Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach book cover

    Gender Inequality in Our Changing World

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Lori Kenschaft, Roger Clark, Desiree Ciambrone

    Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach focuses on the contemporary United States but places it in historical and global context. Written for sociology of gender courses, this textbook identifies conditions that encourage greater or lesser gender inequality, explains how…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises book cover

    Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, James Heintz, Stephanie Seguino

    Economic and financial crises have become perennial features of today’s global economy. Macroeconomic theories of crisis, including the global crisis that unfolded in 2008, emphasize the role of financial deregulation; capital flow imbalances; and growing debt, fueled by income and wealth…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27

  • Gender Roles: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Gender Roles

    A Sociological Perspective, 6th Edition

    By Linda L Lindsey

    Offers a sociological perspective of gender that can be applied to our lives. Focusing on the most recent research and theory–both in the U.S. and globally–Gender Roles, 6e provides an in-depth, survey and analysis of modern gender roles and issues from a sociological perspective. The text…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender Equality in Public Services: Chasing the Dream book cover

    Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream, 1st Edition

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections book cover

    The Body

    Social and Cultural Dissections, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing…

    Paperback – 2014-11-05

  • Rethinking American Women's Activism book cover

    Rethinking American Women's Activism

    1st Edition

    By Annelise Orleck

    In this enthralling narrative, Annelise Orleck chronicles the history of the American women's movement from the nineteenth century to the present. Starting with an incisive introduction that calls for a reconceptualization of American feminist history to encompass multiple streams of women's…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals): Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll? book cover

    The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?, 1st Edition

    By Michael Brake

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. It looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mobility: Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy book cover

    Family Mobility

    Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton, Paul Shield

    Family mobility decisions reveal much about how the public and private realms of social life interact and change. This sociological study explores how contemporary families reconcile individual members’ career and education projects within the family unit over time and space, and unpacks the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-18
    Changing Mobilities

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sport and Leisure book cover

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sport and Leisure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Fletcher, Katherine Dashper

    Despite the mythology of sport bringing people together and encouraging everyone to work collectively to success, modern sport remains a site of exclusionary practices that operate on a number of levels. Although sports participation is, in some cases at least, becoming more open and meritocratic,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Trials by Media: Narrative Immunity book cover

    Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Trials by Media

    Narrative Immunity, 1st Edition

    By Deb Waterhouse-Watson

    Since footballer sexual assault became top news in 2004, six years after the first case was reported, much has been written in the news media about individual cases, footballers and women who have sex with them. Deb Waterhouse-Watson reveals how media representations of recent sexual assault cases…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Knowing Victims: Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times book cover

    Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate…

    Paperback – 2014-06-12
    Women and Psychology

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