Women's Studies Products

  • Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Deo

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus, as they politicized one dimension of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina migrant entertainers, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Yea

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Saintly Women

    Medieval Saints, Modern Women, and Intimate Partner Violence, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Nienhuis, Beverly Mayne Kienzle

    This ground-breaking volume assesses the contemporary epidemic of intimate partner violence and explores how and why cultural and religious beliefs serve to excuse battering and to work against survivors’ attempts to find safety. Theological interpretations of sacred texts have been used for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • College Curriculum at the Crossroads

    Women of Color Reflect and Resist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten T. Edwards, Maria del Guadalupe Davidson

    College Curriculum at the Crossroads explores the ways in which college curriculum is complicated, informed, understood, resisted, and enriched by women of color. This text challenges the canon of curriculum development which foregrounds the experiences of white people, men and other dominant…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Nishimura Junko

    This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the 1960s and 1970s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the 1990s and the early 2000s. During this period, the Japanese economy experienced a severe recession. It has affected the firm-specific internal labour market and on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art

    Women, Agency, and the Trojan War, 1st Edition

    By Anthony F. Mangieri

    The Trojan War begins and ends with the sacrifice of a virgin princess. The gruesome killing of a woman must have captivated ancient people because the myth of the sacrificial virgin resonates powerfully in the arts of ancient Greece and Rome. Most scholars agree that the Greeks and Romans did not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

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