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  • 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

  • India Migration Report 2014

    Diaspora and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    India Migration Report 2014 is one of the first systematic studies on contribution of diasporas in development, in countries of origin as well as destination. This volume: examines how diasporic human and financial resources can be utilized for economic growth and sustainable development,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Dissident Writings of Arab Women

    Voices Against Violence, 1st Edition

    By Brinda J. Mehta

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective…

    Hardback – 2014-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • The Korean Women's Movement and the State

    Bargaining for Change, 1st Edition

    By Seung-kyung Kim, Kyounghee Kim

    This book asks what strategies women’s movements can employ to induce law and policy changes at the national level that will assist women’s equality without sacrificing their feminist energy, movement cohesiveness and core feminist commitments. The book takes up this question in order to emphasize…

    Hardback – 2013-12-13
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Women and Transformation in Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aino Saarinen, Kirsti Ekonen, Valentina Uspenskaia

    This book looks at Russian women’s mobilization and agency during the two periods of transformation, the turn of the 19th-20th century and the 20th – 21st century. Bringing together the parallels between the two great transformations, it focuses on both the continuities and breaks and, importantly,…

    Hardback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Women in Modern Burma

    1st Edition

    By Tharaphi Than

    This book challenges the popular notion that Burmese women are powerful and are granted equal rights as men by society. Throughout history Burmese women have been represented as powerful and as having equal status to men by western travellers and scholars alike. National history about women also…

    Hardback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam

    Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca J. Smith, Mark Woodward

    The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia. By…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Life Stories of Soviet Women

    The Interwar Generation, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Ilic

    This book provides a rich picture of what everyday life was like for women in Soviet times by presenting the life stories of eight women who were born in the interwar period. The life stories are told through interviews with the women who were well educated and well placed in Soviet society, often…

    Hardback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Women Writers in Postsocialist China

    1st Edition

    By Kay Schaffer, Xianlin Song

    What does it mean to read from elsewhere? Women Writers in Postsocialist China introduces readers to a range and variety of contemporary Chinese women’s writing, which has seen phenomenal growth in recent years. The book addresses the different ways women’s issues are understood in China and the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-23
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Coming of Age

    Women's Colleges in the Philippines During the Post-Marcos Era, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Purcell

    In view of the increasing number of Third World countries considering the establishment of women's colleges to meet the demand for the higher education of women, presenting a case study of two key women's colleges in the Philippines. Within the context of global, national and local changes since…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Routledge

  • Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960

    1st Edition

    By Gloria Chuku

    This study analyzes the complexity and flexibility of gender relations in Igbo society, with emphasis on such major cultural zones as the Anioma, the Ngwa, the Onitsha, the Nsukka, and the Aro.…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Routledge
    African Studies

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