Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Towards a Global Femicide Index: Counting the Costs book cover

    Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence. Campaigns such as ‘Counting Dead Women’ in Australia, the ‘Femicide Census’ in England, the Canadian Femicide Observatory, and the emergence of family violence death review teams…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender- and sexuality-inflected cultural production. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects: Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work book cover

    Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Intersections of Mothering: Feminist Accounts book cover

    Intersections of Mothering

    Feminist Accounts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Fiona Buchanan

    This book presents new interdisciplinary and intersectional research about women as mothers, highlighting that alternative accounts of mothering can challenge normative societal assumptions and broaden understandings of women as mothers, mothering and motherhoods. Mothering occurs within unequal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Me Too Political Science book cover

    Me Too Political Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Brown

    Me Too Political Science explores the multiple manifestations and implications of gendered biases in Political Science by "connecting the dots" between the sexual harassment described in the recent report on 2017 American Political Science Association’s Survey on Sexual Harassment at Annual…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Work-Family Dynamics: Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals book cover

    Work-Family Dynamics

    Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Brandth, Sigtona Halrynjo, Elin Kvande

    Work-life integration is an increasingly hot topic in the media, social research, governments and in people’s everyday lives. This volume offers a new type of lens for understanding work-family reconciliation by studying how work-family dynamics are shaped, squeezed and developed between consistent…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Social Inequality in the 21st Century: New Approaches, New Tools, and Policy Opportunities book cover

    Exploring Social Inequality in the 21st Century

    New Approaches, New Tools, and Policy Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Jarman, Paul Lambert

    In a world where the effects of inequality occupy an increasingly prominent place on the public agenda, this book provides up-to-date and thorough analysis from the perspective of a group of researchers at the forefront of social stratification analysis. Exploring Social Inequality in the 21st…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society: Love in an International Context book cover

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society reflects on relationships in contemporary society and the role of love and intimacy in framing lives. The book draws on sociological perspectives, cultural sociology and gender theory perspectives. It looks at how love and intimacy is experienced…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

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