• Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, sweat and tears book cover

    Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Global Border Crossings: Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures book cover

    Global Border Crossings

    Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ellyn Kaschak

    This book brings together a group of feminist activists, psychologists, and peace workers from countries on every continent who describe how they apply global/transnational feminism in their activist peace and justice projects in the cultures and countries in which they live and work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists: A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980 book cover

    Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Women and Aging International: Diversity, Challenges and Contributions book cover

    Women and Aging International

    Diversity, Challenges and Contributions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Ann Mjelde-Mossey, Iris Chi

    According to a recent population report by the United Nations, "in most countries, older women greatly outnumber older men. In many cases, the difference is so large that the concerns of the older population should in fact be viewed primarily as the concerns of older women." Internationally, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Women and Media in the Middle East: From Veiling to Blogging book cover

    Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Female Fans of the NFL: Taking Their Place in the Stands book cover

    Female Fans of the NFL

    Taking Their Place in the Stands, 1st Edition

    By Anne Cunningham Osborne, Danielle Sarver Coombs

    In the past, sport, particularly football, has been defined as a male domain. Women’s interest stereotypically ranges from gentle tolerance to active resistance. But increasingly, women are proudly identifying themselves as supporters of their teams, and have become highly desirable audiences for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Girls, Gender and Physical Education: An Activist Approach book cover

    Girls, Gender and Physical Education

    An Activist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly L. Oliver, David Kirk

    In this powerfully argued and progressive study, Kimberly Oliver and David Kirk call for a radical reconstruction of the teaching of physical education for girls. Despite forty years of theorization and practical intervention, girls are still disengaging from physical education, dropping out of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Women and Their Work book cover

    Women and Their Work

    1st Edition

    By Mrs Arthur Lyttelton

    First published in 1901, this title lends insight into the position of English women in the workforce at the turn of the twentieth century. The conditions of women changed rapidly throughout the 1800s, leading to more varied choices in terms of career and lifestyle. However, this title also reveals…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy: Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice book cover

    Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy

    Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa K. Taylor, Jasmin Zine

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women’s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said’s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals): The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs book cover

    Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals)

    The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Robert Goffee, Richard Scase

    Why do women start their own businesses? Is it solely because they are searching for financial success, or for other reasons? On the basis of detailed interviews with a number of women who have started their own businesses, this book, first published in 1985, reveals the significance of factors…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Globalization, and Violence: Postcolonial Conflict Zones book cover

    Gender, Globalization, and Violence

    Postcolonial Conflict Zones, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi

    This wide-ranging collection of essays elaborates on some of the most pressing issues in contemporary postcolonial society in their transition from conflict and contestation to dialogue and resolution. It explores from new angles questions of violent conflict, forced migration, trafficking and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Writing Academic Texts Differently: Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing book cover

    Writing Academic Texts Differently

    Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Lykke

    This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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