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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 23rd October 2014)

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective.

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  2. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance
    By Sarah Kingston

    This book aims to examine current literature on the impacts of prostitution in residential areas and considers how different policy approaches employed by the police and local authorities have mediated and shaped the nature of sex work in different communities. It explores what communities think about prostitution and those involved, as well as studies the techniques and strategies communities have utilized to take action against prostitution in their neighbourhoods... Read more...

  3. Intimate Economies of Development

    Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia
    By Chris Lyttleton

    Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change and the making of selves for those caught up in development’s slipstream... Read more...

  4. Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

    A Global Enquiry
    By Rosemary L Barberet

    This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend the global forces that shape women and crime; analyze different types of violence against women (in peacetime and in armed conflict); and grasp the challenges faced by women in justice professions such as the police, the judiciary and international peacekeeping... Read more...

  5. Feminist Theory Reader

    Local and Global Perspectives, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Carole Mccann and Seung-kyung Kim

    The third edition of the Feminist Theory Reader anthologizes the important classical and contemporary works of feminist theory within a multiracial transnational framework. This edition includes 16 new essays; the editors have organized the readings into four sections, which challenge the prevailing representation of feminist movements as waves... Read more...

  6. PRE PUB OFFER - Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender and sexuality.

    There is still time to take advantage of the Pre-Pub Offer and is now available for £125 (rrp £140) until May 2014

    Why not recommend to your Library today

  7. Featured Book: Surviving Dictatorship

    Jacqueline Adams' Surviving Dictatorship focuses on shantytown women in Pinochet's Chile, examining how they join groups to cope with exacerbated impoverishment and targeted repression, and how this leads them into very varied forms of resistance aimed at self-protection, community-building, and mounting an offensive.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  8. Featured Book: Sex/Gender

    Anne Fausto-Sterling's Sex/Gender is the only interdisciplinary book for undergraduate courses to explain sex and gender from a biological, social, and cultural perspective.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  9. Featured Book: Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads articulates a politics of commitment, hope, and possibility wrought in the coming-together of a group of feminist women and men—across racial, cultural, nation/state, sexual, and gender differences—during a tough budgetary time threatening Women’s Studies programs across the nation.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  10. Featured Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality is a new series of research books that focus on feminism, research, and women in society.

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