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  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives

    By Venla Oikkonen

    Since the early 1990s, evolutionary psychology has produced widely popular visions of modern men and women as driven by their prehistoric genes. In Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction in Evolutionary Narratives, Venla Oikkonen explores the rhetorical appeal of evolutionary psychology by viewing it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies

    International Agendas and African Contexts

    Edited by Doris Buss, Joanne Lebert, Blair Rutherford, Donna Sharkey, Obijiofor Aginam

    This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included here offer a detailed reading of the social and political climate within which some…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s

    By Ana Miskovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Men and Masculinity: The Basics

    By Nigel Edley

    Men and Masculinity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the academic study of masculinity which outlines the key ideas and most pressing issues concerning the field today. Providing readers with a framework for understanding these issues, it explores the ways that masculinity has been…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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

  • Sport, Leisure and Social Justice

    Edited by Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher, Beccy Watson

    Social inequalities are often reproduced in sport and leisure contexts. However, sport and leisure can be sites of resistance as well as oppression; they can be repressive or promote positive social change. This challenging and important book brings together contemporary cases examining different…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Making Gender Equality Happen

    Knowledge, Change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    In theory, the EU’s ‘Gender Mainstreaming’ policy should mark it out as a trail-blazer in gender equality, but gender equality activists in Europe confront a knotty problem; most civil servants and policy makers can’t understand how to ‘mainstream’ gender. Making Gender Equality Happen argues that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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