Gender Studies Products

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking

    By Jane D Tchaicha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for the active participation in preserving and extended women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should not be considered a recent phenomenon, but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Face Recognition

    The Effects of Race, Gender, Age and Species

    Edited by James Tanaka

    Although most people are good at face recognition, we are particularly good at recognizing the faces of individuals who share our race, gender, age and species. What factors might account for this type of bias in face recognition? This collection considers the issue of how our identity influences…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sport, Race and Ethnicity

    The Scope of Belonging?

    Edited by Katie Liston, Paddy Dolan

    Analyses of racialisation processes within and beyond sport would be incomplete without a consideration of ethnicity and ethnic identities. Why? Because ethnicity, as a concept and as a focus for research, captures better the diverse experiences of social groups and the scope of belonging. Ethnic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities

    Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing

    By Eleanor Formby

    The phrase ‘LGBT community’ is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based on a UK-wide study funded by the Arts and Humanities…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • 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

  • Women Sport Fans

    Identification, Participation, Representation

    By Kim Toffoletti

    Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers. This book makes a distinctive and innovative contribution to the study of sport fandom by exploring the growing visibility and interest in women who follow sport. It presents the latest data on women’s sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • 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

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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