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  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    1st Edition

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America, 1st Edition

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of proxy wars, the Space Race, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as vital sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded critically, while simultaneously redeploying the products of "Technological…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    1st Edition

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, the presence of women in governance has become a major marker of successful democracy in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated gender quotas to ensure the presence of elected women…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Women and Conflict in India

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture, 1st Edition

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women, who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Deo

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus, as they politicized one dimension of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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