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  1. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on...

    Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Subalternity and Difference

    Investigations from the North and the South

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on the idea of difference as a marker of subalternity, this book looks at the ways in which ordinary citizens have sought to present and identify themselves in ways that defy the conventional categorisations of governments and historical experience. Inspired particularly by questions...

    Published January 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story

    By Mary Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Diasporic Journeys, Ritual, and Normativity among Asian Migrant Women

    Edited by Pnina Werbner, Mark Johnson

    The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Young Women in Japan: Transitions to adulthood received a CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 2010" award from the American Library Association. This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge