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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 40 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. Gender, Development and Environmental Governance

    Theorizing Connections

    By Seema Arora-Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    A major challenge in studies of environmental governance is dealing with the diversity of the people involved at multiple levels – villagers, development agents, policy-makers, private resource users and others – and taking seriously their aspirations, conflicts and collaborations. This book...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academe

    Intergenerational Voices

    Edited by Lorri J. Santamaría, Gaëtane Jean-Marie, Cosette M. Grant

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This ground-breaking collection features the diverse voices, experiences, and scholarship of cross-cultural women of American Indian, Asian American, Black/African American and Hispanic descent at various levels of academe, actively engaged in the advancement of marginalized groups in the U.S. and...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy

    Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice

    Edited by Lisa K. Taylor, Jasmin Zine

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women’s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said’s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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