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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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31-40 of 44 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Cultural Politics of Female Sexuality in South Africa

    By Henriette Gunkel

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Sexual identity has emerged into the national discourse of post-apartheid South Africa, bringing the subject of rights and the question of gender relations and cultural authenticity into the focus of the nation state’s politics. This book is a fascinating reflection on the effects of these...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Child Abuse, Gender and Society

    By Jackie Turton

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Traditionally child sexual abuse has been perceived as a male crime, however, recent research suggests that a significant minority of offenders are female. While recognizing the importance of male perpetrators, this groundbreaking book places the behavior of these offending women into social...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Women, Activism and Social Change

    Stretching Boundaries

    Edited by Maja Mikula

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Throughout history, women have participated in and sometimes initiated rebellions to defend the welfare of their family, community, class, race or ethnic group.This volume presents original research on women's activism in Asia, Europe, Australia and Latin America. It explores how women have...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge