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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Passionate Modernity

    Sexuality, Class, and Consumption in India

    By Sanjay Srivastava

    Combining historical and ethnographic analysis, this book deals with the making of the heterosexual imagination from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in the Indian context. This unique book uses methods from anthropology, cultural studies and history to explore the making of...

    Published January 15th 2007 by Routledge India

  6. Women and Immigration Law

    New Variations on Classical Feminist Themes

    Edited by Thomas Spijkerboer, Sarah Van Walsum

    This book examines immigration law from a gender perspective. It shows how immigration law situates gender conflicts outside the national order, projecting them onto non-western countries, exotic cultures, clandestine labour and criminal organizations. In doing so, immigration law sustains the...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Identity Envy Wanting to Be Who We're Not

    Creative Nonfiction by Queer Writers

    By Jim Tushinski, Jim Van Buskirk

    Gay men and lesbians present humorous and hard-hitting accounts of the need to belong . . . somewhere Why would a lesbian raised in a Jewish home have a sudden desire to be a tough-talking Catholic girl? And why would a gay man travel to Ireland in a desperate attempt to escape his “...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Sport and Gender Identities

    Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities

    Edited by Cara Carmichael Aitchison

    This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Boxing, Masculinity and Identity

    The 'I' of the Tiger

    By Kath Woodward

    Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. In addition, its inherent contradictions of extreme violence and beauty and of discipline and excess have long been a source of...

    Published November 9th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Challenging Lesbian Norms

    Intersex, Transgender, Intersectional, and Queer Perspectives

    By Angela Pattatucci-Aragon

    What constitutes lesbian identity?The term homonormativity describes current prevailing idealized assumptions about lesbian identity. This concept, however, marginalizes subgroups within the greater lesbian population. Challenging Lesbian Norms: Intersex, Transgender, Intersectional, and Queer...

    Published November 9th 2006 by Routledge