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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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21-30 of 44 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Migrant Men

    Critical Studies of Masculinities and the Migration Experience

    Edited by Mike Donaldson, Raymond Hibbins, Richard Howson, Bob Pease

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This edited volume contributes an important collection of chapters to the growing theoretical and empirical work being undertaken at the international level on men and migration. The chapters presented here focus on what we might call ‘migratory masculinities': the experiences men have of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Global Empowerment of Women

    Responses to Globalization and Politicized Religions

    Edited by Carolyn M. Elliott

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The empowerment of women is a broadly endorsed strategy for solving a host of difficult problems, from child poverty to gender violence to international development. The seventeen international scholars in this multi-disciplinary volume offer thoughtful critiques of the notion of empowerment based...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Body, Femininity and Nationalism

    Girls in the German Youth Movement 1900–1934

    By Marion E.P. de Ras

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This social and cultural history of girls in the German youth movements in the pre-Nazi era brings fascinating new light to bear on the history of the German youth movements. It contributes to our wider understanding of girlhood in the period, and investigates how mentalities, collective identities...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. A Philosophical Investigation of Rape

    The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self

    By Louise du Toit

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book offers a critical feminist perspective on the widely debated topic of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse concerning women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge