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  1. 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

  2. Political Women

    The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA

    By Alana Jeydel

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Under what conditions are political elites responsive to social movements, and when do social movements gain access to political elites? This book explores this question with regard to the women's movement in the US, asking under what conditions are Congress and the presidency responsive to the...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Engels Revisited (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminist Essays

    Edited by Janet Sayers, Mary Evans, Nanneke Redclift

    This reissued work, first published in 1987, examines the problematic and divisive attitudes which bourgeois and socialist feminists take to the question of the links between patriarchy and capitalism and the importance of class conflict as a major cause of women's subordination....

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Feminism and International Relations

    Conversations about the Past, Present and Future

    Edited by J. Ann Tickner, Laura Sjoberg

    Feminist International Relations scholarship in the United States recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over those years, feminist researchers have made substantial progress concerning the question of how gender matters in global politics, global economics, and global culture. The progress has...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Autonomy and Identity

    The Politics of Who We Are.

    By Ros Hague

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Autonomy and Identity are key concepts in both political and feminist thought and have played central roles in both fields. Although there has been much academic work on both concepts there has arguably been little that has addressed the connections between autonomy and identity. Autonomy and...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Korea Confronts Globalization

    Edited by Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea's social cohesion in a continually...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Women and Representation in Local Government

    International Case Studies

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government. Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international experts to examine and compare the presence of...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge