Women's Studies Products

  • Fashionability, Exhibition Culture and Gender Politics

    Fair Women, 1st Edition

    By Meaghan Clarke

    Fair Women was an early example of a Victorian ‘blockbuster’ exhibition. Organised by a committee of women, it opened to great fanfare in the Grafton Galleries in London, and comprised both historical and contemporary portraits of women as well as decorative objects. Meaghan Clarke argues that the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Violence against Women and Girls

    Understanding Responses and Approaches in the Indian Health Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sangeeta Rege, Padma Bhate-Deosthali, T K Sundari Ravindran

    This book discusses the pervasiveness of violence against women (VAW) in India and traces its evolution as a public health concern. It highlights the fundamental relationship between health and violence and identifies institutional gaps, which hinder comprehensive healthcare and support to VAW…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge India

  • Artist-Parents in Contemporary Art

    Gender, Identity, and Domesticity, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Kutis

    This book examines the increasing intersections of art and parenting from the late 1990s to the early 2010s, when constructions of masculine and feminine identities, as well as the structure of the family, underwent radical change. Barbara Kutis asserts that the championing of the simultaneous…

    Hardback – 2020-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE

    1st Edition

    By Sita Anantha Raman

    This book looks at the first eight Sanskrit law codes written in India, between 600 BCE and 570 ACE. It focuses on the legal, religious and ethical customs which were codified in this period and their impact on the social and political life of women. The volume analyzes texts such as the major…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge India

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book offers a renewed look at Emma Hamilton, the eighteenth-century celebrity who was depicted by many major artists, including Angelica Kauffman, George Romney, and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Adopting an art historical and feminist lens, Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which Hamilton…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • How the Personal Became Political

    The Gender and Sexuality Revolutions in 1970s Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Arrow, Angela Woollacott

    How the Personal became Political brings together new research on the feminist and sexual revolutions of the 1970s in Australia. It addresses the political and theoretical significance of these movements, asking how and why did matters previously considered private and personal, become public and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17
    Routledge

  • Women, Agency, and the State in Guinea

    Silent Politics, 1st Edition

    By Carole Ammann

    This book examines how women in Guinea articulate themselves politically within and outside institutional politics. It documents the everyday practices that local female actors adopt to deal with the continuous economic, political, and social insecurities that emerge in times of political…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vina A. Lanzona, Frederik Rettig

    This book brings together a wide range of case studies to explore the experiences and significance of women warriors in Southeast Asian history from ancient to contemporary times. Using a number of sources, including royal chronicles, diaries, memoirs and interviews, the book discusses why women…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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