Gender Studies Products

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids, 1st Edition

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Deo

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus, as they politicized one dimension of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Laws of Inheritance

    A post-Jungian study of twins and the relationship between the first and other(s), 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Brodersen

    Instilled in interdisciplinary cross-cultural perspectives of mythical, socio-economic, literary, pedagogic and psychoanalytic representations, two archetypal, creative inheritance laws interact as ‘twins’: Eros (fusion/containment/safety) and Thanatos (division/separation/risk). Hypothesising…

    Hardback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint, 1st Edition

    By Gail Ashton

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak

    1st Edition

    By Cheng Sim Hew

    In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina migrant entertainers, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Yea

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan, 1st Edition

    By Dr Farideh Heyat

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography emerging from more than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Emma Dalton

    This book looks at the gendering of the political system in Japan and the effects of that system on gender equality in national-level politics specifically and wider society more generally. It examines the approach taken by the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to issues of gender equality…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women, Literacy and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant

    Women's literacy is often assumed to be the key to promoting better health, family planning and nutrition in the developing world. This has dominated much development research and has led to women's literacy being promoted by governments and aid agencies as the key to improving the lives of poor…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

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