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.

Race and Ethnicity

  • Ecological and Social Healing

    Multicultural Women's Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    This book is an edited collection of essays by fourteen 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,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16

  • Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Walsh, Lena Näre

    This book examines the transformations in home lives arising in later life and resulting from global migrations. It provides insight into the ways in which contemporary demographic processes of aging and migration shape the meaning, experience and making of home for those in older age. Chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • What Don't Kill Us Makes Us Stronger

    African American Women and Suicide, 1st Edition

    By Kamesha Spates

    A close look at black women’s physical, mental, and social circumstances reveals harmful social disparities. Yet, for decades, black women’s suicide rates have remained virtually nonexistent compared to the rest of the American population, baffling social scientists. In this book, black women speak…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey Reynolds

    Social capital and ethnicity are crucial to young people’s understandings of their social world. The strong bonding networks often assumed in ethnic groups suggest that individuals may prefer to be bonded to each other according to shared socio-cultural factors such as shared histories, memories,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Birthing Justice

    Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Chinyere Oparah, Alicia D. Bonaparte

    There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish from pregnancy-related complications than white women; their babies are half as likely to survive the first year. Many black women experience policing,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02

  • African Diaspora in Brazil

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The term 'Black Atlantic' was coined to describe the social, cultural and political space that emerged out of the experience of slavery, exile, oppression, exploitation and resistance. This volume seeks to recast a new map of the 'Black Atlantic' beyond the Anglophone Atlantic zone by focusing on…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Transnational Agency and Migration

    Actors, Movements, and Social Support, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Köngeter, Wendy Smith

    Migrants, both spatially and mentally, no longer settle in only one national territory but interact or move across borders regularly, profoundly challenging the nation-state and the image of society as a container. This volume explores the ways in which migrants, activists and professionals connect…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Race, Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory

    Working with Audre Lorde, 1st Edition

    By Suryia Nayak

    Beginning from the premise that psychology needs to be questioned, dismantled and new perspectives brought to the table in order to produce alternative solutions, this book takes an unusual transdisciplinary step into the activism of Black feminist theory. The author, Suryia Nayak, presents a close…

    Paperback – 2014-09-03
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Globalization and Third World Women

    Exploitation, Coping and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Ligaya Lindio-McGovern, Isidor Wallimann

    Adopting the notion of 'third world' as a political as well as a geographical category, this volume analyzes marginalized women's experiences of globalization. It unravels the intersections of race, culture, ethnicity, nationality and class which have shaped the position of these women in the…

    Hardback – 2009-08-19