Women's Studies Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-03-30 
    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

  • Feminist Translation Studies

    Local and Transnational Perspectives

    Edited by Olga Castro, Emek Ergun

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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 – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in queer scholarship. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the essays in this volume propose new and surprising…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

  • Queen Hedwig Eleonora and the Arts

    Court Culture in Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe

    Edited by Kristoffer Neville, Lisa Skogh

    As queen consort and dowager, Hedwig Eleonora (1636–1715) held a unique position in Sweden for more than half a century. As the dominant collector and patron of art and architecture in the realm, she left a strong mark on Swedish court culture. Her dynastic network among the Northern European…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • 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
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

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