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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 715 new and published books in the subject of Gender Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Sexualities in Context

    A Social Perspective

    By Rebecca F. Plante

    Written in an accessible and clear manner, Sexualities in Context presents focused overviews and explorations of some of the most timely issues in the social construction of sex. This brief text is the only book of its kind to address sexualities from a social perspective, Plante's analysis of the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Veronique Jaquier

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful cultural practices in the West, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Psychological Development of Girls and Women

    Rethinking change in time, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Greene

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This thoroughly revised new edition updates Sheila Greene's original transformative account of the psychological development of girls and women and the central role of time in shaping human experience. Greene critically reviews traditional and contemporary theoretical approaches – ranging from...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Modern Sports in Asia

    Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Younghan Cho, Charles Leary

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    "Modern sports" were introduced to Asia in the late nineteenth century as an innovation from the West, concurrently with the development of modern society in Asia. This book traces the historical developments of sporting cultures in Asia in specific local contexts – including Singapore, China,...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gendering Globalization on the Ground

    The Limits of Feminized Work for Mexican Women’s Empowerment

    By Gay Young

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides "US" from "Others," and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Interrogating Critical Pedagogy

    The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement

    Edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Rochelle Brock

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Embodied Performance of Gender

    By Jack Migdalek

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Norms of embodied behaviour for males and females, as promoted in mainstream Western public arenas of popular culture and the everyday, continue to work, overtly and covertly, as definitive and restrictive barriers to the realm of possibilities of embodied gender expression and appreciation. They...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge