Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender Inequality

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

    Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality

    Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone

    From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract book cover

    Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities

    Rewriting the Sexual Contract, 1st Edition

    By Petra Bueskens

    Why do women in contemporary western societies experience contradiction between their autonomous and maternal selves? What are the origins of this contradiction and the associated ‘double shift’ that result in widespread calls to either ‘lean in’ or ‘opt out’? How are some mothers subverting these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Universal Basic Income book cover

    Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • 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 – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Intersectionality in Feminist and Queer Movements: Confronting Privileges book cover

    Intersectionality in Feminist and Queer Movements

    Confronting Privileges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Evans, Eléonore Lépinard

    Examining the ways in which feminist and queer activists confront privilege through the use of intersectionality, this edited collection presents empirical case studies from around the world to consider how intersectionality has been taken up (or indeed contested) by activists in order to expose…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Critical Thinking: Developing the Intellectual Tools for Social Justice book cover

    Critical Thinking

    Developing the Intellectual Tools for Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Zornado, Jill Harrison, Daniel Weisman

    Critical Thinking presents, defines and explains the intellectual skills and habits of mind that comprise critical thinking and its relationship to social justice. Each of the sequential chapters includes detailed examples and learning exercises that guide the reader step by step from intellectual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    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

  • 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

  • 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

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