Women's Studies Products

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Education, Gender and Development

    A capabilities perspective

    By Mari-Anne Okkolin

    This compelling book takes a novel approach to the complexities of girls’ and women’s education in the global South. To unravel the critical issues and processes behind educational advancement and to identify the factors that support the construction of educational well-being and agency from gender…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Futo Kennedy

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Women in Charge (Routledge Revivals)

    The Experiences of Female Entrepreneurs

    By Robert Goffee, Richard Scase

    Why do women start their own businesses? Is it solely because they are searching for financial success, or for other reasons? On the basis of detailed interviews with a number of women who have started their own businesses, this book, first published in 1985, reveals the significance of factors…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

    Between Heaven and Earth

    Edited by Sara Niner

    This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence. It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste’s history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Football, Culture, and Power

    Edited by David J. Leonard, Kimberly B. George, Wade Davis

    What does it mean when a hit that knocks an American football player unconscious is cheered by spectators? What are the consequences of such violence for the participants of this sport and for the entertainment culture in which it exists? This book brings together scholars and sport commentators to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Getting Married

    The Public Nature of Our Private Relationships

    By Carrie Yodanis, Sean Lauer

    This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people. From getting engaged to breaking up, people follow established and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

  • Ecological and Social Healing

    Multicultural Women's Voices

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    This book is an edited collection of essays by fifteen multicultural women (including a few Anglo women) who are doing work that crosses the boundaries of ecological and social healing. The women are prominent academics, writers and leaders spanning Native American, Indigenous, Asian, African,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Women's and Gender Studies

    Introductory Concepts

    By Ann Braithwaite, Catherine M. Orr

    Everyday Women’s and Gender Studies is a text-reader that offers instructors a new way to approach an introductory course on women’s and gender studies. This book highlights major concepts that organize the diverse work in this field: Knowledges, Identities, Equalities, Bodies, Places, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

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