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  • 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

  • Intersexualization

    By Lena Eckert

    The book takes the case of Olympic runner Caster Semenya as a starting point to explore the issue of determining sex, and the ways in which intersexuality as a "threat" to the distinction between men/women, homosexuality/heterosexuality and white/black, causes medical controversy and emotional…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, the presence of women in governance has become a major marker of successful democracy in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated gender quotas to ensure the presence of elected women…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States

    By Michel J. Boucher

    Trans people are becoming increasingly visible in popular culture, academia, and national politics, yet there are profound disagreements in contemporary United States culture over what constitutes a person’s "real" gender and whether it ever really can be changed. Despite these disagreements, there…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Drinking Dilemmas

    Space, culture and identity

    Edited by Thomas Thurnell-Read

    Drinking and drunkenness have become a focal point for political and media debates to contest notions of responsibility, discipline and risk; yet, at the same time, academic studies have highlighted the positive aspects of drinking in relation to sociability, belonging and identity. These issues…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Olympic Legacy

    Social Scientific Explorations

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    This comprehensive collection provides an overview of social scientific perspectives on Olympic legacy, using specialist analyses and selected cases to illuminate the recurring anthropological, political, and sociological dimensions of the legacy debate. Drawing upon research conducted on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Attitudes, Poverty and Agency in Russia and Ukraine

    Edited by Ann-Mari Sätre, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    One of the main ideas behind this book was to trace continuities from the Soviet time to post-Soviet Russia. There are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine, indicating such a continuation. Russia and Ukraine had a lot in common in terms of culture, language and history, partly also because…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Gender and Political Psychology

    Edited by Zoe Oxley

    This book showcases new work done by gender politics scholars and political psychologists, covering a variety of political psychology topics. These include stereotyping and prejudice, intergroup conflict, social identity, attitude formation, group affinity, group decision-making, anxiety,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

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