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  • Chinese Women - Living and Working

    1st Edition

    By Anne McLaren

    This book presents significant new findings on new domains of employment for women in China's burgeoning market economy of the 1990s and the twenty-first century. Experts in gender, politics, media studies, and anthropology discuss the impact of economic reform and globalization on Chinese women in…

    Hardback – 2003-11-27
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences, 1st Edition

    By Aya Takahashi

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It…

    Hardback – 2003-11-13
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Writing Woman, Writing Place

    Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Sue Kossew

    Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity…

    Hardback – 2003-10-09
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Feminist Utopian Novels of the 1970s

    Joanna Russ and Dorothy Bryant, 1st Edition

    By Tatiana Teslenko

    This book presents an exploration of the reinvented utopia that provided second-wave feminists of the 1970s with a conceptual space to articulate the politics of change. Tatiana Teslenko argues that utopian fiction of this decade offered a means of validating the personal as well as the political,…

    Hardback – 2003-08-19
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Asian Masculinities

    The Meaning and Practice of Manhood in China and Japan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kam Louie, Morris Low

    This book shows how East Asian masculinities are being formed and transformed as Asia is increasingly globalized. The gender roles performed by Chinese and Japanese men are examined not just as they are lived in Asia, but also in the West. The essays collected here enhance current understandings of…

    Hardback – 2003-06-12

  • Bear Cookin'

    The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods, 1st Edition

    By Pj Gray, Stanley Hunter

    Please DO feed the bears! Bear Cookin': The Original Guide to Bear Comfort Foods takes a good-natured approach to good eating, presenting home-style recipes with a light-hearted touch. Aimed at husky, hairy gay men—and their admirers—the book presents convenient and satisfying recipes…

    Hardback – 2003-05-16

  • Interpreting the Maternal Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has been an increasing interest in emotion in organizations, in diversity, ethics, care and the ubiquitous pursuit of quality. These concerns, however, have consistently been reduced to issues of management and regulation. There is now a growing need to…

    Hardback – 2002-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • Rethinking Empowerment

    Gender and Development in a Global/Local World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane L. Parpart, Shirin M. Rai, Kathleen A. Staudt

    Rethinking Empowerment looks at the changing role of women in developing countries and calls for a new approach to empowerment. An approach that adopts a more nuanced, feminist interpretation of power and em(power)ment, recognises that local empowerment is always embedded in regional, national and…

    Hardback – 2002-07-25
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang

    Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the…

    Hardback – 2002-05-30
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Women, Religion and Culture in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Ansari, Vanessa Martin

    Investigates how women, religion and culture have interacted in the context of 19th and 20th century Iran, covering topics as seemingly diverse as the social and cultural history of Persian cuisine, the work and attitudes of 19th century Christian missionaries, the impact of growing female literacy…

    Hardback – 2001-12-21
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Women and Work in Globalizing Asia

    1st Edition

    By Dong-Sook S. Gills, Nicola Piper

    This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from throughout Asia and…

    Hardback – 2001-12-13
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Derek McGhee

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal…

    Hardback – 2001-07-05
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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