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  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Embodied Power

    Demystifying Disembodied Politics

    By Mary Hawkesworth

    Embodied Power explores dimensions of politics seldom addressed in political science, illuminating state practices that produce hierarchically-organized groups through racialized gendering—despite guarantees of formal equality. Challenging disembodied accounts of citizenship, the book traces how…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India

    Edited by K. J. Joseph, P. K. Viswanathan

    This book provides a detailed examination of the impact of globalisation on plantation labour, dominated by women labour, in India. The studies presented here highlight the perpetuation of low wages, inferior social status and low human development of workers in this sector as well as point out the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge India

  • Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Gender(ed) Identities

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates scholarship on this topic by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice

    The radical potential of human rights

    By Radhika Balakrishnan, James Heintz, Diane Elson

    The dominant approach to economic policy has so far failed to adequately address the pressing challenges the world faces today: extreme poverty, widespread joblessness and precarious employment, burgeoning inequality, and large-scale environmental threats. This message was brought home forcibly by…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Women, Work and Empowerment

    Navigating the Workplace Labyrinth

    By Kathryn Cañas, Harris Sondak

    Women, Work and Empowerment extends the labyrinth metaphor first described by Eagly and Carli to help readers understand the complexities associated with women’s career paths. The book explores workplace barriers, as well as the organizational knowledge and communication strategies required to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Women in Modern Burma

    By Tharaphi Than

    This book challenges the popular notion that Burmese women are powerful and are granted equal rights as men by society. Throughout history Burmese women have been represented as powerful and as having equal status to men by western travellers and scholars alike. National history about women also…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Feminist Economics and Public Policy

    Edited by Jim Campbell, Morag Gillespie

    Professor Ailsa McKay, who was known not only for her work as a feminist economist but also her influence on Scottish social and economic policy, died in 2014 at the height of her academic career and impact on public life. Organised around the key themes of Ailsa McKay’s work, this collection…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Distinct Identities

    Minority Women in U.S. Politics

    By Nadia E. Brown, Sarah Allen Gershon

    Minority women in the United States draw from their unique personal experiences, born of their identities, to impact American politics. Whether as political elites or as average citizens, minority women demonstrate that they have a unique voice that more often than not centers on their visions of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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