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  1. War as Experience

    Contributions from International Relations and Feminist Analysis

    By Christine Sylvester

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book is a major new contribution to our understanding of war and international relations (IR). Divided into two sections, the first part surveys the state of war and war studies in international relations, security studies and in feminist international relations. The second part...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality

    Stretching, Bending and Policy-Making

    Edited by Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier, Mieke Verloo

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores the discursive constructions of gender equality and the implications of these understandings in a broad range of policy fields. Using gender equality as a prime example, a number of internationally renowned scholars offer a new vocabulary to identify and study processes of the...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. China, Sex and Prostitution

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Violence and Popular Culture

    Telling Stories

    By Laura J. Shepherd

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    This book examines the intersection of gender and violence in popular culture. Drawing on the latest thinking in critical international relations, media and cultural studies and gender studies, it focuses in particular on a number of popular TV shows including Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer,...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement

    By Marc Stein

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement provides a new narrative history of U.S. gay and lesbian activism, drawing on primary research in the field and the best scholarship on the history of the gay and lesbian movement. Focusing on four decades of social, cultural, and political change in the...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

    Violence and Transformation in the Karachi Conflict

    By Nichola Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Synthesizing political, anthropological and psychological perspectives, this book addresses the everyday causes and appeal of long-term involvement in extreme political violence in urban Pakistan. Taking Pakistan’s ethno nationalist Mohajir party, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as a case study,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Women, Peace and Security

    Translating Policy into Practice

    Edited by Funmi Olonisakin, Karen Barnes, Eka Ikpe

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book provides a critical assessment of the impact of UN Resolution 1325 by examining the effect of peacebuilding missions on increasing gender equality within conflict-affected countries. UN Resolution 1325 was adopted in October 2000, and was the first time that the security concerns of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Agency and War

    The Maternalized Body in US Foreign Policy

    By Tina Managhan

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book traces practices of militarization and resistance that have emerged under the sign of motherhood in US Foreign Policy. Gender, Agency and War examines this discourse against the background of three key moments of American foreign policy formation: the anti-nuclear movement of the 1980s,...

    Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Electoral Reform

    Edited by Reuven Y. Hazan, Monique Leyenaar

    Series: West European Politics

    The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Man's Dominion

    The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    In this feminist critique of the politics of religion, Sheila Jeffreys argues that the renewed rise of religion is harmful to women’s human rights. The book seeks to rekindle the criticism of religion as the founding ideology of patriarchy. Focusing on the three monotheistic religions; Judaism,...

    Published October 9th 2011 by Routledge