Gender Studies Products

  • Assisted Reproduction Across Borders

    Feminist Perspectives on Normalizations, Disruptions and Transmissions

    Edited by Merete Lie, Nina Lykke

    Today, it often seems as though Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have reached a stage of normalization, at least in some countries and among certain social groups. Apparently some practices – for example in vitro fertilization (IVF) – have become standard worldwide. The contributors to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Governing Difference

    Edited by Ravinder Kaur, Ayo Wahlberg

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged concept that allows one to make sense of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Women and Sex Tourism Landscapes

    By Erin Sanders-McDonagh

    Sexual spaces, normally inhabited by (mostly) female sex workers, are understood as masculine spaces, and positioned for and around male consumers. However, red light zones and public sex performances are being explored and visually consumed by female tourists – in many venues not a small minority,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Football, Culture and Power

    Edited by David J. Leonard, Kimberly B. George, Wade Davis

    What does it mean when a hit that knocks an American football player unconscious is cheered by spectators? What are the consequences of such violence for the participants of this sport and for the entertainment culture in which it exists? This book brings together scholars and sport commentators to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Class

    Feminist and cultural perspectives

    By Ulrika Holgersson

    There is hardly any discussion of class that does not in some way relate to the theories of Marx and Weber. So profound was the impact of their ideas, that their writings are often perceived as the only original and most reliable interpretations of class society. But Marx and Weber were neither…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Getting Married

    The Public Nature of Our Private Relationships

    By Carrie Yodanis, Sean Lauer

    This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people. From getting engaged to breaking up, people follow established and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Sex Work, Immigration and Social Difference

    By Julie Ham

    Public discourses around migrant sex workers are often more confident about what migrant sex workers signify morally but are less clear about who the ‘migrant’ is. Based on interviews with immigrant, migrant and racialized sex workers in Vancouver, Canada and Melbourne, Australia, Sex Work,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Women in Management Worldwide

    Signs of progress, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen

    Organizations today are facing unprecedented challenges, including an ageing workforce, potential talent shortages, an increasingly competitive international environment and the need to utilize the talents of the best qualified people, regardless of gender. More women than men, in many cases, are…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Gower

  • Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity

    By Ann Brooks

    Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire excavates epistemologies which attempt to explain changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity. Key in this debate is the concept of intimacy. The book shows that different historical periods are characterized by emotional…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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