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  • Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime

    Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pickard, Jude Robinson

    The current (post-feminist) gender order comprises a highly complex co-existence of old and new norms and expectations, freedom and constraints, within a neo-liberal social order underpinned by individualism and involving a shift in gender performance by men and women. Health, illness and disease…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access)

    Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book takes an intersectional, interdisciplinary, and transnational approach, presenting work that will provide the reader with a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of globalization in the sexual and reproductive lives of gendered bodies in the 21st century. Reproductive Justice and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers alike all over the world, but particularly so in the context of developing countries. Here, it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice

    Pitfalls and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tseris

    This book argues that while notions of trauma in mental health hold promise for the advancement of women’s rights, the mainstreaming of trauma treatments and therapies has had mixed implications, sometimes replacing genuine social change efforts with new forms of female oppression by psychiatry. It…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers, 1st Edition

    By Isla Masson

    Incarcerating Motherhood explores how initial short period in prisons can negatively impact mothers and their children. We have much yet to understand about the enduring harms caused by first time incarceration, especially for minimal time periods and for mothers with dependent children. With large…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Noelia Molina

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture explores spiritual skills that may assist women in changes, challenges and transformations undergone through the transition to motherhood. This study comprises rich, qualitative data gathered from interviews with 11 mothers. Results are analysed by constructing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Women and Health

    The Politics of Sex in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Fee

    In the face of the long domination of medical care by men, Women and Health explores from a variety of perspectives the twin issues of women in health care, and the health care of women. Specific sections address the women's health movement, birth control and childbirth, women in the health labor…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook equips social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Written to address the needs of the social work and human services student learner, the book covers a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Geographies

    Bodies, Places and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcia R. England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen

    The sites, spaces and subjects of reproduction are distinctly geographical. Reproductive geographies span different scales - body, home, local, national, global - and movements across space. This book expands our understanding of the socio-cultural and spatial aspects of fertility, pregnancy and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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