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Forthcoming Gender Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman

    Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal

    Edited by Florentina C.Andreescu, Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    This work is a critical intervention into the archive of female identity; it reflects on the ways in which the Central and Eastern European female ideal was constructed, represented, and embodied in communist societies and on its transformation resulting from the political, economic, and social...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Exercising Human Rights

    Gender, Agency and Practice

    By Robin Redhead

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Exercising Human Rights investigates why human rights are not universally empowering and why this damages people attempting to exercise rights. It takes a new approach in looking at humans as the subject of human rights rather than the object and exposes the gendered and ethnocentric aspects of...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. States of Democracy

    Gender and Politics in the European Union

    Edited by Yvonne Galligan

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    The multi-layered political system of the European Union offers a unique environment for the study of comparative democracy. Its policies seek to give effect to an agreed range of values, including that of gender equality. This book explores gender equality and democratic politics in Europe. It...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reconsidering Women's History

    Twenty years of the Women's History Network

    Edited by Lucy Bland, Katharina Rowold

    Deriving from the 20th Anniversary Women’s History Network Conference entitled ’20 Years of the Women’s History Network: Looking Back – Looking Forward’, this volume reflects on the state of women’s and gender history as well as showcasing the diversity of the current field. The range of...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Motherhood and War

    Gender, Agency and Political Violence

    By Linda Åhäll

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. Recently, a growing strand of literature has...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sexploitation

    Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender

    By Michèle Alexandre

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Michèle Alexandre defines "sexploitation" as the perpetuation of myths and stereotypical notions regarding men and women in order to further an agenda of oppression and subordination in certain spheres of society. The most popular means through which this sexploitation is achieved is through a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Political Uses of Motherhood in America

    By Cynthia Stavrianos

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    As various contemporary groups use the language of motherhood to advance their political causes, maternal rhetoric has become very visible in the American political discourse of late. Yet while it has long been recognized that women have invoked their political status as mothers to organize and...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Death of Feminism?

    Is Popular & Commercial Culture Undermining Women's Rights?

    Edited by Penny Griffin

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    This book explores the intimate connections between representation, the politics of feminism and the cultural practices of modern, Western, consumer society. Many scholars have examined the marginalisation of feminist concerns in contemporary Western societies, argued that we now live in a...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

    Politics, Justice, Action

    Edited by Dean Mathiowetz

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Hanna Pitkin has made key contributions to the field of political philosophy, pushing forward and clarifying the ways that political theorists think about action as the exercise of political freedom. In so doing, she has offered insightful studies of the problems of modern politics that theorists...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Emotions, Politics and War

    Edited by Linda Åhäll, Thomas Gregory

    Series: Interventions

    A growing number of scholars have sought to re-centre emotions in our study of international politics, however an overarching book on how emotions matter to the study of politics and war is yet to be published. This volume is aimed at filling that gap, proceeding from the assumption...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge