Gender Studies Products

  • Groundswell

    Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Gilmore

    Groundswell: Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America offers an essential perspective on the post-1960 movement for women’s equality and liberation. Tracing the histories of feminist activism, through the National Organization of Women (NOW) chapters in three different locations: Memphis,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-03
    Routledge

  • Challenging Hegemonic Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Richard Howson

    In the past twenty years there has been a growing interest in the issues surrounding men and masculinity. Driven primarily by the second-wave feminist critique of the legitimacy or hegemony of masculine practice and culture, the hegemony of men in social spheres such as the family, law, and the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sexual Violence and the Law in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Burns

    This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of 'eroticised violence' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Human Sex Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • Women in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    Routledge

  • Asian American Feminisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie Bow

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseEspecially since the postwar women’s and civil rights movements, there has been an explosion of interest in race and gender in the United States. Writing by and about Asian American women has kept pace with the emergence of serious scholarship concerned…

    Hardback – 2012-08-20
    Routledge

  • The First of Causes to Our Sex

    The Female Moral Reform Movement in the Antebellum Northeast, 1834-1848, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Wright

    The First of Causes to Our Sex is a study of the first movement in the United States for social change by and for women. Female moral reform in the 1830s and '40s was a campaign to abolish sexual vice and the sexual double standard, and to promote sexual abstinence among the young as they entered…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    Studies in American Popular History and Culture

  • Feminist Film Studies

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    Feminist Film Studies is a readable, yet comprehensive textbook for introductory classes in feminist film theory and criticism. Karen Hollinger provides an accessible overview of women’s representation and involvement in film, complemented by analyses of key texts that illustrate major topics in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Routledge

  • After the Bell

    Family Background, Public Policy and Educational Success, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Albright, Dalton Conley

    Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on…

    Paperback – 2012-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homosexualites

    1st Edition

    By Manolo Guzmán

    Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homosexualities is an interdisciplinary project that weaves ethnographic interviewing with the analysis of texts and material culture to study the intersection of gayness with Latinidad.…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

  • Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950, 1st Edition

    By Sam Lopez

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Man

    Psychoanalysis and Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Donald Moss

    Images and ideas associated with masculinity are forever in flux. In this book, Donald Moss addresses the never-ending effort of men—regardless of sexual orientation—to shape themselves in relation to the unstable notion of masculinity. Part 1 looks at the lifelong labor faced by boys and men of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge

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