• Women Writing and Writing about Women book cover

    Women Writing and Writing about Women

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Jacobus

    This innovative collection of contemporary essays in feminist literary criticism provides a spectrum of approaches and positions, united by their common focus on writing by and about women. Spanning the novel, poetry, drama, film and criticism, the contributors emphasise some of the problems of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Current Issues in Women's History book cover

    Current Issues in Women's History

    1st Edition

    By International Conference on Women's History

    Edited by Arina Angerman, Geerte Binnema, Annemieke Keunen, Vefie Poels, Jacqueline Zirkzee

    This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines. Asking new questions and using sources in a challenging way, the contributors reflect 1980s debates about…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Edging Women Out: Victorian Novelists, Publishers and Social Change book cover

    Edging Women Out

    Victorian Novelists, Publishers and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Gaye Tuchman

    Before about 1840, there was little prestige attached to the writing of novels, and most English novelists were women. By the turn of the twentieth century, "men of letters" acclaimed novels as a form of great literature, and most critically successful novelists were men. In the book, sociologist…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

  • Women in Europe since 1750 book cover

    Women in Europe since 1750

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Branca

    In dealing with the common experience of women in modern society, this book provides a deeper insight into European women at work, at home, at leisure and in their political and educational functions. Particular emphasis is placed upon the significant cultural differences between women of various…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Silent Sisterhood: Middle-class Women in the Victorian Home book cover

    Silent Sisterhood

    Middle-class Women in the Victorian Home, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Branca

    This perceptive book studies the Victorian woman in the home and in the family. One of the central purposes is to rescue Victorian woman from the realm of myth where her life was spent in frivolous trifles and instead to show how she had a major part to play in the practical management of the home.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Mrs Annie Besant: A Modern Prophet book cover

    Mrs Annie Besant

    A Modern Prophet, 1st Edition

    By Theodore Besterman

    Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Out of the Cage: Women's Experiences in Two World Wars book cover

    Out of the Cage

    Women's Experiences in Two World Wars, 1st Edition

    By Gail Braybon, Penny Summerfield

    Originally published in 1987, Out of the Cage brings vividly to life the experiences of working women from all social groups in the two World Wars. Telling a fascinating story, the authors emphasise what the women themselves have had to say, in diaries, memoirs, letters and recorded interviews…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Refugee Women: Beyond Gender versus Culture book cover

    Refugee Women

    Beyond Gender versus Culture, 1st Edition

    By Leah Bassel

    Debates over the headscarf and niqab, so-called ‘sharia-tribunals’, Female Genital Operations and forced marriages have raged in Europe and North America in recent years, raising the question – does accommodating Islam violate women’s rights? The book takes issue with the terms of this debate. It…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals): A Feminist Critique book cover

    Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals)

    A Feminist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Carol Smart

    First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as…

    Paperback – 2014-03-04
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sex Work: Labour, Mobility and Sexual Services book cover

    Sex Work

    Labour, Mobility and Sexual Services, 1st Edition

    By JaneMaree Maher, Sharon Pickering, Alison Gerard

    Sex work has always attracted policy, public and prurient interest. Currently, legal frameworks in developed countries range from prohibition, through partial legalisation to active regulation. Globalisation has increased women’s mobility between developing and developed countries at the same time…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • International Perspectives on Women and HIV book cover

    International Perspectives on Women and HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel A MacMaster, Brian E Bride, CINDY DAVIS

    Throughout the world, the threat of HIV/AIDS to women’s health has become the focus of increased concern. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2004) reports that almost 20 million women and girls are living with HIV globally, accounting for nearly half of all people living with HIV…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
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  • Governing Women: Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform book cover

    Governing Women

    Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Marie Goetz

    Though the proportion of women in national assemblies still barely scrapes 16% on average, the striking outliers – Rwanda with 49% of its assembly female, Argentina with 35%, Liberia and Chile with new women presidents this year – have raised expectations that there is an upward trend in women’s…

    Paperback – 2013-11-27
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    Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

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