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  • Sexuality, Gender and Nationalism in Caribbean Literature

    1st Edition

    By Kate Houlden

    This book is the first to focus exclusively on issues of gender and sexuality in a range of post-war novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. Concentrating on the 1950s to the mid 1970s, it highlights the period's diversity of sexual concerns. New readings of seminal figures like Samuel Selvon and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    1st Edition

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts, 1st Edition

    By David Solomon Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community. ‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Votes and More for Women

    Suffrage and After in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Carole Nicholas

    This fascinating book demonstrates the diversity of Connecticut’s women’s feminist activities in pre- and post-suffrage eras and refutes the notion that feminist activism died out with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Psychology of Gender

    Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • Female Ascetics

    Hierarchy and Purity in Indian Religious Movements, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Sinclair-Brull

    This book examines in rich detail the neglected topic of female ascetics. Based on field research, it documents the social forces which facilitated the establishment of an Order of Ascetics for women, defying tradition in many respects. It describes the subtle methods by which the individual is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lori J. Marso

    The feminist thinkers in this collection are the designated "fifty-one key feminist thinkers," historical and contemporary, and also the authors of the entries. Collected here are fifty-one key thinkers and fifty-one authors, recognizing that women are fifty-one percent of the population. There are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Politics, Feminism and the Reformation of Gender

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Chapman

    Caught between their female gender and their aspirations in a public sphere founded on the gender role of men, women face a problem that is more intractable than conventional feminist political analysis has fully recognized. In this book, Jennifer Chapman addresses both the substance of the problem…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

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