Gender Studies Products

  • Human Rights and Gender Politics

    Asia-Pacific Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens

    In recent years, the slogan "women's rights are human rights" has become a central claim of the of the global women's movement. Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives examines the critical issues raised by this embracing and expansion of the human rights discourse by feminists…

    Hardback – 2000-06-22
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antoinette Burton

    Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and…

    Hardback – 1999-09-09
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Tradition and Liberation

    The Hindu Tradition in the Indian Women's Movement, 1st Edition

    By Catherine A Robinson

    The text examines the role of the Hindu tradition in the ideology and methodology of the Indian women's movement. By showing how leaders of the movement have restated aspects of the tradition, it provides insight into the ways in which a women's movement can restate a religious tradition.…

    Hardback – 1999-08-25
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

  • The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Jordan

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil…

    Hardback – 1999-05-27
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • 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

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