Gender Politics Products

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    This groundbreaking book offers a synthesis of perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) ageing issues, as well as a critical analysis of both what is known about LGBT ageing and what is not yet known. There are significant gaps in knowledge in this area, as research has privileged…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Human Capital in Gender and Development

    Feminist Political Economy and Empowerment

    By Sydney Calkin

    It is often said that gender equality is not only the right thing to do, but a ‘Smart Economic’ policy. Global development discourse is dominated today by the language of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a primary driver for growth and prosperity. The central argument of this book is that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Feminism and the Power of Love

    Interdisciplinary Interventions

    Edited by Adriana García Andrade, Lena Gunnarsson, Anna G Jónasdóttir

    The power of love has become a renewed matter of feminist and non-feminist attention in the 21st century’s theory debates. What is this power? Is it a form of domination? Or is it a liberating force in our contemporary societies? Within Feminism and the Power of Love lies the central argument that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Living Out Loud

    An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture

    Edited by Michael Murphy

    Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture offers students a foundation on evidence-based, interdisciplinary knowledge of LGBT history, society, and culture. Including chapters on sexual health and cross-cultural diversity, this text captures the full scope of LGBT…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Varieties of Opposition to Gender Equality in Europe

    Edited by Mieke Verloo

    In contrast to the wealth of studies on progress towards gender equality, opposition to gender equality is rarely studied, which makes it difficult to understand the positive and negative dynamics of gender equality as a political project.  The first of its kind, this timely collection examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing, 2nd Edition

    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media

    How Online Networks Accelerated the Marriage Equality Movement

    By Rhonda Gibson

    According to polls, from the early noughties to now, public support for same-sex marriage has increased dramatically. Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media asks how such a rate of attitude change came about and, more specifically, what role social media played? Digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge

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