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  • A Room of One's Own

    1st Edition

    By Tim Smith-Laing, Fiona Robinson

    A Room of One's Own is a very clear example of how creative thinkers connect and present things in novel ways. Based on the text of a talk given by Virginia Woolf at an all-female Cambridge college, Room considers the subject of 'women and fiction.' Woolf’s approach is to ask why, in the early…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Feminine Mystique

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Whitaker

    Betty Friedan's book The Feminine Mystique is possibly the best-selling of all the titles analysed in the Macat library, and arguably one of the most important. Yet it was the product of an apparently minor, meaningless assignment. Undertaking to approach former classmates who had attended Smith…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Being the Body of Christ

    Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Chris Mounsey

    The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • The Nature of Hysteria

    1st Edition

    By Niel Micklem

    Hysteria was a frequently diagnosed illness in the West through the nineteenth and much of the twentieth century. Today the medical profession has virtually abandoned the diagnosis altogether. However, this does not mean that hysteria has ceased to exist. In The Nature of Hysteria, Niel Micklem…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking, 1st Edition

    By Jane D Tchaïcha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for their active participation in preserving and extending women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should be considered not a recent phenomenon but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Prostitution Scandals in China

    Policing, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fatima Sadiqi

    Women in the Mediterranean have helped constitute new meanings of knowledge whilst simultaneously providing a wealth of material that is now part of the knowledge archive of the area. The inception of types of knowledge that differ from the conventional necessitates a re-definition of the concept…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • Women and Conflict in India

    1st Edition

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Handbook of LGBT-Affirmative Couple and Family Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerry J. Bigner, Joseph L. Wetchler

    The editors and contributors of this comprehensive text provide a unique and important contribution to LGBT clinical literature. Spanning 30 chapters, they discuss the diverse and complex issues involved in LGBT couple and family therapy. In almost 15 years, this book provides the first in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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