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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 38 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Intimate Citizenships

    Gender, Sexualities, Politics

    Edited by Elzbieta H. Oleksy

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This volume responds to the need to extend the theory of citizenship, in order to bridge the gap between the public and the private sphere. Through the application of intersectional methodology, the authors document how people’s most private decisions and practices are intertwined with public...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Non-Monogamies

    Edited by Meg Barker, Darren Langdridge

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Most social scientific work on intimate relationships has assumed a monogamous structure, or has considered anything other than monogamy only in the context of 'infidelity'. Yet, in recent years there has been a growing interest among researchers and the public in exploring various patterns of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge