Gender Studies Products

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt

    The Theban Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Jean Li

    Women, Gender and Identity in Third Intermediate Period Egypt clarifies the role of women in Egyptian society during the first millennium BCE, allowing for more nuanced discussions of women in the Third Intermediate Period. It is an intensive study of a corpus that is both geographically and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts, 1st Edition

    By David Solomon Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community.‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the assumption…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Macdonald

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjoy Hazarika, Reshmi Banerjee

    The Eastern Himalaya region covers a geographical area that spans five nations and has diverse landscapes, a multitude of ethnic groups and a rich variety of flora and fauna. The region is relatively poor in terms of GDP and per capita income; industrialisation and infrastructure is under-developed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Maria Platt

    Marriage is central to Indonesia’s social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women’s experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    1st Edition

    By Kate Houlden

    This book is the first to focus exclusively on issues of gender and sexuality in a range of post-war novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. Concentrating on the 1950s to the mid 1970s, it highlights the period's diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Smith

    This book makes a significant contribution to recent scholarship on the ways in which women responded to the regulation of their behavior by focusing on representations of women speakers and their audiences in moments Smith identifies as "scenes of speech." This new approach, examining speech…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Feminist Translation Studies

    Local and Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olga Castro, Emek Ergun

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

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