Women's Studies Products

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak

    1st Edition

    By Cheng Sim Hew

    In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina migrant entertainers, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Yea

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan, 1st Edition

    By Dr Farideh Heyat

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography emerging from more than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women, Literacy and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant

    Women's literacy is often assumed to be the key to promoting better health, family planning and nutrition in the developing world. This has dominated much development research and has led to women's literacy being promoted by governments and aid agencies as the key to improving the lives of poor…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Hardback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Writing Academic Texts Differently

    Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Lykke

    This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between…

    Hardback – 2014-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India’s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

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