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  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Gender and Corporate Boards

    The Appointment Process

    By Elisabeth K Kelan, Scarlett Brown

    The lack of women on boards has galvanised much public and policy interest, which has led to many countries introducing quotas for women on boards, or to concerted voluntary action. However the way that directors are appointed remains opaque and prone to the influence of gender. Using a social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, Place, and Space

    Geographies of Gender Variance

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant, and intersex people are in every sector of all societies yet little is known about their relationship to place. Furthering our understanding of the relationship between trans identity, place and power by using a trans geographical framework, Lynda Johnston invites…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender, Space and Society

  • The Virgin Suicides

    Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love

    By Justin Wyatt

    In this book, the analysis of the film occurs around three inter-locking arguments: the unusual structuring absence at the center of the film; the intricate manner through which music is used in the drama, communication, and character creation; and the film’s careful and specific referencing of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa

    Intimate Colonial Encounters

    By Lawrence Mbogoni

    Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the colonial administrations in British East-Central African colonies considered inter-racial sexual liaisons to be a serious and recurrent "problem". Consequently, inter-racial sexual liaisons (concubinage and marriage) and the mixed race…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, 2nd Edition

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance

    By Assata Zerai

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe

    By Katherine Crawford

    This is an important interdisciplinary contribution arguing that the castration of male humans in the early modern period was not only a brutal practice, but also became a template for bigotry and discrimination against gender-transgressive disabled bodies. Through a series of interlocking…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Placing Critical Geography

    International Histories of Critical Geographies

    Edited by Ulrich Best, Lawrence D. Berg

    Critical geography, broadly speaking, takes a Left progressive perspective to the study of space and place. It includes a range of behavioural, radical, cultural and humanistic approaches in contrast to other more quantitative and econometric approaches which are often perceived to be at the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Producing Queer Youth

    The Paradox of Digital Media Empowerment

    By Lauren S. Berliner

    This book examines the rise and impact of digital media projects, such as the widely-celebrated It Gets Better Project viral video campaign, designed to support LGBTQ youth at risk. Such media has been commended for enabling everyday makers the opportunity to circumnavigate the formal barriers of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Intersectionality in Social Work

    Challenges to power, thought and practice

    Edited by Rachel Robbins, Suryia Nayak

    Intersectionality is a concept that refutes the idea of mutually exclusive categories of identity, experience and analysis. Using the lens of intersectionality to shine a light on social work across national, racial, religious, cultural and embodied borders, this book brings together a range of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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