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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Gender Education and Equality in a Global Context

    Conceptual Frameworks and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Shailaja Fennell, Madeleine Arnot

    The Millennium Development Goals aim to achieve basic education for all by 2015. But can such global agendas address national and local gender inequalities and will they empower women through education? This thought-provoking book offers an opportunity to engage critically with existing and...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Diaspora

    Gender, Culture and Identity

    Edited by Haideh Moghissi

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Muslim Diaspora identifies those aspects of migratory experience that shatter or reinforce a group’s attachment to its homeland and affect its readiness to adapt to a new country. The contributors to this collection examine many dimensions of life in the Diaspora and demonstrate that identity is...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sex and Sexuality in China

    Edited by Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Elaine Jeffreys explores the issues of sex and sexuality in a non-Western context by examining debates surrounding the emergence of new sexual behaviours, and the appropriate nature of their regulation, in the People's Republic of China. Commissioned from Western and mainland Chinese scholars of...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Youth Cultures

    Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes

    Edited by Paul Hodkinson, Wolfgang Deicke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canada

    By Miriam Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge