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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    Edited by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Dawn Bazely, Marina Goloviznina, Andrew Tanentzap

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic opportunities, and political stability. The...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures

    Passionate Play

    By Jenny Sundén, Malin Sveningsson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    How do gender and sexuality come to matter in online game cultures? Why is it important to explore "straight" versus "queer" contexts of play? And what does it mean to play together with others over time, as co-players and researchers? Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures is a book about...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Emergent Writing Methodologies in Feminist Studies

    Edited by Mona Livholts

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Contemporary challenges for seeking new knowledge in feminist studies are intimately intertwined with methodological renewal that promotes justice and equality in changing global contexts. Written by some of the leading scholars in their fields, this edited collection focuses on the emergence of...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge