Sociology: Gender Studies

  • Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals): Homeless Women's Survival Stories book cover

    Shadow Women (Routledge Revivals)

    Homeless Women's Survival Stories

    By Marjorie Bard

    First published in 1990, this book emerged from the author’s experiences talking to homeless women and her desire to bring these problems to light along with the social injustice that often underlies them. The book also describes being "at risk": a paycheck, widowhood, or unfair divorce settlement…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Young, Gifted and Fat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality and Privilege book cover

    Young, Gifted and Fat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality and Privilege

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of ‘performing thin’ – on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference: Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements book cover

    Democracy, Dialectics, and Difference

    Hegel, Marx, and 21st Century Social Movements

    By Brian C. Lovato

    It has been nearly two centuries since Marx famously turned Hegel on his head in order to repurpose dialectics as a revolutionary way of thinking about the internal contradictions of our social relations. Despite critiques from post-structuralists, post-colonialists, and others, there has been a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition: Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On book cover

    Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition

    Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On

    Edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin

    In 2007, the Corston Report recommended a far-reaching, radical ‘women-centred’ approach to women’s imprisonment in England and Wales. It suggested a ‘fundamental re-thinking’ about how services to support women in conflict with the law are delivered in custody and in the community, recommending…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude book cover

    Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons book cover

    Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities: Locked Away book cover

    A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away

    By Rebecca Dr Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus, Anita Ghimire, Grace Bentebya Kyomuhendo

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Significant Differences: Feminism in Psychology book cover

    Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Postfeminism and Organization book cover

    Postfeminism and Organization

    Edited by Patricia Lewis, Ruth Simpson, Yvonne Benschop

    This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization. While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

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