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  1. Transforming World Politics

    From Empire to Multiple Worlds

    By Anna M. Agathangelou, L.H.M. Ling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a critical understanding of contemporary world politics by arguing that the neoliberal approach to international relations seduces many of us into investing our lives in projects of power and alienation. These projects offer few options for emancipation; consequently, many feel...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

    By Miriam Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Industrial Vagina

    The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have...

    Published November 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Future Of Democratic Equality

    Rebuilding Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America

    By Joseph M. Schwartz

    2011 David Easton Award, presented for the best book by the Foundations of Political Theory section of APSA: "The Future of Democratic Equality, by Joseph Schwartz, takes on three tasks, and accomplishes all brilliantly. Any one of these tasks well fulfilled would have been a laudable achievement....

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Peacebuilding

    Women in International Perspective

    By Elisabeth Porter

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book clarifies some key ideas and practices underlying peacebuilding; understood broadly as formal and informal peace processes that occur during pre-conflict, conflict and post-conflict transformation. Applicable to all peacebuilders, Elisabeth Porter highlights positive examples of women’s...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Women, Activism and Social Change

    Stretching Boundaries

    Edited by Maja Mikula

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Throughout history, women have participated in and sometimes initiated rebellions to defend the welfare of their family, community, class, race or ethnic group.This volume presents original research on women's activism in Asia, Europe, Australia and Latin America. It explores how women have...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Representing Women in Parliament

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Marian Sawer, Manon Tremblay, Linda Trimble

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The first book-length treatment of the political representation of women in countries with parliamentary systems based on the Westminster model. Written by a major international team of authors, this new study features twelve chapters on both new and established parliaments, including Australia,...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Beyond States and Markets

    The Challenges of Social Reproduction

    Edited by Isabella Bakker, Rachel Silvey

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Seeking to extend our understanding of the contemporary global political economy, this book provides an important and original introduction to the current theoretical debates about social reproduction and argues for the necessity of linking social reproduction to specific contexts of power and...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling

    Women and Congressional Elections, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Palmer, Dennis Simon

    Series: Women In American Politics

    Why has the integration of women into Congress been so slow? Is there a "political glass ceiling" for women? Although women use the same strategic calculations as men to decide when to run, the decision regarding where to run is something else. While redistricting has increasingly protected...

    Published January 29th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Women, Quotas and Politics

    Edited by Drude Dahlerup

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This is the first world-wide, comparative study of the controversial new trends of gender quotas now emerging in global politics, presenting a comprehensive overview of changes in women’s parliamentary representation across the world. This is important reading for all those working to increase...

    Published December 5th 2006 by Routledge