Women's Studies Products

  • Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

    Citizenship, Nation and Race, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, Laura E. Nym Mayhall

    This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered…

    Hardback – 2000-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Tradition and Liberation

    The Hindu Tradition in the Indian Women's Movement, 1st Edition

    By Catherine A Robinson

    The text examines the role of the Hindu tradition in the ideology and methodology of the Indian women's movement. By showing how leaders of the movement have restated aspects of the tradition, it provides insight into the ways in which a women's movement can restate a religious tradition.…

    Hardback – 1999-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

  • The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Jordan

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil…

    Hardback – 1999-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Technophobia

    The Psychological Impact of Information Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark J. Brosnan

    Technology is taking over all aspects of life. Yet studies have shown that up to one half the population is 'technophobic'. This means having negative opinions or being anxious about information technology like personal computers. This book examines the origins of technophobia - what it is, who has…

    Hardback – 1998-06-04
    Routledge

  • Excavating Women

    A History of Women in European Archaeology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Magarita Díaz-Andreu, Marie Louise Stig Sorensen

    Archaeologists are increasingly aware of issues of gender when studying past societies; women are becoming better represented within the discipline and are attaining top academic posts. However, until now there has been no study undertaken of the history of women in European archaeology and their…

    Hardback – 1998-02-19
    Routledge

  • Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn R. Blackstone

    A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand…

    Hardback – 1998-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Female Ascetics

    Hierarchy and Purity in Indian Religious Movements, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sinclair-Brull

    This book examines in rich detail the neglected topic of female ascetics. Based on field research, it documents the social forces which facilitated the establishment of an Order of Ascetics for women, defying tradition in many respects. It describes the subtle methods by which the individual is…

    Hardback – 1997-04-18
    Routledge

  • Women and Industrialization in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Horton

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1995-12-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Dangerous Classes

    The Underclass and Social Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Morris

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1994-01-06
    Routledge

  • Women and Japanese Management

    Discrimination and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Alice C L Lam

    Standard works on the employment systems of Japanese companies deal almost exclusively with men. Women, however, constitute the vast majority of the low wage, highly flexible "non-core" employees.This book breaks new ground in examining the role of Japanese women in industry. It assesses the extent…

    Hardback – 1992-10-01
    Routledge

  • Reading Ads Socially

    1st Edition

    By Robert Goldman

    This systematic and authoritative book provides an unrivalled guide to understanding ad culture. It shows how the logic of commodities permeates the ways we think about ourselves, our relationships and our desires. Richly illustrated and written with great clarity, it will be essential reading for…

    Hardback – 1992-10-01
    Routledge

  • Young, Female and Black

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Safia Mirza

    Young black women bear all the hallmarks of a fundamentally unequal society. They do well at school, contribute to society, are good efficient workers yet, as a group they consistently fail to secure the economic status and occupational prestige they deserve. This book presents a serious challenge…

    Paperback – 1992-03-05
    Routledge

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