Women's Studies Products

  • Women Writers in Postsocialist China

    1st Edition

    By Kay Schaffer, Xianlin Song

    What does it mean to read from elsewhere? Women Writers in Postsocialist China introduces readers to a range and variety of contemporary Chinese women’s writing, which has seen phenomenal growth in recent years. The book addresses the different ways women’s issues are understood in China and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Dangerous Classes

    The Underclass and Social Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Morris

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

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • A Critical Dictionary of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

    Unlike most other sociology or social science dictionaries, in this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second French edition of the Dictionary and edited by the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the critical value of this distinctive work is at last made available…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India, 1st Edition

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Women and Girls Rising

    Progress and resistance around the world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Chesler, Terry McGovern

    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that improvements in the status of women and girls – however worthy and important in their own right – also drive the prosperity, stability, and security of families, communities, and nations. Yet despite many indicators of progress, women and girls…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak

    1st Edition

    By Cheng Sim Hew

    In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Women With Attitude

    Lessons for Career Management, 1st Edition

    By John Bank, Susan Vinnicombe

    This book answers all the questions you’ve ever wanted to ask top-ranking women directors: How did they make it to the top? What do they think of their success? How does it affect their lives? It brings individual stories of accomplishment together with expert research into the emergence of women…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan, 1st Edition

    By Dr Farideh Heyat

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography emerging from more than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Inquiries into Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Mothering

    Maternal Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Lintott, Maureen Sander-Staudt

    Philosophical inquiry into pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering is a growing area of interest to academic philosophers. This volume brings together a diverse group of philosophers to speak about topics in this reemerging area of philosophical inquiry, taking up new themes, such as maternal…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Women, Literacy and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant

    Women's literacy is often assumed to be the key to promoting better health, family planning and nutrition in the developing world. This has dominated much development research and has led to women's literacy being promoted by governments and aid agencies as the key to improving the lives of poor…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

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