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  1. Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey

    Edited by Ron Suresha

    The books commonly known as the Kinsey Report were Dr Alfred C. Kinsey’s monumental scientific publishing achievement in 1948, often compared to the atomic bomb for its impact on the American public. On the sexagennial anniversary of the publication of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, this...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Engendering the State

    The International Diffusion of Women's Human Rights

    By Lynn Savery

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Why have states in general been slower to incorporate the international diffusion of women’s human rights norms domestically than other human rights norms and why has the diffusion of these norms varied so greatly between states? Why are some states more responsive and exert more effort than...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Making Transnational Feminism

    Rural Women, NGO Activists, and Northern Donors in Brazil

    By Millie Thayer

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    This ethnographic study examines the transnational relations among feminist movements at the end of the twentieth century, exploring two differently situated women’s organizations in the Northeast Brazilian state of Pernambuco. The conventional narrative of globalization tells the story of...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Reconstructing Policy in Higher Education

    Feminist Poststructural Perspectives

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Allan, Susan Iverson, Rebecca Ropers-Huilman

    Reconstructing Policy in Higher Education highlights the work of accomplished and award-winning scholars and provides concrete examples of how feminist poststructuralism effectively informs research methods and can serve as a vital tool for policy makers, analysts, and practitioners. The research...

    Published October 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Naila Kabeer, Agneta Stark, Edda Magnus

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Motherhood in India

    Glorification without Empowerment?

    Edited by Maithreyi Krishnaraj

    This book presents an overview of the varied experiences and representations of motherhood in India from ancient to modern times. The thrust of the arguments made by the various contributors is that the centrality of motherhood as an ideology in a woman’s life is manufactured. This is demonstrated...

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge India

  7. Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment

    Edited by Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald, Iain Campbell

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of gender and...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Gender Education and Equality in a Global Context

    Conceptual Frameworks and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Shailaja Fennell, Madeleine Arnot

    The Millennium Development Goals aim to achieve basic education for all by 2015. But can such global agendas address national and local gender inequalities and will they empower women through education? This thought-provoking book offers an opportunity to engage critically with existing and...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Transforming World Politics

    From Empire to Multiple Worlds

    By Anna M. Agathangelou, L.H.M. Ling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a critical understanding of contemporary world politics by arguing that the neoliberal approach to international relations seduces many of us into investing our lives in projects of power and alienation. These projects offer few options for emancipation; consequently, many feel...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Iris van der Tuin

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is an introductory text for students specialising in gender studies. The truly interdisciplinary and intergenerational approach bridges the gap between humanities and the social sciences, and it showcases the academic and social context in which gender studies...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge