Women's Studies Products

  • Using Women

    Gender, Drug Policy, and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Campbell

    From the 1950s 'girl junkie' to the 1990s 'crack mom', Using Women investigates how the cultural representations of women drug users have defined America's drug policies in this century. In analyzing the public's continued fear, horror and outrage wrought by the specter of women using drugs, Nancy…

    Paperback – 2000-06-08

  • Women and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dora Kohen

    We know that gender traits and mental disorders are based on social, cultural, personal and physiological background. In order to formulate the best management plan for the patient, the mental health practitioner needs to incorporate all available information.Women and Mental Health provides a…

    Paperback – 2000-06-01

  • Dangerous Sexualities

    Medico-Moral Politics in England Since 1830, 2nd Edition

    By Frank Mort

    Dangerous Sexualities takes a look at how our ideas of health and disease are linked to moral and immoral notions of sex. Beginning in the 1830s, Frank Mort relates his social historical narratives to the sexual choices and possibilities facing us now.This long-awaited second edition has been…

    Paperback – 2000-01-20

  • Ingres Then, and Now

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Rifkin

    Ingres Then, and Now is an innovative study of one of the best-known French artists of the nineteenth century, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Adrian Rifkin re-evaluates Ingres' work in the context of a variety of literary, musical and visual cultures which are normally seen as alien to him.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-23

  • 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 Studies in Asian Religion

  • Women in Contemporary Britain

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jane Pilcher

    In this introductory text for A level students and undergraduates, Jane Pilcher covers the main issues debated about women in Britain today. Subjects covered include: * women and gender: sociological perspectives* education and training* women and paid work* household work and caring* love and…

    Paperback – 1999-06-17

  • Snakes and Ladders: Reviewing Feminisms at Century's End

    Feminist Review, Issue 61, 1st Edition

    Edited by The Feminist Review Collective

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-03-04

  • Differencing the Canon

    Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories, 1st Edition

    By Griselda Pollock

    In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?` Do we simply reject the all-male line-up and satisfy our need for ideal egos with an all women litany of artistic heroines? Or is the question a chance to…

    Paperback – 1999-02-04

  • Technologies of Procreation

    Kinship in the Age of Assisted Conception, 2nd Edition

    By Jeanette Edwards, Sarah Franklin, Eric Hirsch, Frances Price, Marilyn Strathern

    Technologies of Procreation bridges the gap between medical technology and cultural values. It looks at the ways in which the 'technologies of procreation' affect society from an anthropological perspective.…

    Paperback – 1999-01-14

  • Missing Persons

    The Impossibility of Auto/Biography, 1st Edition

    By Mary Evans

    Auto/biography is currently one of the most popular literary genres, widely supposed to illuminate the study of the individual and his or her personal circumstances. Missing Persons suggests that auto/biography is, in fact, based on fictions, both about the person and about what it is possible to…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10

  • Gender, Planning and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tovi Fenster

    Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, the authors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and be made explicit. A wealth of case studies examine the significance of these…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Concept of the Goddess

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Billington, Miranda Green

    The Concept of the Goddess explores the function and nature of goddesses and their cults in many cultures, including:* Celtic* Roman* Norse* Caucasian* Japanese traditions.The contributors explore the reasons for the existence of so many goddesses in the mythology of patriarchal societies and show…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05

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