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  1. Interpreting the Maternal Organization

    Edited by Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has been an increasing interest in emotion in organizations, in diversity, ethics, care and the ubiquitous pursuit of quality. These concerns, however, have consistently been reduced to issues of management and regulation. There is now a growing need to...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Ellen Jordan

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Spaces of Masculinities

    Edited by Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven

    Series: Critical Geographies

    Changing circumstances in Western and global societies have introduced new constraints and opportunities for men and the formation of male identities. Meanwhile, the emerging diversity of 'atypical' identities ('atypical' when compared with traditional conceptions of middle-class, white,...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Dissident Writings of Arab Women

    Voices Against Violence

    By Brinda J. Mehta

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women, Religion and Culture in Iran

    By Sarah Ansari, Vanessa Martin

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Investigates how women, religion and culture have interacted in the context of 19th and 20th century Iran, covering topics as seemingly diverse as the social and cultural history of Persian cuisine, the work and attitudes of 19th century Christian missionaries, the impact of growing female literacy...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Identity and Violence

    Female Deselection in India

    By Rainuka Dagar

    Weaving economic and socio-political processes with the living narrative of customs, rituals and practices in differently-placed groups to decode the legitimising mechanisms of male child preference in India, this book explores male infanticide as redemption of blood debt, girl child deselection...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  7. Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on Feminist Political Thought in European History

    From the Middle Ages to the Present

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Siep Stuurman

    Spanning six centuries of political thought in European history, this book puts the ideas of thinkers from Christine de Pizan to Simone de Beauvoir in the broader contexts of their time. This intriguing collection of essays shows that feminism is not a varient of modern radical discourse but a mode...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Korean Women's Movement and the State

    Bargaining for Change

    By Seung-kyung Kim, Kyounghee Kim

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book asks what strategies women’s movements can employ to induce law and policy changes at the national level that will assist women’s equality without sacrificing their feminist energy, movement cohesiveness and core feminist commitments. The book takes up this question in order to emphasize...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge