Gender Studies Products

  • Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950, 1st Edition

    By Sam Lopez

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years…

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

  • Gender and Community Under British Colonialism

    Emotion, Struggle and Politics in a Chinese Village, 1st Edition

    By Siu Keung Cheung

    Gender and Community Under British Colonialism is a study of continuity and change in village communities in the New Territories of Hong Kong, China.…

    Paperback – 2012-05-04
    East Asian Studies

  • 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

  • Feminist Studies

    A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Nina Lykke

    In this book, feminist scholar Nina Lykke highlights current issues in feminist theory, epistemology and methodology. Combining introductory overviews with cutting-edge reflections, Lykke focuses on analytical approaches to gendered power differentials intersecting with other processes of social in…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11

    1st Edition

    By Marita Gronnvoll

    In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Nichola Khan

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender and Sexuality in India

    Selling Sex in Chennai, 1st Edition

    By Salla Sariola

    India has one of the highest numbers of HIV carriers in the world. HIV has remained associated with sex work, and large sums of money provided to fund public health interventions have come from global institutions such as UNAIDS, the World Bank and USAID. In the midst of these processes, however,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences, 1st Edition

    By Aya Takahashi

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Asian Masculinities

    The Meaning and Practice of Manhood in China and Japan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kam Louie, Morris Low

    This book shows how East Asian masculinities are being formed and transformed as Asia is increasingly globalized. The gender roles performed by Chinese and Japanese men are examined not just as they are lived in Asia, but also in the West. The essays collected here enhance current understandings of…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13

  • Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antoinette Burton

    Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Reading Ads Socially

    1st Edition

    By Robert Goldman

    This systematic and authoritative book provides an unrivalled guide to understanding ad culture. It shows how the logic of commodities permeates the ways we think about ourselves, our relationships and our desires. Richly illustrated and written with great clarity, it will be essential reading for…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11

  • Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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