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Forthcoming Gender Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender in Transnationalism

    Home, Longing and Belonging Among Moroccan Migrant Women

    By Ruba Salih

    A fascinating ethnographic journey into migrant women's lives across two countries, Gender in Transnationalism highlights women's construction of 'home' between Morocco and Italy as a significant site whereby broader feelings and narratives of displacement and belonging can be grasped. Salih...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Queer Women in Urban China

    An Ethnography

    By Elisabeth L. Engebretsen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Lala (lesbian) and gay communities in mainland China have emerged rapidly in the 21st century. Alongside new freedoms and modernizing reforms, and with mainstream media and society increasingly tolerant, lalas still experience immense family and social pressures to a degree that this book argues is...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Reconstructing Adult Masculinity

    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 September 30th 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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. All About Fat

    Teens, Body Image, and Obesity

    Edited by Taylor Nicole

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    All About Fat is the first in-depth, ethnographic account to explore how body image, social status, fat stigma and teasing, food consumption behaviors, and exercise practices intersect in the daily lives of adolescent girls and boys from their perspectives. It is based on nine months of fieldwork...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge