Women's Studies Products

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalization in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grisel Y. Acosta

    Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity is an exploration of Latinas on the periphery of both Latina culture and mainstream culture in the United States. Whether they are deliberately rejected or whether they choose to reject sexist, classist, or racist practices within their cultures, the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Hedquist

    The reception of Thomas Gainsborough’s Blue Boy from its origins to its appearances in contemporary visual culture reveals how its popularity was achieved and maintained by diverse audiences and in varied venues. Performative manifestations resulted in contradictory characterizations of the painted…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Widow Inheritance and Contested Citizenship in Kenya

    1st Edition

    By Awino Okech

    This book examines the practice of widow inheritance in order to explore the intersection between power, gender and sexualities in Kenya. Using widow inheritance amongst the Luo of Kenya as a case study, the book explores the role of body politics in the construction of gendered subjects and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Women’s and Gender Studies in India

    Crossings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women’s and gender studies in India. It locates them in the context of key theories, their interlinkages, and significant crossings and overlaps within the field while juxtaposing feminist and queer perspectives. The essays in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge India

  • Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Louise Jopling

    A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain, 1st Edition

    By Patricia de Montfort

    Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study is the first in-depth study of this nineteenth-century painter who was among the first women admitted to the Royal Society of British Artists (in 1902). In part an engaging biography of a compelling celebrity figure and social campaigner in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance, 1st Edition

    By Assata Zerai

    How can we promote people-centered governance in Africa? Cell phones/ information and communications technology (ICT) are shown to be linked to neoliberal understandings of more democratic governance structures, defined by the Worldwide Governance Indicators as: the rule of law, corruption-control,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

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