• Women and Their Money 1700-1950: Essays on Women and Finance book cover

    Women and Their Money 1700-1950

    Essays on Women and Finance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford

    This book examines women's financial activity from the early days of the stock market in eighteenth century England and the South Sea Bubble to the mid-twentieth century. The essays demonstrate how many women managed their own finances despite legal and social restrictions and show that women were…

    Paperback – 2012-08-06
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Intimate Citizenships: Gender, Sexualities, Politics book cover

    Intimate Citizenships

    Gender, Sexualities, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elzbieta H. Oleksy

    This volume responds to the need to extend the theory of citizenship, in order to bridge the gap between the public and the private sphere. Through the application of intersectional methodology, the authors document how people’s most private decisions and practices are intertwined with public…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Equity in Health: The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action book cover

    Gender Equity in Health

    The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gita Sen, Piroska Östlin

    This volume brings together experts from a variety of disciplines, such as medicine, biology, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, economics and political science, who focus on three areas: health disparities and inequity due to gender, the specific problems women face in meeting the highest…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Women, War, Violence and Learning book cover

    Women, War, Violence and Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahrzad Mojab

    This anthology provides fresh theorization of gendered dimensions of learning, war, and violence, with a view to offering new insights on the impact of violence on women’s learning and well being. The collection is an important contribution to emerging interdisciplinary approaches to the role and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17

  • Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements book cover

    Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, Matthew Waites

    Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements is the first collection to focus on the contribution sociological approaches can make to analysis of human rights. Taking forward the sociology of human rights which emerged from the 1990s, it presents innovative analyses of global human rights struggles…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17

  • Gender and Transitional Justice: The Women of East Timor book cover

    Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor, 1st Edition

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times: Researching Educational Inequalities book cover

    Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23

  • Feminist Studies: A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing book cover

    Feminist Studies

    A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Nina Lykke

    In this book, feminist scholar Nina Lykke highlights current issues in feminist theory, epistemology and methodology. Combining introductory overviews with cutting-edge reflections, Lykke focuses on analytical approaches to gendered power differentials intersecting with other processes of social in…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century: The Quest for Independence book cover

    Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century

    The Quest for Independence, 1st Edition

    By Sue Hawkins

    This book presents a new examination of Victorian nurses which challenges commonly-held assumptions about their character and motivation. Nineteenth century nursing history has, until now, concentrated almost exclusively on nurse leaders, on the development of nursing as a profession and the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16

  • Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry book cover

    Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • NGOs in India: The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability book cover

    NGOs in India

    The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. By…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Dirty Dancing: An Ethnography of Lap Dancing book cover

    Dirty Dancing

    An Ethnography of Lap Dancing, 1st Edition

    By Rachela Colosi

    Based on ethnographic research conducted in 'Starlets', a lap-dancing club in the North of England, this book delves into what is often seen as the 'deviant', and 'stigmatized' world of lap-dancing. As well as the relationships between dancers, the author offers a unique insider's account of…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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