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  1. Domestic Workers in the Middle East

    Status Enhancement and Degradation in Arab Households

    By Ray Jureidini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

    Millions of women from poor countries migrate to the Middle East to undertake domestic work in order to support their families at home. This book examines the slavery-like conditions of these female migrant domestic workers, with specific reference to the Kafala system of sponsorship....

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is concerned with Sri Lanka’s global factory workers based in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). These FTZs employ thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. The book analyses social class and intersections of gender...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage Among Professional Women and its Consequences

    By Sandy To

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially intelligent professional women aged thirty and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "leftover women",...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

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