Gender Studies Products

  • 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

  • Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Educated Woman

    Minds, Bodies, and Women's Higher Education in Britain, Germany, and Spain, 1865-1914, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Rowold

    The Educated Woman is a comparative study of the ideas on female nature that informed debates on women’s higher education in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in three western European countries. Exploring the multi-layered roles of science and medicine in constructions of sexual…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Hardback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66

    1st Edition

    By Annie Pohlman

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia’s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears, 1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie, Ulrike Wöhr

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply…

    Hardback – 2014-07-18
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Writing Academic Texts Differently

    Intersectional Feminist Methodologies and the Playful Art of Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Lykke

    This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between…

    Hardback – 2014-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India, 1st Edition

    By Rainuka Dagar

    The missing girls in India are not a new phenomenon. The British passed an Act to check female infanticide more than 100 years ago. Since 1960, India’s birth sex ratios have progressively declined from 994 to 910, implicating life-affecting gender violence. Backed by extensive field research, data…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge India

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban, 1st Edition

    By Amelie Barras

    Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves and other religious symbols has been particularly critical in guiding this thought…

    Hardback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

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