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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 40 results in Routledge Research in Gender and Society
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Households

    An Atomistic Perspective on European Living Arrangements

    By Michel Verdon

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    In this present study Michel Verdon posits a radical and multidisciplinary method of examining household formation by refuting this 'collectivist set of suppositions' and recognizing residence as the critical determinant of all household forming practices. This book argues that the natural...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Economy and Culture in the European Union

    By Simon Duncan, Birgit Pfau-Effinger

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of comparative gender difference in the EU, this book addresses a spectrum of gender issues. From employment and households, to culture, sexuality and male violence, the book transcends any 'economy/culture' divide. This wide coverage is placed within a...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Women's Work and Wages

    Edited by Christina Jonung, Inga Persson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    At a time when women in industrialized countries have a stronger and more permanent presence in the labour market than ever before, why does the gender pay gap differ so greatly between countries? The contributors to this book use empirical studies of gender differences in family responsibilities...

    Published February 25th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Economics of the Family and Family Policies

    Edited by Christina Jonung, Inga Persson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Economic analysis of the family is a recent, but already well established area in economics. This book bears evidence to the lively and relevant research in the area. Essays in this comprehensive collection provide a clear picture of the state of the art of economics of the family and explore...

    Published October 15th 1997 by Routledge