Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Peer Abuse Among Young People: a contextual account book cover

    Peer Abuse Among Young People

    a contextual account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature of the abuse and the gendered social context. Using case studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Equality Struggles: Women’s Movements, Neoliberal Markets and State Political Agendas in Scandinavia book cover

    Equality Struggles

    Women’s Movements, Neoliberal Markets and State Political Agendas in Scandinavia

    By Mia Liinason

    In recent times where European welfare states are undergoing serious economic and social crises and being increasingly exposed to criticism, there has been a noticeable revival of feminist interest in the issues of equality. Focusing on a signature aspect of Scandinavian welfare states, Equality…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • 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 book cover

    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

  • Patriarchy book cover

    Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-28
    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 – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

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