Women's Studies Products

  • Muslim Women Online

    Faith and Identity in Virtual Space, 1st Edition

    By Anna Piela

    While issues surrounding Muslim women are common in the international media, the voices of Muslim women themselves are largely absent from media coverage and despite the rapidly increasing presence of Muslim women in online groups and discussions, it is still a relatively unexplored topic.This book…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Jordan

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Women, Religion and Culture in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Ansari, Vanessa Martin

    Investigates how women, religion and culture have interacted in the context of 19th and 20th century Iran, covering topics as seemingly diverse as the social and cultural history of Persian cuisine, the work and attitudes of 19th century Christian missionaries, the impact of growing female literacy…

    Paperback – 2014-02-05
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • International Perspectives on Women and HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel A MacMaster, Brian E Bride, CINDY DAVIS

    Throughout the world, the threat of HIV/AIDS to women’s health has become the focus of increased concern. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2004) reports that almost 20 million women and girls are living with HIV globally, accounting for nearly half of all people living with HIV…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12

  • The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

  • Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    This book is the only complete and up-to-date annotated bibliography available on women's activities and contributions in the creation and performance of music through the ages. Encompassing major books, articles and recordings published over the past five decades, the book examines a broad…

    Paperback – 2013-10-23
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Intersectional Women’s Studies for Transracial Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons

    Women’s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body, 1st Edition

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s…

    Paperback – 2013-06-21
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Feminist Geopolitics

    At the Sharp End, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah P. Dixon, Sallie A. Marston

    Building on a trans-disciplinary, feminist project that foregrounds the bodies of those at the ‘sharp end’ of various forms of international activity, such as immigration, development and warfare, the chapters included in this book cover a variety of sites, concerns, and hopes. These range from the…

    Hardback – 2013-05-22

  • Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Peake, Martina Rieker

    In Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban, Linda Peake and Martina Rieker embark on an ambitious project to explore the extent to which a feminist re-imagining of the twenty-first century city can form the core of a new emerging analytic of women and the neoliberal urban. In a world in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17

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