Gender Products

  • Islam, Development, and Urban Women’s Reproductive Practices

    By Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Rabat, Morocco, this ethnography analyzes the relationship between neoliberal development policies, women’s reproductive practices, and popular understandings of Islam. In the 1990s, Morocco shifted its attention from economic to human development, as economic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Masculinities and Femininities in Latin America’s Uneven Development

    By Susan Paulson

    This book forges a new approach to historical and geographical change by asking how gender arrangements and dynamics influence the evolution of institutions and environments. This new theoretical approach is applied via mixed methods and a multi-scale framework to bring together unusually diverse…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Gender and Masculinities

    Histories, Texts and Practices in India and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Assa Doron, Alex Broom

    Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Gender in Transnationalism

    Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women

    By Ruba Salih

    A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is…

    Paperback – 2015-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rights

    Female Circumcision, Torture and Scared Flesh

    By Juliet Rogers

    In Australia, the US, England, Scotland, Italy, France and in Egypt there have been repetitive calls to legislate against the practices of female circumcision described as female genital mutilation. But in western countries where anti-female genital mutilation legislation has been passed there has…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • Culture and Diversity in the United States

    So Many Ways to Be American

    By Jack David Eller

    Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge

  • Mapping South Asian Masculinities

    Men and Political Crises

    Edited by Chandrima Chakraborty

    This book offers the first substantial critical examination of men and masculinities in relation to political crises in South Asian literatures and cultures. It employs political crisis as a frame to analyze how South Asian men and masculinities have been shaped by critical historical events,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Hardback – 2015-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its…

    Hardback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge

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