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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 38 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Gender, Welfare State and the Market

    Towards a New Division of Labour

    Edited by Thomas Boje, Arnlaug Leira

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This volume represents the present state of theoretical debate in welfare state scholarship, drawing on research from western Europe, North America and Japan. It therefore provides a valuable balance of breadth and detail from the broad international overview to comparisons between specific welfare...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Migration, Domestic Work and Affect

    A Decolonial Approach on Value and the Feminization of Labor

    By Encarnación Gutiérrez-Rodríguez

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Domestic and care work in private households is now the largest employment sector for migrant women. This book sheds light on these households through its focus on the interpersonal relationships between Latin American “undocumented migrant” domestic workers and employers in Austria, Germany, Spain...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Theorizing Sexual Violence

    Edited by Renée J. Heberle, Victoria Grace

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relationship between sex, sexuality and violence in order to better understand the terms on which women's...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Gendering Global Transformations

    Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity

    Edited by Chima J. Korieh, Philomina E Okeke-Ihejirika

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The authors collected in Gendering Global Transformations: Gender, Culture, Race, and Identity probe the effects of global and local forces in reshaping notions of gender, race, class, identity, human rights, and community across Africa and its Diaspora. The ...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Race and National Identity

    Nations of Flesh and Blood

    By Jackie Hogan

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    All nations construct stories of national belonging, stories of the nation’s character, its accomplishments, its defining traits, its historical trajectory. These stories, or discourses of national identity, carry powerful messages about gender and race, messages that reflect, reproduce and...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Inclusive Masculinity

    The Changing Nature of Masculinities

    By Eric Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Drawing on qualitative studies of teamsport athletes and fraternity members, this book describes the rapidly changing world of masculinities among men in both the United States and Great Britain. As cultural homophobia decreases, university-aged men are influenced to construct a softer version of...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge