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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 40 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Gender of Democracy

    Citizenship and Gendered Subjectivity

    By Maro Pantelidou Maloutas

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    As developments in the European Union and elsewhere make the re-examination of citizenship a pressing issue, this book reflects on the persisting "masculine" character of contemporary democracy and the measures taken in the EU to combat it. Combining a theoretical approach with a specific critique...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Sex Differences in Labor Markets

    By David Neumark

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Sex differences abound in labor markets. In the United States three differences in particular have attracted the most attention: the earnings gap, occupational segregation, and the greater responsibility of women for child care and housework, and consequential lower participation in the labor...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Transgender Identities

    Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity

    Edited by Sally Hines, Tam Sanger

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    In recent years transgender has emerged as a subject of increasing social and cultural interest. This volume offers vivid accounts of the diversity of living transgender in today's world. The first section, "Emerging Identities," maps the ways in which social, cultural, legal and medical...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Overcoming Objectification

    A Carnal Ethics

    By Ann J. Cahill

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Objectification is a foundational concept in feminist theory, used to analyze such disparate social phenomena as sex work, representation of women's bodies, and sexual harassment. However, there has been an increasing trend among scholars of rejecting and re-evaluating the philosophical assumptions...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge