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Routledge Research in Gender and Society

The social sciences continue to be transformed and enriched by analysis which takes gender, and the ways in which gender and society interact, to be of vital, defining importance. This series is new and broadly based, and will publish high-level contributions from across the disciplines.

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1-10 of 38 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

    By Derek McGhee

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Victims, Gender and Jouissance

    By Victoria Grace

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Victimization has a long, cross-cultural history. The status of the victim has been the source of active and stirring controversy in cultural theory, criminology and legal theory, philosophy and psychoanalysis; it is of particular interest within feminist theory. Can the victim relation be refused?...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Asexualities

    Feminist and Queer Perspectives

    Edited by Karli June Cerankowski, Megan Milks

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    What is so radical about not having sex? To answer this question, this collection of essays explores the feminist and queer politics of asexuality. Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing people who do not experience sexual attraction. In this multidisciplinary volume,...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Rural Migration

    Realities, Conflict and Change

    Edited by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization is making borders increasingly porous, rural communities form part of the...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Neoliberalism

    The All India Democratic Women’s Association and Globalization Politics

    By Elisabeth Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book describes the changing landscape of women’s politics for equality and liberation during the rise of neoliberalism in India. Between 1991 and 2006, the doctrine of liberalization guided Indian politics and economic policy. These neoliberal measures vastly reduced poverty alleviation...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Intersectional Women’s Studies for Transracial Alliance

    Edited by Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Women’s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking

    By Anne Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book brings together two vitally important strands of 20th-century thinking to establish a set of simple and elegant principles for planning, project design and evaluation. It explains the backgrounds of cultural ecofeminism and critical systems thinking, and what we find when they are...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Ethnicity and Political Agency

    South Asian Women Organizing

    By Shaminder Takhar

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book examines how South Asian women’s collective agency is operationalized through civic organizations in the UK. Drawing on black feminist theory and third world feminism, it shows the complexity of political agency and its relationship to identity and subjectivity, and uses empirical...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Lives

    Edited by Janice L. Ristock

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Queer lives remain at the margins of most academic inquiry into domestic violence. When same-sex violence is considered, it is most commonly as an "added on," without close attention to the specificity and meaning of violence within the lives of lesbian/ gay/ bisexual/ transgender/Two-Spirit and...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge