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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 26th 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 8th 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 19th 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism

    Why Women Are in Refrigerators and Other Stories

    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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women's Rights in the USA

    Policy Debates and Gender Roles, 5th Edition

    By Dorothy E. McBride, Janine A. Parry

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Re-Imagining North Korea in International Politics

    Problematizations and Alternatives

    By Shine Choi

    Series: Interventions

    The global consensus in academic, specialist and public realms is that North Korea is a problem: its nuclear ambitions pose a threat to international security, its levels of poverty indicate a humanitarian crisis and its political repression signals a failed state. This book examines the cultural...

    To Be Published January 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Development and Globalization

    Economics as if All People Mattered, 2nd Edition

    By Lourdes Beneria, Gunselli Berik, Maria Floro

    With Cold War politics lost as the organizing principle behind international politics, development has become the most import policy goal of every international organization. There is an underside (and a human side) to development, and feminism has made inroads into the highly technical debates and...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge