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  • Indian Sisters

    A History of Nursing and the State, 1907–2007, 1st Edition

    By Madelaine Healey

    Health and medicine cannot be understood without considering the role of nurses, both as professionals and as working women. In India, unlike other countries, nurses have suffered an exceptional degree of neglect at the hands of state, a situation that has been detrimental to the quality of both…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

    Navigating contradiction in narrative and visual culture, 1st Edition

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women, who report receiving mixed messages about how to be women. Mirroring this, women’s self-directed violence has increasingly been thematised in diverse Japanese narrative and visual culture.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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

  • Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity

    The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris, 1st Edition

    By Hsiao-yen Peng

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • 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

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