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  • The Woman Who Lost Her Skin

    (And Other Dermatological Tales), 1st Edition

    By Rob Norman

    Can you Imagine this?Do you remember the last time, if you ever had a minor burn, you watched as a small part of your skin peeled off? Picture what it would be like if your whole skin peeled off. How would you feel about yourself?Stories about the skin are fascinating and compelling. The skin is…

    Paperback – 2004-06-24
    Routledge

  • Family Time

    The Social Organization of Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bittman, Nancy Folbre

    The time we have to care for one another, especially for our children and our elderly, is more precious to us than anything else in the world. Yet we have more experience accounting for money than we do for time.  In this volume, leading experts in analysis of time use from across the globe…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Courtesans and Tantric Consorts

    Sexualities in Buddhist Narrative, Iconography, and Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Serinity Young

    The wisest teachings of Buddhism say that, like all oppositions, one must move beyond gender. But as Serinity Young shows in this enlightening work, the rhetoric of Buddhist texts, the symbolism of its iconography, and the performative import of its rituals, tell different, and often contradictory,…

    Paperback – 2004-02-19
    Routledge

  • The International Who's Who of Women 2004

    4th Edition

    The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single volume publication.Listing over 6,000 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new fourth edition reflects the growing role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool with…

    Hardback – 2003-10-30
    Routledge
    International Who's Who of Women

  • Gender and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Henshall Momsen

    Since the Classic Women and Development in the Third World was published over a decade ago, a new awareness of the importance of gender roles in development has grown. Gender and Development provides an introduction to the topic that is based on the author's wide field experience. Topical and…

    Paperback – 2003-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Dangerous Designs

    Asian Women Fashion the Diaspora Economies, 1st Edition

    By Parminder Bhachu

    In late-1990s Britain, the salwaar-kameez or 'Punjabi suit' emerged as a high-fashion garment. Popular both on the catwalk and on the street, it made front-page news when worn by Diana, Princess of Wales and by Cherie Booth, the wife of UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.In her ethnography of the local…

    Paperback – 2003-10-23
    Routledge

  • Vision and Difference

    Feminism, Femininity and Histories of Art, 3rd Edition

    By Griselda Pollock

    Griselda Pollock provides concrete historical analyses of key moments in the formation of modern culture to reveal the sexual politics at the heart of modernist art. Crucially, she not only explores a feminist re-reading of the works of canonical male Impressionist and Pre-Raphaelite artists…

    Paperback – 2003-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Gender and Groupwork

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender

    Thinking about gender can enrich the work of all groupwork practitioners and can make a real difference in people's lives. Based on practice experience in both the UK and the USA, Gender and Groupwork brings together the best of groupwork knowledge, skills and values in a true transatlantic…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
    Routledge

  • Japan's Comfort Women

    1st Edition

    By Yuki Tanaka

    Japan's Comfort Women tells the harrowing story of the "comfort women" who were forced to enter prostitution to serve the Japanese Imperial army, often living in appalling conditions of sexual slavery. Using a wide range of primary sources, the author for the first time links military controlled…

    Paperback – 2001-12-21
    Routledge

  • Women and Work in Globalizing Asia

    1st Edition

    By Dong-Sook S. Gills, Nicola Piper

    This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from throughout Asia and…

    Hardback – 2001-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Women's Source Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various

    First published by Routledge Kegan & Paul 1986-1991, this new reprint collection makes available once again the most important primary sources from the Fawcett library in an accessible resource. The pamphlets and papers gathered here illustrate major debates on a range of issues including suffrage…

    Hardback – 2001-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions

  • Women's Source Library

    1st Edition

    First published by Routledge Kegan & Paul 1986-1991, this new reprint collection makes available once again the most important primary sources from the Fawcett library in an accessible resource. The pamphlets and papers gathered here illustrate major debates on a range of issues including suffrage…

    Hardback – 2001-10-25
    Routledge

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