Women's Studies Products

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Kaeko Chiba

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chadō) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chadō system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce

    1st Edition

    By Beverley Bishop

    Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce contributes to the debate about the impact of globalisation upon women. It examines the effect of restructuring upon women's employment in Japan and describes the actions women are taking individually and collectively to campaign for change in their…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Framing Sarah Palin

    Pit Bulls, Puritans, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Linda Beail, Rhonda Kinney Longworth

    Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice presidential candidacy garnered tremendous levels of interest, polarizing the American public—both Democrats and Republicans alike. While many have wondered who she "really" is, trying to cut through the persona she projects and the one projected by the media, Beail and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge

  • Gender: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Evans, Carolyn Williams

    This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Groundswell

    Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Gilmore

    Groundswell: Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America offers an essential perspective on the post-1960 movement for women’s equality and liberation. Tracing the histories of feminist activism, through the National Organization of Women (NOW) chapters in three different locations: Memphis,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-03
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Burns

    This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Human Sex Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • Women in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • Asian American Feminisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie Bow

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseEspecially since the postwar women’s and civil rights movements, there has been an explosion of interest in race and gender in the United States. Writing by and about Asian American women has kept pace with the emergence of serious scholarship concerned…

    Hardback – 2012-08-20
    Routledge

  • Feminist Film Studies

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    Feminist Film Studies is a readable, yet comprehensive textbook for introductory classes in feminist film theory and criticism. Karen Hollinger provides an accessible overview of women’s representation and involvement in film, complemented by analyses of key texts that illustrate major topics in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge

  • After the Bell

    Family Background, Public Policy and Educational Success, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Albright, Dalton Conley

    Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on…

    Paperback – 2012-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Excavating Women

    A History of Women in European Archaeology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Magarita Díaz-Andreu, Marie Louise Stig Sorensen

    Archaeologists are increasingly aware of issues of gender when studying past societies; women are becoming better represented within the discipline and are attaining top academic posts. However, until now there has been no study undertaken of the history of women in European archaeology and their…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge

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