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  1. Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. International Perspectives on Women and HIV

    Edited by Samuel A MacMaster, Brian E Bride, CINDY DAVIS

    Throughout the world, the threat of HIV/AIDS to women’s health has become the focus of increased concern. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2004) reports that almost 20 million women and girls are living with HIV globally, accounting for nearly half of all people living with HIV...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Japanese Society

    Edited by Dolores P Martinez

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Compiled and introduced by D. P. Martinez, the editor of an acclaimed four-volume anthology on Modern Japanese Culture and Society (Routledge, 2007) (978-0-415-41609-2), this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series, is a collection of classic and the very best...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women and Transformation in Russia

    Edited by Aino Saarinen, Kirsti Ekonen, Valentina Uspenskaia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book looks at Russian women’s mobilization and agency during the two periods of transformation, the turn of the 19th-20th century and the 20th – 21st century. Bringing together the parallels between the two great transformations, it focuses on both the continuities and breaks and, importantly,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women in Modern Burma

    By Tharaphi Than

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book challenges the popular notion that Burmese women are powerful and are granted equal rights as men by society. Throughout history Burmese women have been represented as powerful and as having equal status to men by western travellers and scholars alike. National history about women also...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The 'Improper' Feminine

    The Women's Sensation Novel and the New Woman Writing

    By Lyn Pykett

    The women's sensation novel of the 1860s and the New Woman fiction of the 1890s were two major examples of a perceived feminine invasion of fiction which caused a critical furore in their day. Both genres, with their shocking, `fast' heroines, fired the popular imagination by putting female...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Gender: The Basics

    By Hilary Lips

    Series: The Basics

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction which examines the impact of cultural, historical, biological, psychological and economic forces on qualities which have come to be defined as masculine or feminine. Highlighting that there is far more to gender than biological sex, it takes a global...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This book is the only complete and up-to-date annotated bibliography available on women's activities and contributions in the creation and performance of music through the ages. Encompassing major books, articles and recordings published over the past five decades, the book examines a broad...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Indian Sisters

    A History of Nursing and the State, 1907–2007

    By Madelaine Healey

    Series: South Asian History and Culture

    Health and medicine cannot be understood without considering the role of nurses, both as professionals and as working women. In India, unlike other countries, nurses have suffered an exceptional degree of neglect at the hands of state, a situation that has been detrimental to the quality of both...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge India