• The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship: Enterprise, Home and Household in London, c. 1800-1870 book cover

    The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship

    Enterprise, Home and Household in London, c. 1800-1870, 1st Edition

    By Alison Kay

    The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship explores the relationship between home, household headship and enterprise in Victorian London. It examines the notions of duty, honor and suitability in how women’s ventures are represented by themselves and others and engages in a comparison of the…

    Paperback – 2012-03-16
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    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Muslim Women and Sport book cover

    Muslim Women and Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2012-02-13
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    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • A Philosophical Investigation of Rape: The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self book cover

    A Philosophical Investigation of Rape

    The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self, 1st Edition

    By Louise du Toit

    This book offers a critical feminist perspective on the widely debated topic of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse concerning women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2012-02-03
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Clifford Geertz in Morocco book cover

    Clifford Geertz in Morocco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Slyomovics

    Between 1963 and 1986, eminent American anthropologists Clifford and Hildred Geertz - together and alone - conducted ethnographic fieldwork for varying periods in Sefrou, a town situated in north-central Morocco, south of Fez.  This book considers Geertz’s contributions to sociocultural…

    Paperback – 2011-12-21
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  • Migrant Workers in Asia: Distant Divides, Intimate Connections book cover

    Migrant Workers in Asia

    Distant Divides, Intimate Connections, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Constable

    This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen, Israel, Jordan, and the UAE. Conceptually and methodologically, this book challenges us…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
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  • Migration, Domestic Work and Affect: A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of Labor book cover

    Migration, Domestic Work and Affect

    A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of Labor, 1st Edition

    By Encarnación Gutiérrez-Rodríguez

    Domestic and care work in private households is now the largest employment sector for migrant women. This book sheds light on these households through its focus on the interpersonal relationships between Latin American “undocumented migrant” domestic workers and employers in Austria, Germany, Spain…

    Paperback – 2011-12-08
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Theorizing Sexual Violence book cover

    Theorizing Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renée J. Heberle, Victoria Grace

    Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relationship between sex, sexuality and violence in order to better understand the terms on which women's…

    Paperback – 2011-10-11
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence: Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches book cover

    Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
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  • Gendering Global Transformations: Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity book cover

    Gendering Global Transformations

    Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chima J. Korieh, Philomina E Okeke-Ihejirika

    The authors collected in Gendering Global Transformations: Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity probe the effects of global and local forces in reshaping notions of gender, race, class, identity, human rights, and community across Africa and its Diaspora. The …

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender and Family Among Transnational Professionals book cover

    Gender and Family Among Transnational Professionals

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Coles, Anne-Meike Fechter

    While interest in migration flows is ever-growing, this has mostly concentrated on disadvantaged migrants moving from developing to Western industrialised countries. In contrast, Euro-American mobile professionals are only now becoming an emergent research topic. Similarly, debates on the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Feminism, Domesticity and Popular Culture book cover

    Feminism, Domesticity and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Gillis, Joanne Hollows

    The relationship between feminism and domesticity has recently come in for renewed interest in popular culture. This collection makes an intervention into the debates surrounding feminism’s contentious relationship with domesticity and domestic femininities in popular culture. It offers an…

    Paperback – 2011-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Queer Political Performance and Protest book cover

    Queer Political Performance and Protest

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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