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  1. Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Life of Voices

    Bodies, Subjects and Dialogue

    By B. Hannah Rockwell

    The Life of Voices illustrates how human voices have special significance as the place where mind and body collaborate to produce everyday speech. Hannah Rockwell links Russian semiotician Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophy of dialogue with French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s views of the...

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance

    By Fidelma Ashe

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Radical Records (Routledge Revivals)

    Thirty Years of Lesbian and Gay History, 1957-1987

    By Bob Cant, Susan Hemmings

    The period between the publication in 1957 of the liberalising Wolfenden Report and the introduction in 1987 of the homophobic Section 28 was characterised by unprecedented optimism and political activism among lesbians and gay men in Britain. But the law and its shortcomings never determined their...

    Published October 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India

    The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms

    By Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Timothy J. Scrase

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book fills an important gap in the existing literature on economic liberalization and globalisation in India by providing much needed ethnographic data from those affected by neoliberal globalisation. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews, it reveals the complexity of the...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and relations with Japanese society more generally. Drawing on detailed primary research including a year-long observation of high schools and subsequent interviews over...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Human Sexuality

    Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

    By Anne Bolin, Patricia Whelehan

    Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives is a unique textbook that provides a complete analysis of this crucial aspect of life around the world. Utilizing viewpoints across cultural and national boundaries, and deftly weaving evolutionary and psychological perspectives,...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge