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  • The Law on the Use of Force

    A Feminist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Gina Heathcote

    The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law. The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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

  • The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Slaymaker

    This book explores one of the crucial themes in postwar Japanese fiction. Through an examination of the work of a number of prominent twentieth century Japanese writers, the book analyses the meaning of the body in postwar Japanese discourse, the gender constructions of the imagery of the body and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

  • 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

  • Daughters of Eve

    Pregnant Brides and Unwed Mothers in Seventeenth Century Essex County, Massachusetts, 1st Edition

    By Else L. Hambleton

    This study examines cases of fornication, bastardy, and paternity cases brought before the courts in Essex County, Massachusetts between 1640 and 1692. Prosecution and conviction rates, sentencing patterns, and socio-economic data, as well as attitudes, were analyzed to determine that women who…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
    Routledge
    Studies in American Popular History and Culture

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Richard Howson

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • The First of Causes to Our Sex

    The Female Moral Reform Movement in the Antebellum Northeast, 1834-1848, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Wright

    The First of Causes to Our Sex is a study of the first movement in the United States for social change by and for women. Female moral reform in the 1830s and '40s was a campaign to abolish sexual vice and the sexual double standard, and to promote sexual abstinence among the young as they entered…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    Studies in American Popular History and Culture

  • 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

  • Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homosexualites

    1st Edition

    By Manolo Guzmán

    Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homosexualities is an interdisciplinary project that weaves ethnographic interviewing with the analysis of texts and material culture to study the intersection of gayness with Latinidad.…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

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