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  1. Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Women's Studies: The Basics

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: The Basics

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction into the ever expanding and increasingly relevant field of studies focused on women. Tracing the history of the discipline from its origins, this text sets out the main agendas of women’s studies and feminism, exploring the global...

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony

    The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan

    By Kaeko Chiba

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony (chado) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chado system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Fat

    By Deborah Lupton

    Series: Shortcuts

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Global Sexualities

    New Frontiers

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Paul Boyce, Henrietta L Moore, Richard Parker

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Over the course of the past thirty years, there has been an explosion of work on sexuality, both conceptually and methodologically. From a relatively limited, specialist field, the study of sexuality has expanded across a wide range of social sciences. Yet as the field has grown, it has become...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Male Homosexualities

    Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities amongst Chinese gay men. It provides a sociological account of masculinity, desire, sexuality, identity and citizenship in contemporary Chinese societies, and within the constellation of global culture. Kong...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge