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  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Women Leadership in Emerging Markets

    Featuring 50 Women Leaders

    Edited by Shireen Chengadu, Caren Scheepers

    This book focuses on the increase in female leadership over the last fifty years, and the concrete benefits - and challenges - this leads to in organizations. It moves beyond the typical focus on developed, Western contexts and answers the call for research on how women in emerging markets rise…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    This is an important and rigorous study exploring the varied and shifting meanings that Israeli women ascribe to their military service. By analysing life stories and testimonies of over 120 women the text examines: How do women's gendered ethno-class positions shape their experiences of military…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women

    Stories from Australia and the UK

    By Amanda Keddie

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice, and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ‘whitelash,’ this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Routledge Handbook of Women in Public Administration

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Maria J. D'Agostino, Marilyn M. Rubin

    Governments around the globe are grappling with increasingly complex, systemic issues that result from the tentacles of globalization, interconnected economies, increasing inequality, urbanization, demographic shifts, threats of global pandemics and climate change. While it is generally recognized…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipinos are among the country’s largest migrant groups in Australia. This book offers a close examination of Filipino migration and settlement to Australia. It explores the notion of everyday anti-racism – the manner in which individuals manage racism in their day to day lives. Through case…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, 2nd Edition

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Economic Lives of Women and Girls in India

    A Feminist-Economics Approach

    By Sanjukta Chaudhuri

    A recent report by the United Nations has stated that based on mortality figures, India is the world’s most dangerous country to be born as a girl. This book presents a much-needed feminist-economics analysis of the status of females in India, combining empirical and theoretical analysis so as to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

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