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Forthcoming Gender Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women

    The Reinvention of Nature

    By Donna Haraway

    Simians, Cyborgs and Women is a powerful collection of ten essays written between 1978 and 1989. Although on the surface, simians, cyborgs and women may seem an odd threesome, Haraway describes their profound link as "creatures" which have had a great destabilizing place in Western evolutionary...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Masculinities

    Histories, Texts and Practices in India and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Assa Doron, Alex Broom

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Masculinities and Femininities in Latin America’s Uneven Development

    By Susan Paulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book forges a new approach to historical and geographical change by asking how gender arrangements and dynamics influence the evolution of institutions and environments. This new theoretical approach is applied via mixed methods and a multi-scale framework to bring together unusually diverse...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Islam, Development, and Urban Women’s Reproductive Practices

    By Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Rabat, Morocco, this ethnography analyzes the relationship between neoliberal development policies, women’s reproductive practices, and popular understandings of Islam. In the 1990s, Morocco shifted its attention from economic to human development, as economic...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Violence against Women in Pornography

    By Walter S. DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes

    By Anna Barrera

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyzes how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access...

    To Be Published December 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Schooled on Fat

    What Teens Tell Us About Gender, Body Image, and Obesity

    By Taylor Nicole

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Obesity has dominated popular media as one of the most pressing issues of the new millennium. In the US, high rates of obesity, and by extension, fat people are often blamed for rising health-care costs and a weakening of national security. What does it mean to be considered fat during a time when...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires....

    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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reconstructing Adult Masculinities

    Part-time Work in Contemporary Japan

    By Emma E. Cook

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Over the past two decades Japan’s socioeconomic environment has undergone considerable changes prompted by both a long recession and the relaxation of particular labour laws in the 1990s and 2000s. Within this context, “freeters” (young part-time workers aged between fifteen and thirty-four who are...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge