Women's Studies Products

  • Resisting Citizenship

    Feminist Essays on Politics, Community, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Martha A. Ackelsberg

    Political participation in America—supposedly the world’s strongest democracy—is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil…

    Paperback – 2009-10-30

  • Abortion, Sin and the State in Thailand

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Whittaker

    This book discusses abortion in a non-Western, non-Christian context - in Thailand, where over 300,000 illegal abortions are performed each year by a variety of methods. The book, based on extensive original research in the field, examines a wide range of issues, including stories of the real-life…

    Paperback – 2009-08-14
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women, Work and the Japanese Economic Miracle

    The case of the cotton textile industry, 1945-1975, 1st Edition

    By Helen Macnaughtan

    This book shows how, during the period of the Japanese economic miracle, a distinctive female employment system was developed alongside, and different from, the better known Japanese employment system which was applied to male employees. Women, Work and the Japanese Economic Miracle describes and…

    Paperback – 2009-08-14
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Feminism and the Women's Movement in Malaysia

    An Unsung (R)evolution, 1st Edition

    By Tan Beng Hui, Cecilia Ng, Tan Beng Hui

    Combining both personal and academic insights into the Malaysian women’s movement, this study provides an in-depth account of the multiple struggles of the Malaysian women’s movement, from securing gender equality in a patriarchal society to achieving unity among members of a multi-ethnic society…

    Paperback – 2009-08-13
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Women and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By…

    Hardback – 2009-06-26
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Women and Work in Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lyn Parker

    This book examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. It takes a broad definition of work in order to interrogate assumptions about work and economic activity, focusing on what women themselves see as their work, which includes not only paid employment, home life and child…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage

    Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal, 1st Edition

    By Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

    This is a new and engaging examination of the emergence of a Muslim women’s movement in India. The state of Bhopal, a Muslim principality in central India, was ruled by a succession of female rulers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most notably the last Begam of Bhopal, Nawab…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Critical Perspectives on bell hooks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, George Yancy

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar’s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Critical Social Thought

  • Female Entrepreneurship

    Implications for Education, Training and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Nancy M. Carter, Colette Henry, Barra O. Cinneide, Kate Johnston

    This informative book is a comprehensive, research-based text on for educators, trainers and policy makers.  It provides an insightful analysis into the range of issues facing female entrepreneurs around the world, along with recommendations as to how support agencies,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-07
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Gender and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Mary Holmes

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    The New Sociology

  • Women's Health and Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Annandale

    Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2009 Traditional distinctions between the experiences of women and men are breaking down and being reconfigured in new, more complex ways. The long-established life expectancy gap between men and women appears to be closing in many…

    Paperback – 2008-07-30
    Critical Studies in Health and Society

  • Gender and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Momsen

    It is increasingly apparent that the growing challenges facing development scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners in the twenty-first century require a more sophisticated understanding of the importance of gender than has hitherto been the case. At a time when the forces of globalization are…

    Hardback – 2008-06-19
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

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