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  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David S 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 – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    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 – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • 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 – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Gender

    Fifth Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Female Ascetics

    Hierarchy and Purity in Indian Religious Movements

    By Wendy Sinclair-Brull

    This book examines in rich detail the neglected topic of female ascetics. Based on field research, it documents the social forces which facilitated the establishment of an Order of Ascetics for women, defying tradition in many respects. It describes the subtle methods by which the individual is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Korean Women's Movement and the State

    Bargaining for Change

    By Seung-kyung Kim, Kyounghee Kim

    This book asks what strategies women’s movements can employ to induce law and policy changes at the national level that will assist women’s equality without sacrificing their feminist energy, movement cohesiveness and core feminist commitments. The book takes up this question in order to emphasize…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers

    Edited by Lori J. Marso

    The feminist thinkers in this collection are the designated "fifty-one key feminist thinkers," historical and contemporary, and also the authors of the entries. Collected here are fifty-one key thinkers and fifty-one authors, recognizing that women are fifty-one percent of the population. There are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

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