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  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance, 1st Edition

    By Assata Zerai

    How can we promote people-centered governance in Africa? Cell phones/ information and communications technology (ICT) are shown to be linked to neoliberal understandings of more democratic governance structures, defined by the Worldwide Governance Indicators as: the rule of law, corruption-control,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maryanne Dever

    In an era when the metaphor of the archive is invoked to cover almost any kind of memory, collection or accumulation, it is important to re-examine what is entailed—politically and methodologically—in the practice of feminist archival research. This question is central not only to the renewed…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Grant

    This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book offers a renewed look at Emma Hamilton, the eighteenth-century celebrity who was depicted by many major artists, including Angelica Kauffman, George Romney, and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Adopting an art historical and feminist lens, Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which Hamilton…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

    Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Newman

    Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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