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  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Tobias Rettig, Vina A. Lanzona

    Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, this book brings together a wide range of case studies covering women as agents of violence in periods of armed conflict in Southeast Asia. It discusses why these women were active in a domain traditionally preserved for men, and how it arguably transgressed…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 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

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking

    By Jane D Tchaicha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for the active participation in preserving and extended women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should not be considered a recent phenomenon, but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Sexuality in a Changing China

    Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period

    By Nicole Zarafonetis

    Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNames: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on gender in Asia…

    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

  • 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

  • Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England

    By Kathleen Kalpin Smith

    This book makes a significant contribution to recent scholarship on the ways in which women responded to the regulation of their behavior by focusing on representations of women speakers and their audiences in moments Smith identifies as "scenes of speech." This new approach, examining speech…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Sexuality and Public Space in India

    Reading the Visible

    By Carmel Christy

    The topic of sexuality and gender within the South Asian context is timely and widely discussed across a variety of academic disciplines. Since the end of the last century, there have been debates in the cultural sphere in India on issues concerning Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender people’s rights,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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