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  • Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Alison Stone

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Muslim Women Online

    Faith and Identity in Virtual Space, 1st Edition

    By Anna Piela

    While issues surrounding Muslim women are common in the international media, the voices of Muslim women themselves are largely absent from media coverage and despite the rapidly increasing presence of Muslim women in online groups and discussions, it is still a relatively unexplored topic.This book…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Spaces of Masculinities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven

    Changing circumstances in Western and global societies have introduced new constraints and opportunities for men and the formation of male identities. Meanwhile, the emerging diversity of 'atypical' identities ('atypical' when compared with traditional conceptions of middle-class, white,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Critical Geographies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-02-05
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • International Perspectives on Women and HIV

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel A MacMaster, Brian E Bride, CINDY DAVIS

    Throughout the world, the threat of HIV/AIDS to women’s health has become the focus of increased concern. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2004) reports that almost 20 million women and girls are living with HIV globally, accounting for nearly half of all people living with HIV…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Baby, You are My Religion

    Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall, 1st Edition

    By Marie Cartier

    Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-29
    Routledge

  • Gender and Japanese Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dolores P Martinez

    Compiled and introduced by D. P. Martinez, the editor of an acclaimed four-volume anthology on Modern Japanese Culture and Society (Routledge, 2007) (978-0-415-41609-2), this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series, is a collection of classic and the very best…

    Hardback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    This book is the only complete and up-to-date annotated bibliography available on women's activities and contributions in the creation and performance of music through the ages. Encompassing major books, articles and recordings published over the past five decades, the book examines a broad…

    Paperback – 2013-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

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