Gender Inequality Products

  • 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

  • Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities

    Critical feminist and postcolonial analyses

    Edited by Ebru Kongar, Jennifer C. Olmsted, Elora Shehabuddin

    Bringing together feminist analyses of economic processes and outcomes with feminist critiques of orientalism, this book examines the diverse economic realities facing women in a range of Muslim communities. This approach pays special attention to the role of Islam in economic analyses of gender…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge

  • I Answer with My Life

    Life Histories of Women Teachers Working for Social Change

    By Kathleen Casey

    Originally published in 1993. This book shows, through the oral histories of ordinary women teachers, that effective prescriptions for change do not come simply from policy-makers. The author focuses on the narratives of three groups of teachers in the USA: Catholic nuns; secular Jewish women; and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Women in Primary Teaching

    Career Contexts and Strategies

    By Julia Evetts

    Originally published in 1990. This study investigates the experiences of women in primary teaching and examines the levels of promotion achieved by men and women in the profession. Using extracts from women’s accounts of their own career histories, Women in Primary Teaching analyses both the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Degrees of Difference

    Women, Men, and the Value of Higher Education

    By Nancy S. Niemi

    This volume investigates the dissonance between the supposed advantage held by educated women and their continued lack of economic and political power. Niemi explains the developments of the so-called "female advantage" and "boy crisis" in American higher education, setting them alongside…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender in Physical Culture

    Crossing Boundaries - Reconstituting Cultures

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Karin Grahn, Eva-Carin Lindgren

    This volume outlines existing research relating to gender in physical culture. The introductory chapter employs Lamont and Molnàr’s (2002) idea of ‘boundaries’ as visible and invisible socially constructed borders that create social differences, as the theoretical framework for the book. Seven…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global

    Volume I

    Edited by Christine Koggel, Cynthia Bisman

    It is now generally accepted by development theorists and policy-makers that the popular policies of reducing or eliminating social welfare programs over the past several decades have increased inequalities and injustices throughout the world. The authors in this collection focus on the gendered…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

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