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  1. Fit Work for Women

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Liberation of Women (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Study of Patriarchy and Capitalism

    Edited by Roberta Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    In The Liberation of Women, Roberta Hamilton explores two of the key questions that have been systematically raised by the Women’s Liberation Movement: why have women occupied a subordinate position in society and how can the variation in the forms and intensity of their exploitation and oppression...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Political Communication in China

    Convergence or Divergence Between the Media and Political System?

    Edited by Wenfang Tang, Shanto Iyengar

    It is widely recognised that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses the media to set the agenda for political discourse, propagate official policies, monitor public opinion, and rally regime support. State agencies in China control the full spectrum of media programming, either through ownership or...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Retail and Commercial Planning (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Ross Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Changes in the philosophy of planning and the political influences behind it have led to an increasingly ambivalent approach to retail and commercial matters and a lack of clear goals and objectives as to what both central government and the local authorities should be concerned with. At the same...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Nostalgia and Sexual Difference (RLE Feminist Theory)

    The Resistance to Contemporary Feminism

    Edited by Janice Doane, DEVON HODGES

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Dissatisfaction with the present can cause people to gaze nostalgically back to an idealized past; that nostalgia pervades contemporary rhetoric. In lamenting the ‘degeneracy’ of present-day America, social and literary critics as well as contemporary novelists often choose as their scapegoat the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Subordination (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Social Theory

    By Clare Burton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Subordination presents a survey of some of the most important ideas developed within feminism since the 1970s. Among the central themes addressed are: the origins of women’s subordination; the private/public split; the nature and the role of domestic labour; the impact of psychoanalysis on feminist...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies

    Edited by Lisa McLaughlin, Cynthia Carter

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies features contributions written by a diverse group of stellar feminist scholars from around the world. Each contributor has authored a brief, thought-provoking commentary on the current status and future directions of feminist media studies. Although...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Visual Worlds

    Edited by John R Hall, Blake Stimson, Lisa Tamiris Becker

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    As many observers have noted, the world is becoming increasingly visually mediated, with the rise of computers and the internet being central factors in the emergence of new tools and conventions. Exploring the social structure of visuality, this volume contains a collection of essays by...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Retail Geography (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Studies of the organisation and location of retailing activity have played a central role in the emergence of urban geography as a major area of academic study. Moreover, retailing is increasingly the focus of interdisciplinary research, with economists, sociologists, psychologists and marketing...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge