Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities

    Critical feminist and postcolonial analyses

    Edited by Ebru Kongar, Jennifer C. Olmsted, Elora Shehabuddin

    Bringing together feminist analyses of economic processes and outcomes with feminist critiques of orientalism, this book examines the diverse economic realities facing women in a range of Muslim communities. This approach pays special attention to the role of Islam in economic analyses of gender…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge

  • I Answer with My Life: Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change book cover

    I Answer with My Life

    Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change

    By Kathleen Casey

    Originally published in 1993. This book shows, through the oral histories of ordinary women teachers, that effective prescriptions for change do not come simply from policy-makers. The author focuses on the narratives of three groups of teachers in the USA: Catholic nuns; secular Jewish women; and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Women in Primary Teaching: Career Contexts and Strategies book cover

    Women in Primary Teaching

    Career Contexts and Strategies

    By Julia Evetts

    Originally published in 1990. This study investigates the experiences of women in primary teaching and examines the levels of promotion achieved by men and women in the profession. Using extracts from women’s accounts of their own career histories, Women in Primary Teaching analyses both the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Gender in Physical Culture: Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures book cover

    Gender in Physical Culture

    Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Karin Grahn, Eva-Carin Lindgren

    This volume outlines existing research relating to gender in physical culture. The introductory chapter employs Lamont and Molnàr’s (2002) idea of ‘boundaries’ as visible and invisible socially constructed borders that create social differences, as the theoretical framework for the book. Seven…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Degrees of Difference: Women, Men, and the Value of Higher Education book cover

    Degrees of Difference

    Women, Men, and the Value of Higher Education

    By Nancy S. Niemi

    This volume investigates the dissonance between the supposed advantage held by educated women and their continued lack of economic and political power. Niemi explains the developments of the so-called "female advantage" and "boy crisis" in American higher education, setting them alongside…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • A Sociology of Crime: Second edition book cover

    A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System book cover

    Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

    By Victoria Canning

    Britain is often heralded as a country in which the rights and welfare of survivors of conflict and persecution are well embedded, and where the standard of living conditions for those seeking asylum is relatively high. Drawing on a decade of activism and research in the North West of England, this…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global: Volume I book cover

    Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Sport and Discrimination book cover

    Sport and Discrimination

    Edited by Daniel Kilvington, John Price

    Despite campaigns to educate and increase awareness, discrimination continues to be a deep-rooted problem in sport. This book provides an international, interdisciplinary and critical discussion of various forms of discrimination in sport today, with contributions from world-leading academics and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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