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1-10 of 28 results in Routledge International Studies of Women and Place
This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...
Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm for analyzing the phenomenon of domestic labor by non-family workers, paid and...
Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge
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
Landscapes of Uncertainty
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
Envisioning a Politics of Coalition
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
Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins
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
Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge
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
Place, Diversity and Difference
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
Gender, Bodies and Space
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
Women Migrant Workers: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems
To Be Published August 26th 2015