Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers: Occupational Health and Women In the Third Republic book cover

    Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers

    Occupational Health and Women In the Third Republic, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Gordon

    The 1898 suppression of white phosphorous in the French match industry was a victory of organized labour. At a time when most French workers did not have the power to effect changes in the health and safety conditions of their work, the match workers succeeded. At a time when most French women were…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • Women at Work: A Brief Introduction to Trade Unionism for Women book cover

    Women at Work

    A Brief Introduction to Trade Unionism for Women, 1st Edition

    By Mary Agnes Hamilton

    This book, first published in 1941, is concerned to relate the argument for Trade Unionism to the needs of women who work, whether in their homes or outside them. It is, in part, a historical analysis of the inter-war years, and it also prefigures the changes to women’s working conditions brought…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • Women in Business: Perspectives on Women Entrepreneurs book cover

    Women in Business

    Perspectives on Women Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Allen, Carole Truman

    This important collection, first published in 1993, brings together the most comprehensive analyses of women’s experience in business to date. The small business world – usually associated with men – is unpacked to display the multiple roles played by women. Links are made between lifestyles and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • Men's Intrusion, Women's Embodiment: A critical analysis of street harassment book cover

    Men's Intrusion, Women's Embodiment

    A critical analysis of street harassment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Vera-Gray

    Research on violence against women tends to focus on topics such as sexual assault and intimate partner violence, arguably to the detriment of investigating men’s violence and intrusion in women’s everyday lives. The reality and possibility of the routine intrusions women experience from men in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU book cover

    Understanding the Transformation of Germany’s CDU

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Green, Ed Turner

    This book analyses the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), one of Europe’s most successful and influential political parties. The CDU might have been expected to struggle in the circumstances of a more diverse, secular reunified Germany, yet it has prospered to an extent almost…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Gender and Crisis in Global Politics book cover

    Gender and Crisis in Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Sjoberg

    The global political arena is (again) in a time of crisis. Different sources pay attention to different crises: the Global Financial Crisis, the Debt Crisis, the Crisis of ISIL/Daesh in Iraq and Syria, the Crisis of Israel and Palestine, and the Iran Nuclear Crisis have gotten significant attention…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World book cover

    Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery book cover

    When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: An International Perspective book cover

    Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Work and Family Policy: International Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Disaster book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease

    In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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