Sociology: Collections

Women and Gender Studies Collection

Welcome to the Routledge Women and Gender Studies Collection.

To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th we have put together a selection of our forthcoming and key women and gender studies titles. Just click on the links on the left to view the books in that category. The diverse range of titles will ensure you are able to find what you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

Gender

  • Feminist Spaces

    Gender and Geography in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann M. Oberhauser, Jennifer L. Fluri, Risa Whitson, Sharlene Mollett

    Feminist Spaces introduces students and academic researchers to major themes and empirical studies in feminist geography. It examines new areas of feminist research including: embodiment, sexuality, masculinity, intersectional analysis, and environment and development. In addition to considering…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
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  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic field. Over the course of the book, these contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Votes and More for Women

    Suffrage and After in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Carole Nicholas

    This fascinating book demonstrates the diversity of Connecticut’s women’s feminist activities in pre- and post-suffrage eras and refutes the notion that feminist activism died out with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
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  • Gender and Political Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Daybell, Svante Norrhem

    Gender and Political Culture in Early Modern Europe investigates the gendered nature of political culture across early modern Europe by exploring the relationship between gender, power, and political authority and influence. This collection offers a rethinking of what constituted ‘politics’ and a…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
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  • Gender and Labour in New Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Adkins, Maryanne Dever

    This book is concerned with the gender order of post-Fordism, and especially the labour demanded from many women by post-Fordist capitalism. It maps and traces these demands as well their entanglement in complex processes of value creation. In so doing the contributors elaborate how processes of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
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  • Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Beth Goldblatt

    The right to social security, found in international law and in the constitutions of many nations, contributes to the alleviation of poverty globally. Social security and its articulation as a human right have received increased attention in recent years both in response to austerity cuts to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
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    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Gender and Forests

    Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Marlène Elias

    This enlightening book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests. Using a variety of methods and approaches, they build on a spectrum of theoretical perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
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    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Law and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosie Harding

    Law and Sexuality has rapidly developed as a distinct area of critical and socio-legal scholarship over the last two decades. In that time, it has blossomed from a small community into a global field of enquiry, with contributions at the cutting edge of academic legal research around the world. A…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08
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    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender in Refugee Law

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Efrat Arbel, Catherine Dauvergne, Jenni Millbank

    Questions of gender have strongly influenced the development of international refugee law over the last few decades. This volume assesses the progress toward appropriate recognition of gender-related persecution in refugee law. It documents the advances made following intense advocacy around the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
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    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04
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    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Evolution and Gender

    Why It Matters for Contemporary Life, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary L. Hopcroft

    Offering new research and analysis on the relation between gender and evolution, this book explains conflict between the sexes and the frequent emergence and stubborn continuation of patriarchal regimes that serve to control the behavior of women in societies around the world, both past and present…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04
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  • Gender, Nutrition, and the Human Right to Adequate Food

    Toward an Inclusive Framework, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne C. Bellows, Flavio L.S. Valente, Stefanie Lemke, María Daniela Núñez Burbano de Lara

    This book introduces the human right to adequate food and nutrition as evolving concept and identifies two structural "disconnects" fueling food insecurity for a billion people, and disproportionally affecting women, children, and rural food producers: the separation of women’s rights from their…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • After Legal Equality

    Family, Sex, Kinship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Leckey

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
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    Social Justice

  • Cross-Cultural Interviewing

    Feminist Experiences and Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin

    Interviewing is one of the most common techniques used to conduct qualitative research in the social sciences and humanities. As a result of globalization, researchers increasingly conduct interviews cross-, inter- and intra-nationally. This raises important questions about how differences and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
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    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Keenan

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity, and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Moreover, Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-13
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    Social Justice

  • Feminist Encounters with Legal Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Drakopoulou

    Presenting feminist readings of texts from the legal philosophical and jurisprudential canon, the papers collected here offer an interdisciplinary and critical challenge to established modes of reading law. Feminist approaches to law usually take the form of either critical engagements with legal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
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  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
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    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Fleeing Homophobia

    Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer

    Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU Member States.This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
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  • Gender Inequality in Our Changing World

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Lori Kenschaft, Roger Clark, Desiree Ciambrone

    Gender Inequality in Our Changing World: A Comparative Approach focuses on the contemporary United States but places it in historical and global context. Written for sociology of gender courses, this textbook identifies conditions that encourage greater or lesser gender inequality, explains how…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
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  • Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities

    Latin American and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, John Andrew McNeish

    Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
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    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
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    Social Justice

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
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    Transitional Justice

  • The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

    The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Aleardo Zanghellini

    While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
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    Social Justice

  • Gender, Ethnicity and Political Agency

    South Asian Women Organizing, 1st Edition

    By Shaminder Takhar

    This book examines how South Asian women’s collective agency is operationalized through civic organizations in the UK. Drawing on black feminist theory and third world feminism, it shows the complexity of political agency and its relationship to identity and subjectivity, and uses empirical…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies…

    Hardback – 2015-02-06
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    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism

    Human rights perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Jayne Huckerby

    In the name of fighting terrorism, countries have been invaded; wars have been waged; people have been detained, rendered and tortured; and campaigns for "hearts and minds" have been unleashed. Human rights analyses of the counter-terrorism measures implemented in the aftermath of 11 September 2001…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Women and Transitional Justice

    The Experience of Women as Participants, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Yarwood

    This book discusses the evolving principle of transitional justice in public international law and international relations from the female perspective at a time when the concept is increasingly recognised by the international community as an effective framework in which to negotiate and manage a…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
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  • Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical…

    Hardback – 2014-03-20
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  • Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Richardson, Erika Rackley

    Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law offers a distinctly feminist approach to key topics in tort law. Ten original essays written by feminist legal scholars from the UK, US, Canada and Australia encompass a range of ways of thinking about women, tort law and feminism. The collection provides a fresh…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
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    Feminist Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leela Fernandes

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
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  • Women, Judging and the Judiciary

    From Difference to Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Erika Rackley

    Women, Judging and the Judiciary examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging and provides a new analysis of the assumptions which underpin and constrain…

    Paperback – 2014-01-24
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  • Gender Research in Natural Resource Management

    Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malika Abdelali-Martini, Aden Aw-Hassan

    The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach…

    Hardback – 2013-12-13
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    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Elizabeth Waithanji, Joyce Lyimo-Macha, Juliet Kariuki, Samuel Mburu

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-29
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  • Gender: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Hilary M. Lips

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction which examines the impact of cultural, historical, biological, psychological and economic forces on qualities which have come to be defined as masculine or feminine. Highlighting that there is far more to gender than biological sex, it takes a global…

    Paperback – 2013-10-23
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    The Basics

  • Gender Studies in Architecture

    Space, Power and Difference, 1st Edition

    By Dörte Kuhlmann

    Analyzing a range of ideas from biological, evolutionary and anthropological theories to a variety of feminist, psychoanalytic, poststructuralist and constructivist discourses, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the problematics of gender and power in architectural and urban design.…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05
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  • Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship

    Life-stories From Britain and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Umut Erel

    Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship develops essential insights concerning the notion of transnational citizenship by means of the life stories of skilled and educated migrant women from Turkey in Germany and Britain. It interweaves and develops theories of citizenship, identity and culture with…

    Hardback – 2009-05-28
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    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-08-07
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    The New Sociology