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  • Gender Inequality in the Eastern European Labour Market

    Twenty-five Years of Transition since the Fall of Communism

    Edited by Giovanni Razzu

    Under communism there was in the countries of Eastern Europe a relatively high level of gender equality in the labour market, particularly in terms of high participation rates by women. The transition from communism has upset this situation, with different impacts in the different countries. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt

    By Trude Jacobsen

    This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as an inherent component. It outlines the nature of these social institutions – marriage, temporary…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Gender for the Warfare State

    Literature of Women in Combat

    By Robin Truth Goodman

    Gender for the Warfare State is the first scholarly investigation into the written works of U.S. women combat veterans in twenty-first century wars. Most recent studies quantify military participation, showing how many women participate in armed services and what their experiences are in a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics

    Edited by Angela L. Bos, Monica C. Schneider

    The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics is a comprehensive resource for students, researchers, and practitioners interested in women and politics. Highly original and drawing from the best available research in psychology and political science, this book is designed to summarize and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving to improve the flow of information within and between decision-makers and so-called ‘…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Deconstructing Developmental Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Erica Burman

    In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology of child development, providing a critical evaluation of the role and contribution of developmental psychology within social practice. Since…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Gendered Insecurities, Health and Development in Africa

    Edited by Howard Stein, Amal Hassan Fadlalla

    The concept of security has often narrowly focused on issues surrounding the protection of national borders from outside threats. However, a richer idea of human security has become increasingly important in the past decade or so. The aim is to incorporate various dimensions of the downside risks…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Breaking Bread

    Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

    By bell hooks, Cornel West

    In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about everything from community to capitalism in a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

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