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  1. Engendering the State

    The International Diffusion of Women's Human Rights

    By Lynn Savery

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Why have states in general been slower to incorporate the international diffusion of women’s human rights norms domestically than other human rights norms and why has the diffusion of these norms varied so greatly between states? Why are some states more responsive and exert more effort than...

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Resisting Citizenship

    Feminist Essays on Politics, Community, and Democracy

    By Martha A. Ackelsberg

    Political participation in America—supposedly the world’s strongest democracy—is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil...

    Published October 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Gendered Peace

    Women's Struggles for Post-War Justice and Reconciliation

    Edited by Donna Pankhurst

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This volume contributes to the growing literature on women, conflict and peacebuilding by focusing on the moments after a peace accord, or some other official ending of a conflict, often denoted as ‘post-conflict’ or ‘post-war’. Such moments often herald great hope for holding to account those who...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. New Perspectives on Gender and Migration

    Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements

    Edited by Nicola Piper

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This book discusses recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective. Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory streams with regard to skill level, labour market integration, and legal status. In...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Sexuality

    3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    Series: Key Ideas

    For over twenty years, Sexuality has provided a cutting edge introduction to debates about sexualities, gender, and intimate life. Previous editions included pioneering discussions of the historical shaping of sexuality, identity politics, the rise of fundamentalism, the social impact of AIDS, the...

    Published September 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Naila Kabeer, Agneta Stark, Edda Magnus

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Family Life, Like the Fingers of a Hand

    Under-Discussed and Controversial Topics

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    In this book, an array of approaches - first person and theoretical accounts, clinical understandings, qualitative and quantitative research - are brought to bear on controversial or under-discussed topics in lesbian family life. From conception all the way to care for elderly parents, this book...

    Published September 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Women, Clubs and Associations in Britain

    By David Doughan, Peter Gordon

    Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has...

    Published September 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Self in Islam

    By Etin Anwar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self. The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially...

    Published September 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Growing Older

    Perspectives on LGBT Aging

    Edited by James T. Sears

    LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and...

    Published August 12th 2009 by Routledge