Gender Politics Products

  • Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naila Kabeer, Agneta Stark, Edda Magnus

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the…

    Paperback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

  • Sex and Sexuality in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Jeffreys

    Elaine Jeffreys explores the issues of sex and sexuality in a non-Western context by examining debates surrounding the emergence of new sexual behaviours, and the appropriate nature of their regulation, in the People's Republic of China. Commissioned from Western and mainland Chinese scholars of…

    Paperback – 2009-05-21
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15

  • The Industrial Vagina

    The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have…

    Paperback – 2008-11-11
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Gender and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Mary Holmes

    Why are we so insistent that women and men are different? This introduction to gender provides a fascinating, readable exploration of how society divides people into feminine women and masculine men. Gender and Everyday Life explores gender as a way of seeing women and men as not just…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    The New Sociology

  • Legal Responses to Domestic Violence

    1st Edition

    By Mandy Burton

    This book aims to examine legal responses to domestic violence in a holistic way. In England and Wales, as in other jurisdictions, much attention has been paid to the criminal justice response to domestic violence. The response of the civil justice system has not been ignored, but has been somewhat…

    Paperback – 2008-05-07

  • Women's Immersion in a Workfare Program

    Emerging Challenges for Occupational Therapists, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Greer

    Discover what challenges lie ahead for occupational therapists Single women receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) often find themselves tangled in difficulties because of current changes in welfare reform, including workfare. Women’s Immersion in a Workfare Program: Emerging…

    Paperback – 2008-04-14

  • Sexing the Soldier

    The Politics of Gender and the Contemporary British Army, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Woodward, Trish Winter

    Sexing the Soldier takes a critical look at how gender - what it means to be a man or a woman - is understood within the contemporary British Army, and the political and practical consequences of this. Drawing on original research, this informaive volume looks at: the history and structure of…

    Paperback – 2007-07-05

  • Gender and the Public Sector

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Barry, Mike Dent, Maggie O'Neill

    Drawing on sociology and social policy, this intriguing volume considers various aspects of gender and professional identity. Contributors explore the inter-relationship between managerialism, professionalism and gender identity in Britain, and examine the processes and impacts of change on those…

    Paperback – 2007-06-15

  • Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Romit Dasgupta

    Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key…

    Paperback – 2005-08-30
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education

    Programs, Policies, and Practices, 1st Edition

    Understand the challenges from the voices involved—today’s LGBT youth AND the leading educators and scholars in the field!Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education presents LGBT youth issues through the words of the adolescents themselves, along with clear up-to-date essays…

    Paperback – 2005-05-11

  • What a Lesbian Looks Like

    1st Edition

    By National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    The National Lesbian and Gay Survey is a mass observation project set up in 1985 to record the experience of lesbians and gay men. Since that time, lesbian and gay volunteers have provided accounts on a wide range of issues pertinent to lesbian and gay life. "What a Lesbian Looks Like" draws on…

    Hardback – 2004-11-11

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