Gender Studies Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Sense of an Interior

    Four Rooms and the Writers that Shaped Them, 1st Edition

    By Diana Fuss

    The Sense of an Interior is a fascinating exploration of domestic space and of the ways it determines how writers work. The book looks at four famous figures - Emily Dickinson, Sigmund Freud, Helen Keller, and Marcel Proust, and examines the relationship between their work and the spaces where they…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge

  • Stigmata

    Escaping Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Hélène Cixous

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Hélène Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread, to a surprising extent. With the inclusion of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango, 1st Edition

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Dangerous Classes

    The Underclass and Social Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Morris

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • A Critical Dictionary of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

    Unlike most other sociology or social science dictionaries, in this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second French edition of the Dictionary and edited by the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the critical value of this distinctive work is at last made available…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint, 1st Edition

    By Gail Ashton

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India, 1st Edition

    By Karen Pechilis

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Women and Girls Rising

    Progress and resistance around the world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Chesler, Terry McGovern

    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that improvements in the status of women and girls – however worthy and important in their own right – also drive the prosperity, stability, and security of families, communities, and nations. Yet despite many indicators of progress, women and girls…

    Paperback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity

    The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris, 1st Edition

    By Hsiao-yen Peng

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

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