Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender & Development

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power: Private Authority in Global Politics book cover

    The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Feminism, Diversity and HRD book cover

    Feminism, Diversity and HRD

    By Beverly Metcalfe

    Feminism, Diversity and HRD aims to enhance critical understandings of feminism, diversity and HRD theorization and practice in the global political economy. This involves addressing race, class and intersectional approaches to evaluating inequalities in society/organizations. Feminism, Diversity…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India book cover

    Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Intractable Conflicts in Contemporary India: Narratives and Social Movements book cover

    Intractable Conflicts in Contemporary India

    Narratives and Social Movements

    Edited by Savyasaachi

    This book attempts a representation of society in contemporary India through an ethnography woven around longstanding intractable conflicts — of displacement and rehabilitation, patriarchy, insurgency and counter-insurgency operations, and climate change. Each essay in this volume offers a critical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge India
    Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

  • The Social Determinants of Male Health book cover

    The Social Determinants of Male Health

    By John MacDonald

    This book deals with the often overlooked social determinants of male health. Adopting a life course perspective, MacDonald looks at the health of young boys, the health of fathers and men in families of different kinds, men after retirement, and employment and its impact on the health of men. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    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 – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience: Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming book cover

    Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women: Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict book cover

    Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Women in Business Families: From Past to Present book cover

    Women in Business Families

    From Past to Present

    Edited by Jarna Heinonen, Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

    For centuries, almost all economic activity was family-based. The family business rested on the division of labor among family members. Therefore the family was both socially and economically the foundation of the family business. Families were not only production units, but also education and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives book cover

    Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge

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