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New and Published Books

  1. Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears

    By Larissa Sandy

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Diversity in Organizations

    A Critical Examination

    By Cedric Herring, Loren Henderson

    Diversity in Organizations argues that ensuring a diverse workforce composition has tangible benefits for organizations. Rather than relying on touchy-feely arguments, Herring and Henderson present compelling evidence that directly links diversity to the bottom line. Readers will learn: How and...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Diversity in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Zahia Smail Salhi

    The images of women in chadors or burqas as contrasted with images of belly dancers which circulate today as representations of Muslim/Middle Eastern women do not fluctuate from the images propagated by Orientalist paintings and colonial photographs which also offer contrasting representations of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Men, Women, Passion and Power

    Gender Issues in Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition

    By Marie Maguire

    This completely revised edition of Men, Women, Passion and Power offers a new critique of conventional notions of masculinity and femininity. Contemporary psychoanalytic debates about sexuality are explored, revealing how the cultural idealisation of men is replicated in theory and clinical...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysia

    By Cynthia Joseph

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book provides a rich, detailed analysis of the experiences of young women growing up in post-colonial, rapidly modernizing Malaysia. It considers the impact of ethnicity, socio-economic status, and school experiences and achievement. It discusses the effects of Malaysia’s ethnic affirmative...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unmasking Masculinity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Autobiography

    By David Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this detailed investigation of ‘masculine’ gendered identity, first published in 1990, David Jackson uses his own personal history to look at the specific ways in which men become ‘masculine’. In doing so he examines, but also offers some positive challenges to, the assumed qualities and values...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?

    By Michael Brake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. It looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base of...

    Published August 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Scholarship

    Why Women's and Gender Studies Students Are Changing Themselves and the World, 2nd Edition

    By Michele Tracy Berger, Cheryl L Radeloff

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Transforming Scholarship is a user-friendly work of practical guidance and inspiration for supporting a student's interest in a Women's Studies degree. Berger and Radeloff use empirical evidence to help students with the major barriers they face when exploring Women's Studies: the negative response...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church

    By Amanda Udis-Kessler

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    The United Methodist Church has been in conflict over lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender inclusion issues since 1972. That year, in response to the gay liberation and gay rights movements, wording was added to the UMC Book of Discipline (the compilation of denominational policies and doctrines)...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge