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  • Saintly Women

    Medieval Saints, Modern Women, and Intimate Partner Violence, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Nienhuis, Beverly Mayne Kienzle

    This ground-breaking volume assesses the contemporary epidemic of intimate partner violence and explores how and why cultural and religious beliefs serve to excuse battering and to work against survivors’ attempts to find safety. Theological interpretations of sacred texts have been used for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Communities of Women in Assam

    Being, doing and thinking together, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nandana Dutta

    This book uses communities of women as a framework for reading women’s experience, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It explores the varying roles played by such communities in the formation of society, the emergence of a women’s public sphere and the representation of these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • College Curriculum at the Crossroads

    Women of Color Reflect and Resist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten T. Edwards, Maria del Guadalupe Davidson

    College Curriculum at the Crossroads explores the ways in which college curriculum is complicated, informed, understood, resisted, and enriched by women of color. This text challenges the canon of curriculum development which foregrounds the experiences of white people, men and other dominant…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara

    Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra, 2nd Edition

    By Prem Saran

    This book offers a social–scientific interpretation of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of Tantra dating back 15 centuries. It is a self-reflexive study approached with an insider’s empathy and the perspective of an Indologist, anthropologist, mystic and practitioner of the cult.  The work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge India

  • Love, Sex and Teenage Sexual Cultures in South Africa

    16 turning 17, 1st Edition

    By Deevia Bhana

    Love, Sex and Teenage Sexual Cultures in South Africa interrupts the relative silence around teenage constructions of love in South Africa. Against the backdrop of gender inequalities, HIV and violence, the book situates teenage constructions of love and romance within the wider social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Motherhood and Work in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Nishimura Junko

    This book explores the employment of Japanese women born in the 1960s and 1970s who experienced childbirth and raised children in the 1990s and the early 2000s. During this period, the Japanese economy experienced a severe recession. It has affected the firm-specific internal labour market and on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Sandy To

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie, Ulrike Wöhr

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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