Women's Studies Products

  • Women and Politics

    A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality

    By Barbara Burrell

    Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of women as individuals and about their group efforts to achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • International Who's Who of Women 2018

    11th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single-volume publication. Listing more than 7,500 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new ninth edition reflects the significant role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Biographical Reference Series

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    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),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexuality in Zimbabwe

    Voices from the Periphery

    By Christine Peta

    Disabled women represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world, hence they are largely silent while their sexuality is ignored, suppressed, forbidden and buried underneath the carpet. Until recently, most of the Global Northern published literature on the subject of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex

    Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities

    By Juliet Watson

    Survival sex, commonly understood to be the exchange of sex for material support, is a practice that is associated with young homeless women. However, such a narrow definition of survival sex fails to recognise the multiple, complex, and co-existing motivations of young homeless women for engaging…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp

    While promoting access to resources and systems of support for those affected by gender-based violence is absolutely crucial, this new book focuses attention on the important question of how communities can take action to prevent violence and abuse. Using examples of current research and practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Assessing Prostitution Policies in Europe

    Edited by Hendrik Wagenaar, Synnøve Økland Jahnsen

    Once again, prostitution occupies a prominent position on public and political agendas, both nationally and internationally. A topic of concern and interest within social and academic realms, it is a highly moralised, contested issue that is at the centre of heated and drawn-out debates. With each…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Women, Religion and Leadership

    Female Saints as Unexpected Leaders

    Edited by Barbara Denison

    Women, Religion and Leadership focuses on women from the traditional context of women as leaders with chapters observing various aspects of leadership from specifically chosen religious and mythical female leaders and going on to examine the legacies they leave behind.   This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Gender, Feminism and Critical Realism

    Exchanges, challenges, synergies

    Edited by Lena Gunnarsson, Angela Martinez Dy, Michiel van Ingen

    This book marks a pivotal moment in the intensifying dialogue between the philosophical approach of critical realism and the fields of feminist theory and gender research. During the last three decades, these fields have been decisively influenced by poststructuralist perspectives. As such…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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