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Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

Series Editor: Janet Momsen, Janice Monk

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  1. Gender Politics in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Brenda S. A. Yeoh, Peggy Teo, Shirlena Huang

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    Amidst the unevenness and unpredictability of change in the Asia-Pacific region, women's lives are being transformed. This volume takes up the challenge of exploring the ways in which women are active players, collaborators, participants, leaders and resistors in the politics of change in the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty

    By Christine Eriksen

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Advocacy and Gender Equity in the Anglophone Caribbean

    Envisioning a Politics of Coalition

    By Michelle V. Rowley

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This book uses the Anglophone Caribbean as its site of critique to explore two important questions within development studies. First, to what extent has the United Nations' call to implement gender-mainstreaming projects resulted in the realization of gender equity for women within developing...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Women, Religion, and Space in China

    Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins

    By Maria Jaschok, Jingjun Shui

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    What enables women to hold firm in their beliefs in the face of long years of hostile persecution by the Communist party/state? How do women withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime which held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty?...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Migration and the Dual Career Household

    By Irene Hardill

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This book explores the gender issues associated with international migration in dual career households. Adopting a feminist approach, the author links research in economics, sociology, management and business and human geography to explore post-industrial managerial and professional careers....

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Geographies of Women's Health

    Place, Diversity and Difference

    Edited by Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis, Sara McLafferty

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world. The chapters work together in examining the complex layering of social, economic and political relations that frame women's health. The authors...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Maternities

    Gender, Bodies and Space

    By Robyn Longhurst

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    Over the past decade geographers have shown a growing interest in 'the body' as an important co-ordinate of subjectivity and as a way of understanding further relationships between people, place and space. To date, however geographers have published little on what is one of, if not the, ...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Rurality

    By Lia Bryant, Barbara Pini

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    The study of gender in rural spaces is still in its infancy. Thus far, there has been little exploration of the constitution of the varied and differing ways that gender is constituted in rural settings. This book will place the question of gender, rurality and difference at its center. The authors...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Family Among Transnational Professionals

    Edited by Anne Coles, Anne-Meike Fechter

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    While interest in migration flows is ever-growing, this has mostly concentrated on disadvantaged migrants moving from developing to Western industrialised countries. In contrast, Euro-American mobile professionals are only now becoming an emergent research topic. Similarly, debates on the...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and the Israeli Occupation: The Politics of Change
    By Tamar Mayer
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
    Edited by Victoria K. Haskins, Claire Lowrie
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  3. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change
    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson
    To Be Published February 27th 2015

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