant Women and Work: The American experience book cover

    Indian Immigrant Women and Work

    The American experience, 1st Edition

    By Ramya Vijaya, Bidisha Biswas

    In recent years, interest in the large group of skilled immigrants coming from India to the United States has soared. However, this immigration is seen as being overwhelmingly male. Female migrants are depicted either as family migrants following in the path chosen by men, or as victims of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Vera Mackie

    This collection brings together cutting-edge work by established and emerging scholars focusing on key societies in the East Asian region: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, North and South Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. This scope enables the collection to reflect on the nature of the transformations…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Engendering the Buddhist State: Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor book cover

    Engendering the Buddhist State

    Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian cultural history and historiography, with an ultimate aim of broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Literature, Gender, and the Trauma of Partition: The Paradox of Independence book cover

    Literature, Gender, and the Trauma of Partition

    The Paradox of Independence, 1st Edition

    By Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Partition occurring simultaneously with British decolonization of the Indian subcontinent led to the formation of independent India and Pakistan. While the political and communal aspects of the Partition have received some attention, its enormous personal and psychological costs have been mostly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Sri Lanka's Global Factory Workers: (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society book cover

    Sri Lanka's Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society, 1st Edition

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    In Sri Lanka, the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) employs thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. This book focuses on the global factory workers based in the FTZ, and analyzes intersections of gender, class and sexuality by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • 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 – 2019-12-06
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  • 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
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