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  1. Gender, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

    By Kathryn Robinson

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book explores the relationship between gender, religion and political action in Indonesia, examining the patterns of gender orders that have prevailed in recent history, and demonstrating the different forms of social power this has afforded to women. It sets out the part played by women in...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Young Women in Japan: Transitions to adulthood received a CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 2010" award from the American Library Association. This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Globalization of Motherhood

    Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care

    Edited by Wendy Chavkin, JaneMaree Maher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The convergence of dramatic declines in birth rates worldwide, aside from sub-Saharan Africa, the rise of untrammelled global movement of capital, people and information, and the rapid-fire dissemination of a host of new medical technologies has led to the "globalization of motherhood". This book...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Are We Thinking Straight?

    The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization

    By Daniel K. Cortese

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives....

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Child Abuse, Gender and Society

    By Jackie Turton

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Traditionally child sexual abuse has been perceived as a male crime, however, recent research suggests that a significant minority of offenders are female. While recognizing the importance of male perpetrators, this groundbreaking book places the behavior of these offending women into social...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Domestic Violence and Psychology

    A Critical Perspective

    By Paula Nicolson

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This book rethinks the way psychological knowledge of domestic violence has typically been constructed. It puts forward a psychological perspective which is both critical of the traditional ‘woman blaming’ stance, as well as being at odds with the feminist position that men are wholly to blame...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction

    By Eric Anderson

    What impact does sport have on the lives of ordinary people? How does sport help to perpetuate inequalities in society? What can social theory tell us about the role of sport in society? At their origin competitive sports were institutionalized in Western cultures for the privilege of white,...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Women's Movements in Asia

    Feminisms and Transnational Activism

    Edited by Mina Roces, Louise Edwards

    Women's Movements in Asia is a comprehensive study of women’s activism across Asia. With chapters written by leading international experts, it provides a full overview of the history of feminism, as well as the current context of the women’s movement in 12 countries: the Philippines, China,...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge