Sociology: Gender Studies

  • Trans* Lives in the United States: Challenges of Transition and Beyond book cover

    Trans* Lives in the United States

    Challenges of Transition and Beyond

    By Andrew Cutler Seeber

    Being and becoming trans* is a complex and varied experience whether an individual is living openly as trans* or not. Few published studies in either the academic or popular press illuminate the challenges of living as a trans* person after medical and social transition are complete. Trans* Lives…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality book cover

    Women and Politics

    A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality

    By Barbara Burrell

    Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of women as individuals and about their group efforts to achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • International Who's Who of Women 2018 book cover

    International Who's Who of Women 2018

    11th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single-volume publication. Listing more than 7,500 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new ninth edition reflects the significant role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Biographical Reference Series

  • Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context book cover

    Feminist Spaces

    Gender and Geography in a Global Context

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

    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 – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora: Everyday Anti-racism in Australia book cover

    Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    Everyday Anti-racism in Australia

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipino migrants constitute one of the largest global diasporas today. In Australia, Filipino settlement is markedly framed by the country’s on-going nation-building project that continues to racialise immigrants and delineate the possibilities and limits of belonging to the national community.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An eco-feminist perspective on making homes greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic ecological labour from an eco-feminist perspective, creating new ground at the intersection of critical labour, environmental, and gender studies. It explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Sexualities 'Down Under': Gay and Lesbian Geographies in Australia book cover

    Geographies of Sexualities 'Down Under'

    Gay and Lesbian Geographies in Australia

    By Andrew Gorman-Murray

    Australia is both postcolonial and multicultural, comprised of diverse settler (Anglo-Australian), migrant and Indigenous groups, and this context provides a uniquely broad scope in which to explore the intersections of sexuality with race, ethnicity, gender and class. This book is the first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Placing Critical Geography: International Histories of Critical Geographies book cover

    Placing Critical Geography

    International Histories of Critical Geographies

    Edited by Ulrich Best, Lawrence D. Berg

    Critical geography, broadly speaking, takes a Left progressive perspective to the study of space and place. It includes a range of behavioural, radical, cultural and humanistic approaches in contrast to other more quantitative and econometric approaches which are often perceived to be at the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, Place, and Space: Geographies of Gender Variance book cover

    Transforming Gender, Sex, Place, and Space

    Geographies of Gender Variance

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant, and intersex people are in every sector of all societies yet little is known about their relationship to place. Furthering our understanding of the relationship between trans identity, place and power by using a trans geographical framework, Lynda Johnston invites…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Gender, Space and Society

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life: Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands book cover

    Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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