Sociology: Gender Studies

  • Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches: Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches

    Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV

    By Heidi Breuer, Natalie Wilson

    This book explores three monstrous figures prominent in contemporary popular culture—zombies, vampires, and witches—from a feminist perspective, visiting a range of novels, television series, and films from the 1990s-2010s. Though some popular mainstream texts (from Harry Potter to Twilight) still…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Women and Captivity in Greece: Historical, Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives book cover

    Women and Captivity in Greece

    Historical, Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives

    By Leonidas K. Cheliotis

    Gender has long attracted the attention of social researchers as key to understanding Mediterranean societies and their institutions. Custodial and cognate systems across the Mediterranean region have also received increasing international research attention in recent years. Yet little has been…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Black Women in the U.S. Economy: The Hardest Working Woman book cover

    Black Women in the U.S. Economy

    The Hardest Working Woman

    By Nina Banks, Cecilia A. Conrad, Rhonda Sharpe

    Black women in the United States have often been the subject of negative stereotypes, which have distorted perceptions of their unique work history and the challenges that they have faced in providing for their families. Black Women in the U.S. Economy: The Hardest Working Woman challenges the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Gender and Politics in South Eastern Europe: Where and How to Women Govern at the Top? book cover

    Gender and Politics in South Eastern Europe

    Where and How to Women Govern at the Top?

    By Ekaterina R. Rashkova, Emilia Zankina

    The question of what determines and explains gender inequality in politics has interested students of gender and comparative politics for several decades now, but it has gained additional breath and importance with the change of focus from descriptive to substantive representation, as well as from…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Men, Masculinities and Childcare book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Childcare

    By Martin Robb

    Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare there has also…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Academic

  • Heavenly Creatures: Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film book cover

    Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film

    By Andrew Scahill

    Heavenly Creatures (1994), an early film by blockbuster director Peter Jackson, chronicles the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, two adolescent girls in 1954 New Zealand. In the film, the girls develop a deep romantic friendship based in shared fantasy, but their forced separation…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States book cover

    Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States

    By Michel J. Boucher

    Trans people are becoming increasingly visible in popular culture, academia, and national politics, yet there are profound disagreements in contemporary United States culture over what constitutes a person’s "real" gender and whether it ever really can be changed. Despite these disagreements, there…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse: Theory, Methods, Action book cover

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Firearms: My Body, My Gun, My Choice book cover

    Gender and Firearms

    My Body, My Gun, My Choice

    By Peter Squires, Jayne Raisborough

    Private gun ownership for self-defence remains a major personal and public issue in the US, driven by concerns about crime, vulnerability and a range of ’ideological’ factors. As media attention centres upon the extent to which women are taking up firearms, with the gun lobby and firearms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Gender and Insecurity (2003): Migrant Women in Europe book cover

    Revival: Gender and Insecurity (2003)

    Migrant Women in Europe

    Edited by Jane Freedman

    This title was first published in 2003. Migration is a phenomenon which is at the heart of global politics and, within the EU, governments are continually trying to reinforce their controls of migration. These controls, designed to increase the security of European populations may, however, have…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Achieving Schooling for All in Africa (2003): Costs, Commitment and Gender book cover

    Revival: Achieving Schooling for All in Africa (2003)

    Costs, Commitment and Gender

    By Christopher Colclough, Samer Al-Samarrai, Mercy Tembon

    This title was first published in 2003. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest primary enrolments of any major region in the developing world and the number of children out of school is increasing at a faster rate here than anywhere else in the developing world. This timely study (in line with the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Post-Fordism, Gender and Work (2001) book cover

    Revival: Post-Fordism, Gender and Work (2001)

    By Andrea Wigfield

    This title was first published in 2001. Addressing a significant gap in existing literature, this book presents a gender-informed analysis of the post-fordist economy. It incorporates a gender dimension into the economic restructuring debate on both a theoretical and a practical level, and explores…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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