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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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11-20 of 44 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Migration, Media and Identity of Asian Women

    Diasporic Daughters

    By Youna Kim

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book explores the unstudied nature of diaspora among young Korean, Japanese and Chinese women living and studying in the West. Why do women move? What are the actual conditions of their transnational lives? How do they make sense of their transnational lives through the experience of the media...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Street Sex Workers' Discourse

    Realizing Material Change Through Agential Choice

    By Jill McCracken

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Incorporating the voices and insights of street sex workers through personal interviews, this monograph argues that the material conditions of many street workers — the physical environments they live in and their effects on the workers’ bodies, identities, and spirits — are represented, reproduced...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography
    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen
    To Be Published May 15th 2015
  2. Masculinities and Femininities in Latin America’s Uneven Development
    By Susan Paulson
    To Be Published September 11th 2015
  3. Gender and Migration in the Middle East
    By Md Mizanur Rahman
    To Be Published November 15th 2015
  4. Black Women, Agency, and the New Black Feminism
    By Maria del Guadalupe Davidson
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  5. Gender, Violence, and Law
    By Melanie Randall
    To Be Published December 31st 2015

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