Gender Studies Products

  • Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Intersectional Women’s Studies for Transracial Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons

    Women’s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender & International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to…

    Hardback – 2013-08-09
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • African Diaspora and the Metropolis

    Reading the African, African American and Caribbean Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    At the end of the 19th and at the beginning of the 20th century, a number of African American and Caribbean intellectuals and immigrants of the African Diaspora with all their apprehensions set out in steamships en route and carried with them a certain presence to the metropoleis of Europe and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08

  • Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body, 1st Edition

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s…

    Paperback – 2013-06-21
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Balance and Gender Bias in Education

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Maryann Valiulis

    This book presents a compelling range of international research on the issues of gender balance and gender bias in education. The chapters draw on cutting edge work from the US, Latin America, the UK, Ireland and Africa, presenting readers with new insights into how educators and students often…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Making Gender, Making War

    Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annica Kronsell, Erika Svedberg

    Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of both men and women, masculinity and femininity. The…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Feminist Geopolitics

    At the Sharp End, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah P. Dixon, Sallie A. Marston

    Building on a trans-disciplinary, feminist project that foregrounds the bodies of those at the ‘sharp end’ of various forms of international activity, such as immigration, development and warfare, the chapters included in this book cover a variety of sites, concerns, and hopes. These range from the…

    Hardback – 2013-05-22

  • Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Peake, Martina Rieker

    In Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban, Linda Peake and Martina Rieker embark on an ambitious project to explore the extent to which a feminist re-imagining of the twenty-first century city can form the core of a new emerging analytic of women and the neoliberal urban. In a world in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17

  • 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 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

  • 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
    African Studies

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