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  • Routledge Revivals: Transforming Cities (1997)

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: British Sociological Association

  • Policing the Sex Industry

    Protection, Paternalism and Politics

    Edited by Teela Sanders, Mary Laing

    The exponential growth of sexual commerce, migration and movement of people into the sex industry, as well as localised concerns about transactional sex, are key areas of interest across the urban west. Given the complex regulatory frameworks under-which the sex industry manifests, the role of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition

    Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On

    Edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin

    In 2007, the Corston Report recommended a far-reaching, radical ‘women-centred’ approach to women’s imprisonment in England and Wales. It suggested a ‘fundamental re-thinking’ about how services to support women in conflict with the law are delivered in custody and in the community, recommending…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Gypsy Feminism

    Intersectional Politics, Alliances, Gender and Queer Activism

    By Laura Corradi

    Clumsy stereotypes of the Romani and Travellers communities abound, not only culturally in programmes such as Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, but also amongst educators, social workers, administrators, and the medical profession. Gypsy cultures are invariably presented as ruled by tradition and machismo.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective

    Edited by Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Firdevs Melis Cin

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development investigates to what extent young people have access to fair opportunities, the factors influencing their aspirations, and how able they are to pursue these aspirations and to carry out their life plans. The book positions itself in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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