Taylor & Francis India: Gender Studies

  • Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Nishimura Junko

    This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the 1960s and 1970s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the 1990s and the early 2000s. During this period, the Japanese economy experienced a severe recession. It has affected the firm-specific internal labour market and on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • China's Leftover Women: Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences book cover

    China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

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

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia: NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh book cover

    Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

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

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China: Becoming a 'Modern' Man book cover

    Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan book cover

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie, Ulrike Wöhr

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply…

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

  • 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

  • Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art: Women, Agency, and the Trojan War book cover

    Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art

    Women, Agency, and the Trojan War, 1st Edition

    By Anthony F. Mangieri

    The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and Rome. Most scholars agree that the Greeks and Romans did not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • TransGothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    TransGothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jolene Zigarovich

    This book contributes to an emerging field of study and provides new perspectives on the ways in which Gothic literature, visual media, and other cultural forms explicitly engage gender, sexuality, form, and genre. The collection is a forum in which the ideas of several well-respected critics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Women in Soviet Film: The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods book cover

    Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • On the Shoulders of Grandmothers: Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building book cover

    On the Shoulders of Grandmothers

    Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building, 1st Edition

    By Cinzia D. Solari

    On the Shoulders of Grandmothers is a global ethnography of Ukrainian transnational migration. Gendered migrant subjectivities are a key site for understanding the production of neoliberal capitalism and Ukrainian nation-state building, a fraught process that places Ukraine precariously between…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity book cover

    Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950 book cover

    Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raquel A.G. Reyes, William G. Clarence-Smith

    Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often struck by what they perceived as the widespread promiscuity and licentiousness of native inhabitants. Graphic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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