Gender Studies Products

  • Women and Work in Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lyn Parker

    This book examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. It takes a broad definition of work in order to interrogate assumptions about work and economic activity, focusing on what women themselves see as their work, which includes not only paid employment, home life and child…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Between Worlds

    Deaf Women, Work and Intersections of Gender and Ability, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl G. Najarian

    The purpose of this book is to illustrate the struggles of Deaf women as they negotiate their family, educational, and work lives. This study demonstrates how these women resist and overcome the various obstacles that are put before them as well as how they work to negotiate their identities as…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage

    Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal, 1st Edition

    By Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

    This is a new and engaging examination of the emergence of a Muslim women’s movement in India. The state of Bhopal, a Muslim principality in central India, was ruled by a succession of female rulers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most notably the last Begam of Bhopal, Nawab…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Fertility, Family Planning and Population Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiung-Fang Chang, Che-Fu Lee, Sherry L. McKibben, Dudley L. Poston, Carol S. Walther

    China's one-child population policy, first initiated in 1979, has had an enormous effect on the country’s development. By reducing its fertility in the past two decades to less than two children per woman, and developing a family planning program focused heavily on sterilization and abortion, China…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Female Entrepreneurship

    Implications for Education, Training and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Nancy M. Carter, Colette Henry, Barra O. Cinneide, Kate Johnston

    This informative book is a comprehensive, research-based text on for educators, trainers and policy makers.  It provides an insightful analysis into the range of issues facing female entrepreneurs around the world, along with recommendations as to how support agencies,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-07
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Islam, Democracy and the Status of Women

    The Case of Kuwait, 1st Edition

    By Helen M. Rizzo

    This book examines the relationship between religion, democracy, and women's organizations in Kuwait. More specifically, it looks at whether these organizations are working toward achieving formal political rights for women. Helen Rizzo examines how interpretations of religion affected the goals…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01
    Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

  • Women, Islam and Modernity

    Single Women, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Contemporary Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Linda Rae Bennett

    In popular debates about reproductive and sexual rights, formal religions, especially Islam, are seen as barriers providing institutional and ideological resistance to women's realization of reproductive and social autonomy. This book challenges this simplified view of Islam. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2007-06-13
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Writing Woman, Writing Place

    Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Sue Kossew

    Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Politics of Sexuality

    Identity, Gender, Citizenship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Veronique Mottier

    This book recognises sexuality as a mainstream concept in political analysis and explores issues in the politics of sexuality that are highly salient and controversial today. These include conceptions of citizenship and nationality linked to gender and sexuality, the legislation about the age of…

    Paperback – 2006-08-01
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Chinese Women - Living and Working

    1st Edition

    By Anne McLaren

    This book presents significant new findings on new domains of employment for women in China's burgeoning market economy of the 1990s and the twenty-first century. Experts in gender, politics, media studies, and anthropology discuss the impact of economic reform and globalization on Chinese women in…

    Paperback – 2006-04-12

  • Human Rights and Gender Politics

    Asia-Pacific Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06

  • Perspectives on Feminist Political Thought in European History

    From the Middle Ages to the Present, 1st Edition

    Spanning six centuries of political thought in European history, this book puts the ideas of thinkers from Christine de Pizan to Simone de Beauvoir in the broader contexts of their time. This intriguing collection of essays shows that feminism is not a varient of modern radical discourse but a mode…

    Paperback – 2005-06-15

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