Sociology: Gender Studies

  • Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities

    Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing

    By Eleanor Formby

    The phrase ‘LGBT community’ is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based on a UK-wide study funded by the Arts and Humanities…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel: Gendered Encounters with the State book cover

    Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel

    Gendered Encounters with the State

    By Edna Lomsky Feder, Orna Sasson-Levy

    This is an important and rigorous study exploring the varied and shifting meanings that Israeli women ascribe to their military service. By analysing life stories and testimonies of over 120 women the text examines: How do women's gendered ethno-class positions shape their experiences of military…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Women Sport Fans

    Identification, Participation, Representation

    By Kim Toffoletti

    Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers. This book makes a distinctive and innovative contribution to the study of sport fandom by exploring the growing visibility and interest in women who follow sport. It presents the latest data on women’s sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Queering International Law: Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks book cover

    Queering International Law

    Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks

    Edited by Dianne Otto

    This ground-breaking collection reflects the growing momentum of interest in the international legal community in meshing the insights of queer legal theory with those critical theories that have a much longer genealogy – notably postcolonial and feminist analyses. Beyond the push in the human…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK book cover

    Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women

    Stories from Australia and the UK

    By Amanda Keddie

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice, and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ‘whitelash,’ this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Surviving Sexism in Academia: Feminist Strategies for Leadership book cover

    Surviving Sexism in Academia

    Feminist Strategies for Leadership

    Edited by Kirsti Cole, Holly Hassel

    This edited collection contends that if women are to enter into leadership positions at equal levels with their male colleagues, then sexism in all its forms must be acknowledged, attended to, and actively addressed. This interdisciplinary collection--Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • The (de)Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipinos are among the country’s largest migrant groups in Australia. This book offers a close examination of Filipino migration and settlement to Australia. It explores the notion of everyday anti-racism – the manner in which individuals manage racism in their day to day lives. Through case…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, 2nd Edition

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Gay Men, Identity, and Social Media

    The Culture of Participatory Reluctance

    By Elija Cassidy

    This book explores identity management practices employed by young gay social media users in the context of convergence between niche sites like Gaydar and more mainstream sites like Facebook. Cassidy considers key public issues such as participatory reluctance, online privacy, and digital equality…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

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