Women's Studies Products

  • Postfeminisms

    Feminism, Cultural Theory and Cultural Forms, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Once seen as synonymous with "anti-feminism" postfeminism i now understood as the theoretical meeting ground between feminism and anti-foundationalist movements such as postmodernism, post-structuralism and post-colonialsm. In this clear exposition of some of the major debates, theorists and…

    Paperback – 1997-07-03

  • Mothering and Ambivalence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brid Featherstone, Wendy Hollway

    Children's rights, lone motherhood and the breakdown of families are all issues at the forefront of current social debate in the West, with little agreement on what constitutes good parenting, or how the needs of both mother and child are best met. The feminist contribution to this debate is…

    Paperback – 1997-06-26

  • Embodied Progress

    A Cultural Account of Assisted Conception, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Franklin

    New reproductive technologies, such as in vitrio fertilization, have been the subject of intense public discussion and debate worldwide. In addition to difficult ethical, moral, personal and political questions, new technologies of assisted conception also raise novel socio-cultural dilemmas. How…

    Paperback – 1997-02-13

  • Organising Women's Protest

    A Study of Political Styles in Two South Indian Activist Groups, 1st Edition

    By Eldrid Mageli

    This study examines the nature of two women's activist groups in Madras and their activities since 1979, focusing on their work with the media, slum issues, registration of marriages and initiation of an apprenticeship scheme. But this volume is more than a study of women and their organisations.…

    Paperback – 1996-12-18

  • Nursing History and the Politics of Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Rafferty, Jane Robinson

    A quiet revolution has been sweeping through the writing of nursing history over the last decade, transforming it into a robust and reflective area of scholarship. Nursing History and the Politics of Welfare highlights the significant contribution that researching nursing history has to make in…

    Paperback – 1996-12-12

  • Social Policy

    A New Feminist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Pascall

    No-one can hope to understand the workings of the welfare state without first appreciating women's part in it. In the past decade the significance of the gendering of welfare states has become widely accepted, extensively charted in research, and more systematically theorized. Building on her…

    Paperback – 1996-11-28

  • Rethinking Domestic Violence

    The Social Work and Probation Response, 1st Edition

    By Audrey Mullender

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1996-10-10

  • An Intimate Distance

    Women, Artists and the Body, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Betterton

    An Intimate Distance considers a wide range of visual images of women in the context of current debates which centre around the body, including reproductive science, questions of ageing and death and the concept of 'body horror' in relation to food, consumption and sex. A feminist reclamation of…

    Paperback – 1996-10-03

  • Cartographies of Diaspora

    Contesting Identities, 1st Edition

    By Avtar Brah

    By addressing questions of culture, identity and politics, Cartographies of Diaspora throws new light on discussions about `difference' and `diversity', informed by feminism and post-structuralism. It examines these themes by exploring the intersections of `race', gender, class, sexuality,…

    Paperback – 1996-09-26

  • Women of the European Union

    The Politics of Work and Daily Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Dolors Garcia-Ramon, Janice Monk

    Women of the European Union challenges gender-blind assessments of the economic and social aspects of the European Union policies to examine the real implications of Union for the diversity of women in the Member States.The authors also analyze how women's work and daily lives are shaped by local…

    Paperback – 1996-08-08
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Good Enough Mothering?

    Feminist Perspectives on Lone Motherhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva

    Currently, lone mothers and their children make up almost 20 per cent of families with dependent children in the UK, a threefold increase since 1970. Yet, while they are often cited by politicians as both a symptom and cause of social breakdown, relatively little is known of the causes,…

    Paperback – 1996-07-18

  • Feminism and Contemporary Art

    The Revolutionary Power of Women's Laughter, 1st Edition

    By Jo Anna Isaak

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

    Paperback – 1996-06-13

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