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  1. Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

    Patriarchy and Prostitution among the Bedias of India

    By Anuja Agrawal

    This book is an anthropological study of the unusual coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among an extremely marginalized group in north India, the Bedias, who are also a de-notified community. It is the first detailed account of the implications of a systematic practice of familial...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Sexuality and the Law

    Feminist Engagements

    Edited by Vanessa Munro, Carl Stychin

    ‘Rediscovering’ the peculiarity of feminist perspectives, rather than examining the broader range of gender-oriented analyses, in the area of legal regulation and sexuality, this edited collection avoids the ‘reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of ‘feminism unmodified’. With a substantial...

    Published March 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Abortion in India

    Ground Realities

    Edited by Leela Visaria, Vimala Ramachandran

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  4. Ladies of Lost Causes

    By Judith Rumgay

    In this highly original study, Judith Rumgay evaluates the development of a residential programme for female offenders run by the Griffins Society. The text is unique in that it documents the radical contribution of women philanthropists and practitioners to offender rehabilitation. Drawing on...

    Published March 1st 2007 by Willan

  5. Je, Tu, Nous

    Towards a Culture of Difference

    By Luce Irigaray

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A passionate celebrator of "sexual difference," Luce Irigaray was never simply after the social equality that her generation so publicly demanded. She was seeking more fundamentally a society that celebrated the differences between the genders and their coming together in a union without hierarchy....

    Published February 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Anna Julia Cooper, Visionary Black Feminist

    A Critical Introduction

    By Vivian M. May

    Vivian M. May explores the theoretical and political contributions of Anna Julia Cooper, a renowned Black feminist scholar, educator and activist whose ideas deserve far more attention than they have received. Drawing on Africana and feminist theory, May places Cooper's theorizing in its historical...

    Published February 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Work in Urban China

    Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation

    By Jieyu Liu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Although it is generally believed in China that socialism raised women’s status and paid work liberated them from the shackles of patriarchy, the economic reforms of the last two decades of the twentieth century meant women workers were more vulnerable to losing their jobs than men. Unlike...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Mothers and Daughters and the Origins of Female Subjectivity

    By Jane Van Buren

    Mothers and Daughters and the Origins of Female Subjectivity challenges the theory of the Oedipus complex, which permeates psychoanalytic theory, psychology, semiotics and cultural studies. The book focuses on the re-examination of women’s development through the theories of primitive mental...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Lesbians in East Asia

    Diversity, Identities, and Resistance

    By Julie Garrison A

    Discover the courageous, vibrant similarities and differences of lesbians in East AsiaHow are same-sex relationships similar or different in the cultures of East Asia? “Lesbians” in East Asia: Diversity, Identities, and Resistance is a unique examination of research and vital issues...

    Published February 13th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Bisexual Women

    Friendship and Social Organization

    By M Galupo Paz

    Understand the unique emotional dynamics of bisexual women’s friendship relationships Prevailing attitudes toward bisexuality affect every aspect of a bisexual woman’s emotional and sexual life. Bisexual Women: Friendship and Social Organization comprehensively explores the friendship...

    Published February 9th 2007 by Routledge