Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic ecological labour from an eco-feminist perspective, creating new ground at the intersection of critical labour, environmental, and gender studies. It explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility book cover

    The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex: Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities book cover

    Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex

    Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities

    By Juliet Watson

    Survival sex, commonly understood to be the exchange of sex for material support, is a practice that is associated with young homeless women. However, such a narrow definition of survival sex fails to recognise the multiple, complex, and co-existing motivations of young homeless women for engaging…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence book cover

    Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities: Critical Feminist and Postcolonial Analyses book cover

    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 – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Gender, Subjectivity and Cultural Work: Classical Music Profession book cover

    Gender, Subjectivity and Cultural Work

    Classical Music Profession

    By Christina Scharff

    What is it like to work as a classical musician today? How can we explain ongoing gender, racial, and class inequalities in the classical music profession? What happens when musicians become entrepreneurial and think of themselves as a product that needs to be sold and marketed? Gender,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender 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 – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Trafficking: A Complex Phenomenon of Globalization and Vulnerability book cover

    Human Trafficking

    A Complex Phenomenon of Globalization and Vulnerability

    Edited by Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Jenny B Clark

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has resulted in the buying and selling of human beings. Poverty, social instability, lawlessness, gender biases, and ethnic hostility have entrapped millions in the world of modern day slavery, with the result that human trafficking is one of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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