Gender Studies Products

  • Women's Rights in the USA

    Policy Debates and Gender Roles, 5th Edition

    By Dorothy E. McBride, Janine A. Parry

    Women’s Rights in the USA is a rigorous examination of the intersection of gender roles and public policy and the implications for feminist activists. The book places full information on state and federal statutes and court decisions in the context of the ebb and flow of debates that have engaged…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

  • Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights

    Making the Radical Palatable, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Juntunen

    This book  demonstrates the political potential of mainstream theatre in the US at the end of the twentieth century, tracing ideological change over time in the reception of US mainstream plays taking HIV/AIDS as their topic from 1985 to 2000. This is the first study to combine the topics of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam

    Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bianca J. Smith, Mark Woodward

    The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia. By…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Questioning the ‘Muslim Woman’

    Identity and Insecurity in an Urban Indian Locality, 1st Edition

    By Nida Kirmani

    The marginalisation of Muslims in India has recently been the subject of heated public debate. In these discussions, however, Muslim women are often either overlooked or treated as a homogenous group with a common set of interests. Focusing on the narratives of women living in a predominantly…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • Indian Sisters

    A History of Nursing and the State, 1907–2007, 1st Edition

    By Madelaine Healey

    Health and medicine cannot be understood without considering the role of nurses, both as professionals and as working women. In India, unlike other countries, nurses have suffered an exceptional degree of neglect at the hands of state, a situation that has been detrimental to the quality of both…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • 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

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