Gender Studies Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 1998-10-22
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Technophobia

    The Psychological Impact of Information Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark J. Brosnan

    Technology is taking over all aspects of life. Yet studies have shown that up to one half the population is 'technophobic'. This means having negative opinions or being anxious about information technology like personal computers. This book examines the origins of technophobia - what it is, who has…

    Hardback – 1998-06-04

  • Women's Work and Wages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Jonung, Inga Persson

    At a time when women in industrialized countries have a stronger and more permanent presence in the labour market than ever before, why does the gender pay gap differ so greatly between countries? The contributors to this book use empirical studies of gender differences in family responsibilities…

    Hardback – 1998-02-26
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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…

    Hardback – 1998-02-19

  • Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn R. Blackstone

    A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand…

    Hardback – 1998-01-27
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Economics of the Family and Family Policies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Jonung, Inga Persson

    Economic analysis of the family is a recent, but already well established area in economics. This book bears evidence to the lively and relevant research in the area. Essays in this comprehensive collection provide a clear picture of the state of the art of economics of the family and explore…

    Hardback – 1997-10-16
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Female Ascetics

    Hierarchy and Purity in Indian Religious Movements, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sinclair-Brull

    This book examines in rich detail the neglected topic of female ascetics. Based on field research, it documents the social forces which facilitated the establishment of an Order of Ascetics for women, defying tradition in many respects. It describes the subtle methods by which the individual is…

    Hardback – 1997-04-18

  • Sex Equality Policy in Western Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Gardiner

    This book presents a wide-ranging comparative analysis of the development of sex-equality policies within Europe. The contributors, comprising both European and US-based scholars, address a very current political issue. This is an area of policy that has reached the decision-making stage in much of…

    Hardback – 1997-04-17
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Searching for Security

    Women's Responses to Economic Transformations, 1st Edition

    By Isa Baud, Ines Smyth

    Human Security is a development buzzword of the 1990s. To attain security people need to be safe from natural disasters, such as famine, and 'man-made' problems, such as unemployment. Women are a particularly insecure section of society with the impact of deprivation disproportionately shouldered…

    Hardback – 1996-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Women and Industrialization in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Horton

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1995-12-28
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Dangerous Classes

    The Underclass and Social Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Morris

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1994-01-06

  • Alcohol, Gender and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitra Gefou-Madianou

    Europeans consitiute 12 and a half per cent of the world's population but consume 50 per cent of the recorded world production alcohol, and this consumption plays a significant role in the cultural, religious, and social identites of these countrise. The contributors show how different groups…

    Hardback – 1992-10-01
    European Association of Social Anthropologists

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