Taylor & Francis India: Gender Studies

  • Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang

    Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zahia Smail Salhi

    The images of women in chadors or burqas as contrasted with images of belly dancers which circulate today as representations of Muslim/Middle Eastern women do not fluctuate from the images propagated by Orientalist paintings and colonial photographs which also offer contrasting representations of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Harmless Lovers?: Gender, Theory and Personal Relationships book cover

    Harmless Lovers?

    Gender, Theory and Personal Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Mike Gane

    This book examines the interconnections of gender theory and lived gender relationships of some of the key social theorists of the classical period (1789 - 1920): Wollstonecraft, Godwin, Enfantin, Comte, Marx, Engels, Mill, Nietzsche, Durkheim and Weber. By recounting the confrontations of these…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • China's New Underclass: Paid Domestic Labour book cover

    China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Xinying Hu

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Queer Times: Christopher Isherwood's Modernity book cover

    Queer Times

    Christopher Isherwood's Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Jamie Carr

    This book maps Christopher Isherwood's intellectual and aesthetic reflections from the late 1930s through the late 1970s. Drawing on the queer theory of Eve Sedgwick and the ethical theory of Michel Foucault, Carr illuminates Isherwood's post-war development of a queer ethos through his…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • The Cultural Politics of Emotion book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Emotion

    2nd Edition

    By Sara Ahmed

    Praise for the first edition "Ahmed's work contributes to cultural studies and rhetorical theory by elaborating a process through which we can approach everyday emotional practices as rich and complex sites interwoven in struggles for social change."--Rachel C. Riedner, JAC What do emotions do?…

    Paperback – 2014-07-25
    Routledge

  • Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia book cover

    Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge

  • Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature book cover

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tison Pugh

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • A Queer Capital: A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C. book cover

    A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C., 1st Edition

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-07
    Routledge

  • Gender and Chinese Society book cover

    Gender and Chinese Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    Compiled and introduced by Xiaowei Zang, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series is a collection of classic and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on themes and issues around gender in historical and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Children with Gender Identity Disorder: A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis book cover

    Children with Gender Identity Disorder

    A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Simona Giordano

    How should we understand transgenderism, especially as it affects children and adolescents? Psychiatric manuals include transgenderism among mental illnesses (Gender Identity Disorder). Such inclusion is relatively recent, and even the words transsexual and transgender were coined only a few…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Gender, Identity and Violence: Female Deselection in India book cover

    Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India’s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

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