Gender, Space and Society

Gender, Space and Society

Series Editors:

The series on Gender, Space and Society publishes innovative feminist work that analyses men's and women's lives from a perspective that exposes and is committed to challenging social inequalities and injustices. The series reflects the ongoing significance and changing forms of gender, and of feminist ideas, in diverse social, geographical and political settings and adopts innovative methodological and philosophical approaches to understanding gender, space and society.

The themes it covers include, but are not restricted to:

  • The constitution and transformation of gender in different political and economic regimes around the world.
  • Men's and women's lived experiences of femininities and masculinities in diverse spaces and environments.
  • The ways in which gender is co-constituted and intersects with a range of other social identities, such as race, ethnicity, nationality, class, age, generation, religion, (dis)ability, sexual orientation, body size and health status in different places and times.
  • Challenging distinctions and offering new understandings of the relationships between public/private, economic/social (re)production, geopolitical/intimate and so on.
  • Destabilising the binary man/woman, and developing more complex ways of understanding gendered social and spatial relations.
  • Developing theoretical perspectives that shed light on the changing nature of gender relations, such as indigenous, postcolonial, queer, Marxist, poststructuralist and non-representational feminist theories.
  • Exploring innovation in methodology, praxis, knowledge co-production and activism as means of challenging social injustices.
  • Gender, Migration and Social Transformation

    Intersectionality in Bolivian Itinerant Migrations, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Bastia

    Intersectionality can be used to analyse whether migration leads to changes in gender relations. This book finds out how migrants from a peri-urban neighbourhood on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia, make sense of the migration journeys they have undertaken. Migration is intrinsically related to…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
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  • Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place

    Gender Variant Geographies, 1st Edition

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant and intersex people are in every sector of all societies, yet little is known about their relationship to place. Using a trans, feminist and queer geographical framework, this book invites readers to consider the complex relationship between transgender people, spaces…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
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    Gender, Space and Society

  • Masculinities and Place

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Gorman-Murray, Peter Hopkins

    Masculinities and Place bring together an impressive range of high-profile and emerging researchers to consolidate and expand new domains of interest in the geographies of men and masculinities. It is structured around key and emerging themes within recently completed and on-going research about…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
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  • The Illegal City

    Space, Law and Gender in a Delhi Squatter Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Ayona Datta

    The Illegal City explores the relationship between space, law and gendered subjectivity through a close look at an 'illegal' squatter settlement in Delhi. Since 2000, a series of judicial rulings in India have criminalised squatters as 'illegal' citizens, 'encroachers' and 'pickpockets' of urban…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
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  • Feminist Geopolitics

    Material States, 1st Edition

    By Deborah P. Dixon

    What can unfold from an engagement of feminist issues, concerns and practices with the geopolitical? How does feminism allow for a reconfiguration of how these two elements, the geo- and the -political, are understood and related? What kinds of objects can be located and put into motion? What kinds…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
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    Gender, Space and Society