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  1. Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary approaches, or ‘ways of knowing’ to...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sexualities in Context

    A Social Perspective

    By Rebecca F. Plante

    Written in an accessible and clear manner, Sexualities in Context presents focused overviews and explorations of some of the most timely issues in the social construction of sex. This brief text is the only book of its kind to address sexualities from a social perspective, Plante's analysis of the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Veronique Jaquier

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful cultural practices in the West, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Ethnicity and Place

    Women and Identity in Guyana

    By Linda Peake, D. Alissa Trotz

    This book is concerned with the nature of the relationship between gender, ethnicity and poverty in the context of the external and internal dynamics of households in Guyana. Using detailed data collected from male and female respondents in three separate locations, two urban and one rural, and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Psychological Development of Girls and Women

    Rethinking change in time, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Greene

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This thoroughly revised new edition updates Sheila Greene's original transformative account of the psychological development of girls and women and the central role of time in shaping human experience. Greene critically reviews traditional and contemporary theoretical approaches – ranging from...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Superheroes and Identities

    Edited by Mel Gibson, David Huxley, Joan Ormrod

    Superheroes have been the major genre to emerge from comics and graphic novels, saturating popular culture with images of muscular men and sexy women. A major aspect of this genre is identity in the roles played by individuals, the development of identities through extended stories and in the ways...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Culture, and Performance

    Marathi Theatre and Cinema before Independence

    By Meera Kosambi

    This book presents a lucid, comprehensive, and entertaining narrative of culture and society in late 19th- and early 20th-century Maharashtra through a perceptive study of its theatre and cinema. An intellectual tour de force, it will be invaluable to scholars and researchers of modern Indian...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge India