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  1. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Civil Society

    By Jude Howell, Diane Mulligan

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Over the last two decades there has been considerable enthusiasm for the concept of civil society amongst researchers, practitioners and activists. Yet despite this enthusiasm for the concept, the gendered nature of civil society and the impact of feminist organizing on civil society has received...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Women's Interests

    New Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Louise Chappell, Lisa Hill

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This new study reveals how institutional practices and discourses shape the way men and women are conceived of, and how through this process, gender stereotypes and expectations are created. Informed by the latest research and trends, these expert authors examine the way in which domestic...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge