Gender Studies Products

  • Sexuality in Medieval Europe

    Doing Unto Others, 3rd Edition

    By Ruth Mazo Karras

    Challenging the way the Middle Ages have been treated in general histories of sexuality, Sexuality in Medieval Europe shows how views at the time were conflicted and complicated; there was no single medieval attitude towards sexuality any more than there is one modern attitude. Focusing on marital…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 

  • Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Marian Baird, Michele Ford, Elizabeth Hill

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women’s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and care are managed,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gender

    Psychological Perspectives, Seventh Edition

    By Linda Brannon

    Gender: Psychological Perspectives synthesizes the latest research on gender to help students think critically about the differences between research findings and stereotypes, provoking them to examine and revise their own preconceptions. The text examines the behavioral, biological, and social…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban

    By Amelie Barras

    Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves and other religious symbols has been particularly critical in guiding this thought…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Islamic Studies Series

  • Dislocating Masculinity

    Comparative Ethnographies, revised edition

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Nancy Lindisfarne

    Originally published in 1994, and now a feminist classic, Dislocating Masculinity offers a penetrating critique of writing on and by men. Bringing together anthropologists, sociologists, linguists and historians, it raises important comparative questions about how gender operates, addressing issues…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study

    By Jean Li

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate Period. It is an intensive study of a corpus that is both geographically and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    By Kate Houlden

    This book is the first to focus exclusively on issues of gender and sexuality in a range of post-war novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. Concentrating on the 1950s to the mid 1970s, it highlights the period's diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford


    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David Solomon Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community. ‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Writing Academic Texts Differently

    Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing

    Edited by Nina Lykke

    This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

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