Gender Studies Products

  • Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China

    By Wang Xiying

    This book explores young people’s experiences of, and views on, dating, gender, sexuality, sexual hegemony and violence within dating relationships. Based on interviews and focus groups conducted in Beijing over a long period, and focusing especially on dating violence, the book reveals insights on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    This is an important and rigorous study exploring the varied and shifting meanings that Israeli women ascribe to their military service. By analysing life stories and testimonies of over 120 women the text examines: How do women's gendered ethno-class positions shape their experiences of military…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality in a Changing China

    Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period

    By Nicole Zarafonetis

    China has experienced rapid economic and social change since the beginning of the 'Open Door' policy in 1978. Yet at the same time, the legacy of the Mao era remains and elements of Confucianism continue to exist in the reform period. As a result, traditional views concerning gender roles and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Women and Conflict in India

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire

    By Maria Platt

    Marriage is central to Indonesia’s social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women’s experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a…

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

  • Birth in Buddhism

    The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom

    By Amy Paris Langenberg

    Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Women in Policing

    An International Perspective

    By Venessa Garcia, Patrick F. McManimon, Jr.

    Research on women and policing is often fragmented—focusing on one particular country, or at most, comparing one or two countries across continents. This book aims to close the loop by examining policing within several countries on all five continents. The author provides a historical, cultural,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • The Nature of Hysteria

    By Niel Micklem

    Hysteria was a frequently diagnosed illness in the West through the nineteenth and much of the twentieth century. Today the medical profession has virtually abandoned the diagnosis altogether. However, this does not mean that hysteria has ceased to exist. In The Nature of Hysteria, Niel Micklem…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Bear Cookin'

    The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods

    By Pj Gray, Stanley Hunter

    Please DO feed the bears! Bear Cookin': The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods takes a good-natured approach to good eating, presenting home-style recipes with a light-hearted touch. Aimed at husky, hairy gay men—and their admirers—the book presents convenient and satisfying recipes…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Laws of Inheritance

    A post-Jungian study of twins and the relationship between the first and other(s)

    By Elizabeth Brodersen

    Instilled in interdisciplinary cross-cultural perspectives of mythical, socio-economic, literary, pedagogic and psychoanalytic representations, two archetypal, creative inheritance laws interact as ‘twins’: Eros (fusion/containment/safety) and Thanatos (division/separation/risk). Hypothesising…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

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