• Feminism Counts: Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender book cover

    Feminism Counts

    Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Hughes, Rachel Lara Cohen

    This is an important and timely text that provides a unique overview of contemporary quantitative approaches to gender research. The contributors are internationally recognised researchers from the UK, USA and Sweden who occupy a range of disciplinary locations, including historical demography,…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Middle Eastern Belongings book cover

    Middle Eastern Belongings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diane E. King

    This book features chapters that examine the various ways of belonging in the Middle East. Belonging can mean fitting in, feeling at home, feeling a part; this kind of belonging is profoundly social. Belongings can be possessions, objects closely associated with one’s deepest notions of…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25

  • Offending Girls: Young Women and Youth Justice book cover

    Offending Girls

    Young Women and Youth Justice, 1st Edition

    By Gilly Sharpe

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls’ offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ‘new breed’ of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ‘ladette’, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15

  • Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community, 1965-1980 book cover

    Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community, 1965-1980

    1st Edition

    By Kalenda C. Eaton

    This book examines how cultural and ideological reactions to activism in the post-Civil Rights Black community were depicted in fiction written by Black women writers, 1965–1980. By recognizing and often challenging prevailing cultural paradigms within the post-Civil Rights era, writers such as…

    Paperback – 2012-10-08
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Regulating the International Movement of Women: From Protection to Control book cover

    Regulating the International Movement of Women

    From Protection to Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharron FitzGerald

    The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women's lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01

  • Human Sex Trafficking book cover

    Human Sex Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Women, Civil Society and the Geopolitics of Democratization book cover

    Women, Civil Society and the Geopolitics of Democratization

    1st Edition

    By Denise M. Horn

    Over the past decade, democratization and civil society promotion became key variables in preserving global security and the liberal economic market. This book examines the prevalence of democratization policies as a hegemonic geopolitical tool; these policies represent a concerted political effort…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Transgender Identities: Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity book cover

    Transgender Identities

    Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Hines, Tam Sanger

    In recent years transgender has emerged as a subject of increasing social and cultural interest. This volume offers vivid accounts of the diversity of living transgender in today's world. The first section, "Emerging Identities," maps the ways in which social, cultural, legal and medical…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Women and Exercise: The Body, Health and Consumerism book cover

    Women and Exercise

    The Body, Health and Consumerism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eileen Kennedy, Pirkko Markula

    Exercise for women is a heavily-laden social and embodied experience. While exercise promotion has become an increasingly visible part of health campaigns, obesity among women is rising, and studies indicate that women are generally less physically active than men. Women’s (lack of) exercise,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sexuality, Gender and Power: Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Power

    Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna G. Jónasdóttir, Valerie Bryson, Kathleen B. Jones

    Bringing together essays by a distinguished international group of leading and emerging scholars of sexuality and gender, this stimulating and accessible collection explores a range of theoretical and "real world" perspectives current in the field. Treating these approaches as complementary,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Overcoming Objectification: A Carnal Ethics book cover

    Overcoming Objectification

    A Carnal Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Ann J. Cahill

    Objectification is a foundational concept in feminist theory, used to analyze such disparate social phenomena as sex work, representation of women's bodies, and sexual harassment. However, there has been an increasing trend among scholars of rejecting and re-evaluating the philosophical assumptions…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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