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  • The Law on the Use of Force

    A Feminist Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Gina Heathcote

    The book presents the international laws on the use of force whilst demonstrating the unique insight a feminist analysis offers this central area of international law. The book highlights key conceptual barriers to the enhanced application of the law of the use of force, and develops international…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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

  • The Body and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Helen Thomas

    In recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in the contemporary social study of the body which has raised important theoretical and methodological questions regarding traditional social and cultural analysis. It has also generated corporeal theories that highlight the fluid, shifting,…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge
    The New Sociology

  • My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Risk

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and cultural theory, devoting a chapter to each one. These approaches were first identified and described by Deborah Lupton in the…

    Paperback – 2013-04-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Feminist International Relations

    'Exquisite Corpse', 1st Edition

    By Marysia Zalewski

    This book offers a contemporary intervention in the field of feminism/international relations. Partly inspired by Surrealism, the book is written in a series of vignettes and draws on a variety of approaches inviting readers in to inhabit the text. It is a politically engaged book, though one which…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Kaeko Chiba

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chadō) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chadō system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea…

    Paperback – 2013-01-29
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Slaymaker

    This book explores one of the crucial themes in postwar Japanese fiction. Through an examination of the work of a number of prominent twentieth century Japanese writers, the book analyses the meaning of the body in postwar Japanese discourse, the gender constructions of the imagery of the body and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

  • Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce

    1st Edition

    By Beverley Bishop

    Globalisation and Women in the Japanese Workforce contributes to the debate about the impact of globalisation upon women. It examines the effect of restructuring upon women's employment in Japan and describes the actions women are taking individually and collectively to campaign for change in their…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Framing Sarah Palin

    Pit Bulls, Puritans, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Linda Beail, Rhonda Kinney Longworth

    Sarah Palin’s 2008 vice presidential candidacy garnered tremendous levels of interest, polarizing the American public—both Democrats and Republicans alike. While many have wondered who she "really" is, trying to cut through the persona she projects and the one projected by the media, Beail and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge

  • Gender: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Evans, Carolyn Williams

    This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

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