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The redistribution of land has profound implications for women and for gender relations; however, gender issues have been marginalised from both theoretical and policy discussions of agrarian reform. This book presents an overview of gender and agrarian reform experiences globally. Jacobs...
Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge
The Resilience of Patriarchy in a Changing World
Trafficking of women and girls for purposes of sexual exploitation across the globe is widely acknowledged as a leading criminal activity. Women of poor countries are particularly vulnerable to sex trafficking. This book identifies the patterns, causes and consequences of female sex trafficking in...
Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge
Renegotiating the moral landscape
Gender and Landscape is a feminist inquiry into a long-ignored area of study: the landscape. Although there has been an exhaustive investigation into issues of gender as they intersect with space and place, very little has been written about the gendering of the landscape. This volume provides a...
Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge
Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, the authors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and be made explicit. A wealth of case studies examine the significance of these...
Published December 10th 1998 by Routledge
Gender, Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland
The ongoing Irish peace process has renewed interest in the current social and political problems of Northern Ireland. In bringing together the issues of gender and inequality, Women Divided, a title in the International Studies of Women and Place series, offers new perspectives on women's rights...
Published July 3rd 1997 by Routledge
Geographies of Childcare and Working Mothers
One of the most significant social and economic changes of recent years has been the explosion in the number of mothers in the work place and in paid employment generally. Child care policy, provision and funding has in no way kept up with this change. Who Will Mind the Baby? explores how working...
Published October 10th 1996 by Routledge
Global Issues and Local Experience
Feminist Political Ecology explores the gendered relations of ecologies, economies and politics in communities as diverse as the rubbertappers in the rainforests of Brazil to activist groups fighting racism in New York City.Women are often at the centre of these struggles, struggles which concern...
Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge
The Politics of Work and Daily Life
Women of the European Union challenges gender-blind assessments of the economic and social aspects of the European Union policies to examine the real implications of Union for the diversity of women in the Member States.The authors also analyze how women's work and daily lives are shaped by local...
Published August 8th 1996 by Routledge
In a world where global restructuring is leading to both integration and fragmentation, the meaning and practice of development are increasingly contested. New voices from the South are challenging Northern control over development.Feminism/Postmodernism/Development is a comprehensive study of this...
Published August 3rd 1995 by Routledge
Gender, Work and Space explores how social boundaries are constructed between women and men, and among women living in different places. Focusing on work, the segregation of men and women into different occupations, and variations in women's work experiences in different parts of the city, the...
Published March 23rd 1995 by Routledge
Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
To Be Published December 17th 2014
A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change
To Be Published March 5th 2015