Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • The Politics of Sex: Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections book cover

    The Politics of Sex

    Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Hansen

    The American cultural landscape has shifted considerably since the 1990s. As church attendance has declined, seculars have increased in number and in political involvement. The economy was supposed to be the most important issue in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but social issues such as gay rights…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies book cover

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa McLaughlin, Cynthia Carter

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies features contributions written by a diverse group of stellar feminist scholars from around the world. Each contributor has authored a brief, thought-provoking commentary on the current status and future directions of feminist media studies. Although…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Islam, Family Life, and Gender Inequality in Urban China book cover

    Islam, Family Life, and Gender Inequality in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    This book studies the relationship between Islam, family processes, and gender inequality among Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi, China. Empirically, it shows in quantitative terms the extent of gender inequalities among Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi and tests whether the gender inequalities are a difference…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

  • International Perspectives on Women and HIV book cover

    International Perspectives on Women and HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel A MacMaster, Brian E Bride, CINDY DAVIS

    Throughout the world, the threat of HIV/AIDS to women’s health has become the focus of increased concern. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2004) reports that almost 20 million women and girls are living with HIV globally, accounting for nearly half of all people living with HIV…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mobility, Space and Culture book cover

    Mobility, Space and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Peter Merriman

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has emerged an increasing concern with mobility in the social sciences and humanities. In Mobility, Space and Culture, Peter Merriman provides an important and timely contribution to the mobilities turn in the social sciences, encouraging academics to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Korean Women Managers and Corporate Culture: Challenging Tradition, Choosing Empowerment, Creating Change book cover

    Korean Women Managers and Corporate Culture

    Challenging Tradition, Choosing Empowerment, Creating Change, 1st Edition

    By Jean R. Renshaw

    The typical view of Korean women is not as managers. The stereotype is of Korean women serving and pleasing men, or more recently as aggressive shopkeepers and bar-owners. Very little has been written to challenge this misconception. This fascinating book reveals there have always been managers…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Participatory Research and Gender Analysis: New Approaches book cover

    Participatory Research and Gender Analysis

    New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Lilja, John Dixon, Deborah Eade

    Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Development in Practice Books

  • Feminist Criminology book cover

    Feminist Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Claire M. Renzetti

    Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research. In this…

    Paperback – 2013-05-21
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Class, Ethnicity, Gender and Latino Entrepreneurship book cover

    Class, Ethnicity, Gender and Latino Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    By María Eugenia Verdaguer

    Drawing on surveys and in-depth interviews, this book examines the social and economic relations of first-generation Latino entrepreneurs. Verdaguer explores social patterns between and within groups, situating immigrant entrepreneurship within concrete geographical, demographic and historical…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • Gender Equity in Health: The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action book cover

    Gender Equity in Health

    The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gita Sen, Piroska Östlin

    This volume brings together experts from a variety of disciplines, such as medicine, biology, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, economics and political science, who focus on three areas: health disparities and inequity due to gender, the specific problems women face in meeting the highest…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry book cover

    Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Sport, Masculinities and the Body book cover

    Sport, Masculinities and the Body

    1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    This groundbreaking work explores masculinity and the body within sports. Sports continue to retain expectations for presentations of specific forms of masculinity. The body is central to these presentations. These everyday bodily performances are rehearsed and performed either successfully or…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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