Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • A Philosophical Investigation of Rape: The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self book cover

    A Philosophical Investigation of Rape

    The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self, 1st Edition

    By Louise du Toit

    This book offers a critical feminist perspective on the widely debated topic of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse concerning women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2012-02-03
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009: Charting the Globe book cover

    The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Social Research Today

  • Theorizing Sexual Violence book cover

    Theorizing Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renée J. Heberle, Victoria Grace

    Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relationship between sex, sexuality and violence in order to better understand the terms on which women's…

    Paperback – 2011-10-11
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer Political Performance and Protest book cover

    Queer Political Performance and Protest

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rights, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Rights, Gender and Family Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

    There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of…

    Paperback – 2010-08-27

  • Women on the Line book cover

    Women on the Line

    1st Edition

    By Miriam Glucksmann aka Ruth Cavendish

    Women on the Line is a pioneering ethnographic classic of the world of work in a British motor components factory. Miriam Glucksmann (aka Ruth Cavendish), a well-known contributor to the study of gender, work and employment, is for the first time revealed as the author, along with the identity of…

    Paperback – 2009-02-11

  • The Legal Regulation of Pregnancy and Parenting in the Labour Market book cover

    The Legal Regulation of Pregnancy and Parenting in the Labour Market

    1st Edition

    By Grace James

    Why is the law failing to protect pregnant workers and parents from detrimental treatment in the workplace? This theoretically informed book, which draws on the findings of a large scale, Nuffield Foundation funded, study of pregnancy-related workplace disputes, explores the legal regulation of…

    Hardback – 2008-11-07

  • Gender and Everyday Life book cover

    Gender and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Mary Holmes

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    The New Sociology

  • Gender, Diversity and Trade Unions: International Perspectives book cover

    Gender, Diversity and Trade Unions

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Colgan, Sue Ledwith

    The pressures of globalization and diversity are increasingly requiring organizations to rethink their priorities and methods. In this collection, leading researchers examine the debates and developments on gender, diversity and democracy in trade unions in eleven countries.Offering an…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28

  • Women, Employment and Organizations book cover

    Women, Employment and Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Judith Glover, Gill Kirton

    This book brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint…

    Paperback – 2006-09-28

  • Reassessing Gender and Achievement: Questioning Contemporary Key Debates book cover

    Reassessing Gender and Achievement

    Questioning Contemporary Key Debates, 1st Edition

    By Becky Francis, Christine Skelton

    Challenging current theories about gender and achievement, this book assesses the issues at stake and analyses the policy drives and changing perceptions of gender on which the 'gender and achievement' debates are based. This new topical book guides the reader through the different theories…

    Paperback – 2005-08-04

  • Heroines of Sport: The Politics of Difference and Identity book cover

    Heroines of Sport

    The Politics of Difference and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hargreaves

    Heroines of Sport looks closely at different groups of women whose stories have been excluded from previous accounts of women's sports and female heroism. It focuses on five specific groups of women from different places in the world: Black women in South Africa; Muslim women from the Middle…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14

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