Gender Studies Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-03-26
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2010-03-10
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-02-15
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Feminism, Literature and Rape Narratives

    Violence and Violation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sorcha Gunne, Zoe Brigley Thompson

    The essays in this volume discuss narrative strategies employed by international writers when dealing with rape and sexual violence, whether in fiction, poetry, memoir, or drama. In developing these new feminist readings of rape narratives, the contributors aim to incorporate arguments about trauma…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2009-12-07
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation

    Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Bradley Goltz

    Through the analysis of over seventy films and thirty television series, ranging from Shortbus, Sweet Home Alabama, and Poseidon to Noah’s Arc, Brothers & Sisters, and Dawson’s Creek, Goltz examines reoccurring narrative structures in popular media that perpetuate the extreme value placed upon…

    Hardback – 2009-11-04
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Across the Religious Divide

    Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800), 1st Edition

    Edited by Jutta Sperling, Shona Kelly Wray

    Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Through individual case studies based on…

    Hardback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising…

    Hardback – 2009-09-30
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Queer Political Performance and Protest

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive…

    Hardback – 2009-09-08
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying…

    Hardback – 2009-07-24
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Problem with Boys' Education

    Beyond the Backlash, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne Martino, Michael D. Kehler, Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    This book offers an illuminating analysis of the theories, politics, and realities of boys’ education around the world -- an insightful and often disturbing account of various educational systems’ successes and failings in fostering intellectual and social growth in male students. Examining…

    Paperback – 2009-07-09

  • Feminist Movements in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Laura Dales

    In contemporary Japan there is much ambivalence about women’s roles, and the term "feminism" is not widely recognised or considered relevant.  Nonetheless, as this book shows, there is a flourishing feminist movement in contemporary Japan.  The book investigates the features and effects…

    Hardback – 2009-06-29
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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