• Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities book cover

    Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage book cover

    Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values: Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Contestations Over Gender in Asia book cover

    Contestations Over Gender in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lyn Parker, Laura Dales, Chie Ikeya

    This book brings together the work of scholars from around the world in a consideration of how gender is contested in various parts of Asia – in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Part I of this collection explores notions of agency in relation to women’s domestic and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Body Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Body Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    In the last three decades, the human body has gained increasing prominence in contemporary political debates, and it has become a central topic of modern social sciences and humanities. Modern technologies – such as organ transplants, stem-cell research, nanotechnology, cosmetic surgery and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing book cover

    Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing

    1st Edition

    By Kerry Griffiths

    This book explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an increasingly popular fitness and leisure activity for women. It moves beyond previous debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing classes, and instead explores the complexities of these concepts and highlights that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics: The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty book cover

    New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan: Heavy Burdens book cover

    Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens, 1st Edition

    By W. Donald Burton

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Emma Dalton

    This book looks at the gendering of the political system in Japan and the effects of that system on gender equality in national-level politics specifically and wider society more generally. It examines the approach taken by the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to issues of gender equality…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, sweat and tears book cover

    Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Global Border Crossings: Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures book cover

    Global Border Crossings

    Feminist Activists and Peace Workers Collaborating Across Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Ellyn Kaschak

    This book brings together a group of feminist activists, psychologists, and peace workers from countries on every continent who describe how they apply global/transnational feminism in their activist peace and justice projects in the cultures and countries in which they live and work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists: A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980 book cover

    Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

11Series in Women's Studies

Product Search