Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • 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 – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence book cover

    Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-11
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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

    Human Trafficking

    A Complex Phenomenon of Globalization and Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    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

  • Patriarchy book cover

    Patriarchy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease book cover

    The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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

    Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    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, 2nd 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 – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

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

    Degrees of Difference

    Women, Men, and the Value of Higher Education, 1st Edition

    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

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

    Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    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

  • Dislocating Masculinity: Comparative Ethnographies book cover

    Dislocating Masculinity

    Comparative Ethnographies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Nancy Lindisfarne

    Originally published in 1994, and now a feminist classic, Dislocating Masculinity offers a penetrating critique of writing on and by men. Bringing together anthropologists, sociologists, linguists and historians, it raises important comparative questions about how gender operates, addressing issues…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

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