Gender Studies Products

  • Placing Critical Geography

    International Histories of Critical Geographies

    By Ulrich Best

    Edited by 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 – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Violence and the State in Asia

    Edited by Amy Barrow, Joy L. Chia

    While gender-based violence occurs in all societies irrespective of the level of development or cultural setting, whether in conflict or peacetime, the challenges for legal responses to gender-based violence are particularly acute in Asia. This book addresses the lack of academic discourse on…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Christianity and Controversies over Homosexuality in Contemporary Africa

    By Ezra Chitando, Adriaan van Klinken

    Issues of homosexuality are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the international media, these cases tend to be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Religion in Modern Africa

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organization and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Capitalising on Punishment

    State Power, Gender and Women Who Kill

    By Anette Ballinger

    This volume draws on a wealth of primary source material, the vast majority of which has never been published before, to present a study of women reprieved of murder during the 20th Century. The research provides a stark illumination of the overwhelming power differences between the condemned and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Glocal Pharma

    International Brands and the Imagination of Local Masculinity

    By Ericka Johnson, Ebba Sjögren

    An exploration of how global pharmaceutical products are localized - of what happens when they become ‘glocal’ - this book examines the tensions that exist between a global pharmaceutical market and the locally bounded discourses and regulations encountered as markets are created for new drugs…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • Introducing the New Sexuality Studies

    3rd edition

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer

    Introducing the New Sexuality Studies is an innovative, reader-friendly anthology of original essays and interviews that introduces the field of Sexuality Studies to undergraduate students. Examining the social, cultural and historical dimensions of sexualities, this anthology is designed to serve…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Race, Beauty, and Politics in Chinese American Festivals

    A History of National and Transnational Identity Construction

    By Jinzhao Li

    Through multi-site, multi-media, and multi-language ethnographic and historical research, the author demonstrates that during the twentieth century, as the mainstream definition of Americanness changed from "whiteness" to "assimilation" and to "ethnic diversity," the meaning of being Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Asian Americans

  • Gendered Tropes in War Photography

    Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers

    By Marta Zarzycka

    Photographic stills of women, appearing in both press coverage and relief campaigns, have long been central to the documentation of war and civil conflict. Images of non-Western women, in particular, regularly function as symbols of the misery and hopelessness of the oppressed. Featured on the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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