Women's Studies Products

  • Gender, Ethnicity and Place

    Women and Identity in Guyana, 1st Edition

    By Linda Peake, D. Alissa Trotz

    This book is concerned with the nature of the relationship between gender, ethnicity and poverty in the context of the external and internal dynamics of households in Guyana. Using detailed data collected from male and female respondents in three separate locations, two urban and one rural, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Gender, Culture and Organizational Change

    Putting Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Itzen, Janet Newman

    An engaging contribution to the increasing body of knowledge about gender and organizations, Gender, Culture and Organizational Change examines gender-based inequality in organizations and considers how sexual and social relations between women and men based on sexuality, power and control…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zahia Smail Salhi

    The images of women in chadors or burqas as contrasted with images of belly dancers which circulate today as representations of Muslim/Middle Eastern women do not fluctuate from the images propagated by Orientalist paintings and colonial photographs which also offer contrasting representations of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Xinying Hu

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India’s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

  • Muslim Women in Britain

    De-Mystifying the Muslimah, 1st Edition

    By Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

    Perceptions of Muslim women in Western society have been shaped by historical and sociological conditions such as colonialism, patriarchy and Orientalism. In Muslim Women in Britain, Sariya Contractor seeks to reinstate the Muslimah as a storyteller who tells her own story. An exploration of the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge

  • Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn R. Blackstone

    A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • We Are But Women

    Women in Ireland's History, 1st Edition

    By Dr Roger Sawyer, Roger Sawyer

    We Are But Women sets the history of Irish women in the context of the broad sweep of Irish history, dealing even-handedly with the diverse traditions of unionism and nationalism. Through an examination of exemplar individuals and organisations, the book traces the growth of Irish awareness of such…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge

  • Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

    Citizenship, Nation and Race, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, Laura E. Nym Mayhall

    This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Alison Stone

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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