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  1. Feminist Criminology

    By Claire M. Renzetti

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research. In this...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Class, Ethnicity, Gender and Latino Entrepreneurship

    By María Eugenia Verdaguer

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    Drawing on surveys and in-depth interviews, this book examines the social and economic relations of first-generation Latino entrepreneurs. Verdaguer explores social patterns between and within groups, situating immigrant entrepreneurship within concrete geographical, demographic and historical...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gender Equity in Health

    The Shifting Frontiers of Evidence and Action

    Edited by Gita Sen, Piroska Östlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This volume brings together experts from a variety of disciplines, such as medicine, biology, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, economics and political science, who focus on three areas: health disparities and inequity due to gender, the specific problems women face in meeting the highest...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Ethics of Gender-Specific Disease

    By Mary Ann Cutter

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry

    By J.K. Tina Basi

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book examines the concept of globalised identities and the way in which agency is exercised over identity construction by women working in India’s transnational call centre industry. Drawing on qualitative empirical data and extensive original fieldwork, the book provides a nuanced analysis...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sport, Masculinities and the Body

    By Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This groundbreaking work explores masculinity and the body within sports. Sports continue to retain expectations for presentations of specific forms of masculinity. The body is central to these presentations. These everyday bodily performances are rehearsed and performed either successfully or...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. A Philosophical Investigation of Rape

    The Making and Unmaking of the Feminine Self

    By Louise du Toit

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book offers a critical feminist perspective on the widely debated topic of transitional justice and forgiveness. Louise Du Toit examines the phenomenon of rape with a feminist philosophical discourse concerning women’s or ‘feminine’ subjectivity and selfhood. She demonstrates how the...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    Series: Social Research Today

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Theorizing Sexual Violence

    Edited by Renée J. Heberle, Victoria Grace

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relationship between sex, sexuality and violence in order to better understand the terms on which women's...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge