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.

Work, Economics and Organizations

  • Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
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  • Gendering the Memory of Work

    Women Workers’ Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Maria Tamboukou

    This book explores gendered aspects in the memory of work by looking at auto/biographical narratives and political writings of women workers in the garment industry. The author draws on cutting edge theoretical approaches and insights in memory studies, neo-materialism and discourse analysis,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Women and Their Work

    1st Edition

    By Mrs Arthur Lyttelton

    First published in 1901, this title lends insight into the position of English women in the workforce at the turn of the twentieth century. The conditions of women changed rapidly throughout the 1800s, leading to more varied choices in terms of career and lifestyle. However, this title also reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender at Work

    Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Aruna Rao, Joanne Sandler, David Kelleher, Carol Miller

    At a time when some corporate women leaders are advocating for their aspiring sisters to ‘lean in’ for a bigger piece of the existing pie, this book puts the spotlight on the deep structures of organizational culture that hold gender inequality in place. Gender at Work: Theory and Practice for 21st…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
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  • Women Migrant Workers

    Ethical, Political and Legal Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zahra Meghani

    This volume makes the case for the fair treatment of female migrant workers from the global South who are employed in wealthy liberal democracies as care workers, domestic workers, home health workers, and farm workers. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
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    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Dynamics of Managing Diversity

    A critical approach, 4th Edition

    By Gill Kirton, Anne-marie Greene

    The Dynamics of Managing Diversity was one of the first books to respond to growing academic coverage of the topic of diversity management at degree level. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect new working practices, statistical information and developments in equality and diversity…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06
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  • Gender, Power and Organization

    A psychological perspective on life at work, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Work organizations are a major site of gender politics for professional women and men, and although there are more women in senior positions than ever before, these increased opportunities have not been gained without psychological consequences. Evidence-based and theoretically driven, the new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
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  • Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance

    Glass Handcuffs and Working Men in the U.S., 1st Edition

    By Sarah Blithe

    Pressure to achieve work-life "balance" has recently become a significant part of the cultural fabric of working life in United States. A very few privileged employees tout their ability to find balance between their careers and the rest of their lives, but most employees face considerable…

    Hardback – 2015-06-10
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    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Man-Made

    Why So Few Women Are in Positions of Power, 1st Edition

    By Eva Tutchell, John Edmonds

    Why are so few women in positions of power? Why are government, business, the institutions and so much of British life dominated by men? Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds find the answers by interviewing over a hundred successful women and discovering what it takes for a woman to get to the top.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
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  • Female Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    By Maura McAdam

    Female entrepreneurship, and, in particular, the contribution of their ventures to aggregate economic activity has gained increasing attention over recent years in terms of theory, practice and policy. This concise book explores how women fit into the contemporary entrepreneurial discourse by…

    Paperback – 2012-12-14
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    Routledge Masters in Entrepreneurship