Sociology: Gender Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy.  Fifty-six entries, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • (Sub)Urban Sexscapes

    Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry

    Edited by Paul J. Maginn, Christine Steinmetz

    (Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Peter Eglin, Stephen Hester

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    Edited by Aletta Biersack, Martha Macintyre

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific focuses on the plasticity and contingent nature of Pacific Island masculinities over the course of colonial and postcolonial histories. The several case histories concern the use of sport to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Schooling Sexual Cultures

    Visual Research in Sexuality Education

    By Louisa Allen

    Moving beyond the traditional focus on curriculum and pedagogy, this volume explores hidden dimensions of sexuality education in schools and how sexual meanings are produced. Challenging the standard understandings of sexuality education, Allen discusses how students’ knowledge of sexualities is…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • A Feminist Perspective on Human Trafficking of Women and Girls

    Characteristics, commonalities and complexities

    Edited by Nancy M. Sidun, Deborah L. Hume

    Focusing on the trafficking of women and girls from a feminist perspective, this book examines how social structures and gender influence human trafficking. While women and girls are not the only victims of trafficking, they tend to be disproportionally represented. Structural inequities –…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Literature, Gender and the Trauma of Partition

    The Paradox of Independence

    By Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Partition occurring simultaneously with British decolonization of the Indian subcontinent led to the formation of independent India and Pakistan. While the political and communal aspects of the Partition have received some attention, its enormous personal and psychological costs have been mostly…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Men, Masculinities and Violence

    An Ethnographic Study

    By Anthony Ellis

    Why do some men use physical violence against others? How do some men come to value physical violence as a resource? Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research conducted with men involved in serious violence and crime over a period of two years in the North of England, Anthony Ellis addresses these…

    Paperback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Social Work in a Glocalised World

    Edited by Mona Livholts, Lia Bryant

    This engaging and timely volume contributes new knowledge to the rapidly emerging field globalisation and social work. The volume brings together cutting edge interdisciplinary scholarship from countries such as Australia, Finland, Japan, South Africa, The Philippines and Sweden. It proposes ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Diversity in Gender and Visual Representation

    Edited by Russell Luyt, Christina Welch, Rosemary Lobban

    This book aims to encourage and develop understanding of the social category of gender, the concept of visual representation, and the relationship between the two, with contributions stimulating discussion within and between disciplines, research paradigms, and methods. By emphasising ‘real world’…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Women in Management

    A Framework for Sustainable Work-Life Integration

    By Alan Belasen

    This book presents a realistic perspective on the paradoxes employees face when navigating work and personal responsibilities for career success. The author answers the critical question of how to achieve sustainable and rewarding work-life integration from a perspective of "both/and" rather than "…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge

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