• Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste: Between Heaven and Earth book cover

    Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

    Between Heaven and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Niner

    This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence. It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste’s history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Education, Identity and Women Religious, 1800-1950: Convents, classrooms and colleges book cover

    Education, Identity and Women Religious, 1800-1950

    Convents, classrooms and colleges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Elizabeth M. Smyth

    This book brings together the work of eleven leading international scholars to map the contribution of teaching Sisters, who provided schooling to hundreds of thousands of children, globally, from 1800 to 1950. The volume represents research that draws on several theoretical approaches and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change

    Intersections of race, class and gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    Sociological literature tends to view the social categories of race, class and gender as distinct and has avoided discussing how multiple intersections inform and contribute to experiences of injustice and inequity. This limited focus is clearly inadequate. Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Intimacy and Reproduction in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Intimacy and Reproduction in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Genaro Castro-Vázquez

    This book presents an ethnographic investigation of intimate and reproductive behaviour in current Japanese society, grounded in the viewpoints of a group of Japanese mothers. It adopts a new approach in studying the decreasing fertility rates which are contributing to the ageing population in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • The Myth of the Queer Criminal book cover

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal

    1st Edition

    By Jeffery P Dennis

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal documents over a century of writings by sociologists, psychologists, criminologists, and forensic scientists, in Europe and the United States, who asserted that LGBT persons were innately and uniquely criminal. Applying the tools of narratology and queer theory,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education: Women First reconsidered book cover

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    Women First reconsidered, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Women in Sports Coaching book cover

    Women in Sports Coaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysia book cover

    Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Joseph

    This book provides a rich, detailed analysis of the experiences of young women growing up in post-colonial, rapidly modernizing Malaysia. It considers the impact of ethnicity, socio-economic status, and school experiences and achievement. It discusses the effects of Malaysia’s ethnic affirmative…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media: The Digital Housewife book cover

    Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66 book cover

    Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66

    1st Edition

    By Annie Pohlman

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia’s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities book cover

    Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

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