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Forthcoming Asian Gender Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Engendering the Buddhist State

    Reconstructions of Cambodian History

    By Ashley Thompson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian history and historiography, with an ultimate aim to broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an interdisciplinary...

    To Be Published October 31st 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Women Migrants in China

    Bargaining against Patriarchy

    By Nana Zhang

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book looks at the urban migration of rural women in contemporary China. Based on substantial ethnographic research with rural migrant women and returnees in both sending villages and receiving cities, the book explores the dynamics and vicissitudes of rural women’s work and domesticity, their...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Tobias Rettig, Vina A. Lanzona

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, this book brings together a wide range of case studies covering women as agents of violence in periods of armed conflict in Southeast Asia. It discusses why these women were active in a domain traditionally preserved for men, and how it arguably transgressed...

    To Be Published October 31st 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 November 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 November 1st 2015 by Routledge