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  1. Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor People

    Themes and Case Studies

    Edited by Marc J. Cohen, Melinda Smale

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This book examines the effects of high and volatile food prices during 2007-08 on low-income farmers and consumers in developing, transition, and industrialized countries. Previous studies of this crisis have mostly used models to estimate the likely impacts. This volume includes actual evidence...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economics and Diversity

    By Carlo D'Ippoliti

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The bulk of contemporary economics assumes rather than explains differences between people or groups of people. Yet, many of these differences are produced by society or they imply differing opportunities and outcomes. This book argues that economists should concern themselves with the explanation...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development

    Women's empowerment in the Indian informal economy

    By Elizabeth Hill

    Series: New Political Economy

    More than nine out of every ten working women in India are employed in the informal economy, unprotected by labour laws and excluded from basic forms of social security. They work as daily labourers in the fields, small producers and industrial outworkers in their own homes and as vendors on the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Children with Gender Identity Disorder

    A Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    How should we understand transgenderism, especially as it affects children and adolescents? Psychiatric manuals include transgenderism among mental illnesses (Gender Identity Disorder). Such inclusion is relatively recent, and even the words transsexual and transgender were coined only a few...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rape, Victims, and Investigations

    Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes

    By Shana L Maier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their interactions with victims can potentially affect the victim’s reaction to and recovery...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Silent Sisters

    An Ethnography Of Homeless Women

    By Betty G. Russell

    Series: A Health Care for Women International Publication

    First published in 1991...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

    By Alison Gerard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering the EU or how they navigate reception conditions upon arrival, particularly from a gendered...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. United Kingdom? (Routledge Revivals)

    Class, Race and Gender since the War

    By E. Cashmore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, United Kingdom? examines the three main divisions in British society in the post-war period: class, race and gender. During the 1980s there was an increasing concern about deep, and often bitter, divisions in British society. Events such as the miners’ strike of 1984-5, the...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women and Gender in Science and Technology

    Edited by Londa Schiebinger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge