Gender Studies Products

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India, 1st Edition

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body, 1st Edition

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s…

    Hardback – 2011-10-24
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Muslim Women Online

    Faith and Identity in Virtual Space, 1st Edition

    By Anna Piela

    While issues surrounding Muslim women are common in the international media, the voices of Muslim women themselves are largely absent from media coverage and despite the rapidly increasing presence of Muslim women in online groups and discussions, it is still a relatively unexplored topic.This book…

    Hardback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Alison Stone

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Making Gender, Making War

    Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annica Kronsell, Erika Svedberg

    Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of both men and women, masculinity and femininity. The…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Law on the Use of Force

    A Feminist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Gina Heathcote

    The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law. The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international…

    Hardback – 2011-09-22
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour, 1st Edition

    By Xinying Hu

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in…

    Hardback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent…

    Hardback – 2011-05-18
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Autonomy and Identity

    The Politics of Who We Are., 1st Edition

    By Ros Hague

    Autonomy and Identity are key concepts in both political and feminist thought and have played central roles in both fields. Although there has been much academic work on both concepts there has arguably been little that has addressed the connections between autonomy and identity. Autonomy and…

    Hardback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tison Pugh

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2010-08-25
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Kaeko Chiba

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chadō) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chadō system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea…

    Hardback – 2010-07-22
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

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