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  • Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers

    By Isla Masson

    The longevity of the harm caused by first time incarceration is still unknown, especially when the time spent in prison is minimal and when that person has dependent children. With large numbers of female prisoners currently serving short sentences in the UK, many of whom are primary caregivers, we…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • Reproductive Geographies

    Politics, Place and Bodies

    Edited by Maria Fannin, Marcia England, Helen Hazen

    The book provides a geographical lens on questions of reproduction, fertility and birth in a world where procreation increasingly turns into a global endeavour. It explores the role that mobility, place and embodiment play in women and men’s experiences of fertility and birth, and evidences…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment

    A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Migration

    Transnational and Intersectional Prospects

    By Helma Lutz, Anna Amelina

    From its beginnings in the 1970s and 1980s, interest towards the topic of gender and migration has grown. Gender and Migration seeks to introduce the most relevant sociological theories of gender relations and migration that consider ongoing transnationalization processes, at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media

    By Christina Julios

    This book explores the phenomenon of anti-FGM social media activism. Against a backdrop of over 200 million girls and women worldwide affected by FGM, this volume examines key global online campaigns to end the practice, involving leading virtual platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce, means that today, women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Mobility and Space

    Understanding access through the embodied experience of women wheelchair users

    By Mariela Gaete Reyes

    Disabled people’s mobility, movement and access into and around the built environment is often constrained by physical and socio-attitudinal barriers. Based upon first-hand research studying the daily mobility and movement of female wheelchair users in different urban environments in England, this…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Intersectionality in Social Work

    Activism and Practice in Context

    Edited by Suryia Nayak, Rachel Robbins

    This ground breaking book is an innovative, passionate and provocative exploration of intersectionality. The sustained emphasis on activism and practice, reasserts the potency of intersectionality borne out of Black feminism. The rare and pioneering international reach of this book crosses four…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Working with Domestic Violence

    Contexts and Frameworks for Practice

    By Deborah Walsh

    This textbook aims to equip social workers and human services practitioners with the knowledge and skills to work effectively with both the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. Whilst acknowledging the occurrence of domestic violence in all contexts, this book places its primary focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Gender, Law and Economic Well-Being in Europe from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century

    North versus South?

    Edited by Anna Bellavitis, Beatrice Zucca Micheletto

    This book offers a comparative perspective on Northern and Southern European laws and customs concerning women’s property and economic rights. By focusing on both Northern and Southern European societies, these studies analyse the consequences of different juridical frameworks and norms on the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Gender and Well-Being

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