Gender Studies Products

  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women, who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    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 – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the US Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the 'other', gender and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Åshild Kolås

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the women, peace and security literature, the volume questions the potential of peace processes to become a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas

    Edited by Sanjoy Hazarika, Reshmi Banerjee

    The Eastern Himalaya region covers a geographical area that spans five nations and has diverse landscapes, a multitude of ethnic groups and a rich variety of flora and fauna. The region is relatively poor in terms of GDP and per capita income; industrialization and infrastructure is under-developed…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge India

  • On the Shoulders of Grandmothers

    Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building

    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 – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky-Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    Women’s military service in Israel presents a compelling case study to explore the meaning of gendered citizenship. Lomsky-Feder and Sasson-Levy compellingly argue that women’s mandatory military service during an active ongoing violent conflict, occurring at a formative age, becomes an initiation…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears

    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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