Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment: A Complex Social Psychology book cover

    The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…Whilst diverse in nature, these events share a common…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry: The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars book cover

    Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry

    The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars, 2nd Edition

    By Kristin Lieb

    Gender, Branding, and The Modern Music Industry combines interview data with music industry professionals with theoretical frameworks from sociology, mass communication, and marketing to explain and explore the gender differences female artists experience. This book provides a rare lens on the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery book cover

    When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery

    By Rachel Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • 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 environmental labour from an eco-feminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognised, understood…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste: Between Heaven and Earth book cover

    Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

    Between Heaven and Earth

    Edited by Sara Niner

    This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence. It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste’s history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Abuse Between Young People: A Contextual Account book cover

    Abuse Between Young People

    A Contextual Account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Awareness of peer-on-peer abuse is on the rise and is a matter of increasing international concern. Abuse between young people: A contextual account is the first book to offer a contextualised narrative of peer-on-peer abuse that moves beyond recognising an association between environments and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Policing the Sex Industry: Protection, Paternalism and Politics book cover

    Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • New Directions in Elite Studies book cover

    New Directions in Elite Studies

    Edited by Olav Korsnes, Johan Heilbron, Johs. Hjellbrekke, Felix Bühlmann, Mike Savage

    Since the financial crisis, the issue of the ‘one percent’ has become the centre of intense public debate, unavoidable even for members of the elite themselves. Moreover, inquiring into elites has taken centre-stage once again in both journalistic investigations and academic research. New…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals): Homeless Women's Survival Stories book cover

    Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women's Education in Modern India: Double Discrimination book cover

    Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination

    By Shailaja Paik

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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