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Forthcoming Asian Gender Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences

    By Sandy To

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contestations Over Gender in Asia

    Edited by Lyn Parker, Laura Dales, Chie Ikeya

    This book brings together the work of scholars from around the world in a consideration of how gender is contested in various parts of Asia – in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Part I of this collection explores notions of agency in relation to women’s domestic and...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Translating Feminism in China

    Gender, Sexuality and Censorship

    By Zhongli Yu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex (TSS, Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues (TVM, Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness...

    To Be Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires....

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is concerned with Sri Lanka’s global factory workers based in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). These FTZs employ thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. The book analyses social class and intersections of gender...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, women have become a major marker of democracy, their presence an index of "good governance" in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A large and diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated "gender quotas" to ensure the presence of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women and Conflict in India

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality

    By Mohammad Salehin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Making an important contribution to the analysis of religion, development and neoliberalism in contemporary Muslim societies, this book looks at the role of Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh. It deepens the study of religion within the field of development studies, and significantly adds to the currently...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India

    The Role of Activism

    By Nandini Deo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Religious nationalists and women’s activists have transformed India over the past century. They debated the idea of India under colonial rule, shaped the constitutional structure of Indian democracy, and questioned the legitimacy of the postcolonial consensus. This book traces the shared genealogy...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge