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Forthcoming Gender Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Between Feminism and Psychoanalysis

    Edited by Teresa Brennan

    In this landmark collection of original essays, outstanding feminist critics in Britain, France, and the United States present new perspectives on feminism and psychoanalysis, opening out deadlocked debates. The discussion ranges widely, with contributions from feminists identified with different,...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina Migrant Entertainers

    By Sallie Yea

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Domestication of Women

    Discrimination in Developing Societies

    By Barbara Rogers

    "The Domestication of Women is a feminist critique of international development agencies and programs. A researcher in development studies with past experience as a United Nations consultant, Barbara Rogers writes with a note of outrage about the pervasive biases against women that lead to wasteful...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Feminism and the Power of Law

    By Carol Smart

    Series: Sociology of Law and Crime

    In this now established text the author presents her analysis of the power of law and argues for a feminist post-structuralist approach. She comments on pornography, as well as discussing recent research on rape trials and abortion legislation....

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Nature of Hysteria

    By Niel Micklem

    Hysteria was a frequently diagnosed illness in the West through the nineteenth and much of the twentieth century. Today the medical profession has virtually abandoned the diagnosis altogether. However, this does not mean that hysteria has ceased to exist. In The Nature of Hysteria, Niel Micklem...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

    By Dr Farideh Heyat Nfa

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak

    By Cheng Sim Hew

    In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint

    By Gail Ashton, Gail Ashton Nfa

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge