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Forthcoming Gender Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

    Edited by Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Political Uses of Motherhood in America

    By Cynthia Stavrianos

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    As various contemporary groups use the language of motherhood to advance their political causes, maternal rhetoric has become very visible in the American political discourse of late. Yet while it has long been recognized that women have invoked their political status as mothers to organize and...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary approaches, or ‘ways of knowing’ to...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States

    By Michel J. Boucher

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Trans people are becoming increasingly visible in popular culture, academia, and national politics, yet there are profound disagreements in contemporary United States culture over what constitutes a person’s "real" gender and whether it ever really can be changed. Despite these disagreements, there...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sexual Violence and Political Transitions

    Tracing Shifting Meanings and Functions of Rape

    By Louise du Toit

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This volume explores the meanings, nature and function of rape during political transitions, showing that high levels of sexual violence directed mainly against women and children during war-time normally do not cease or dissipate after the end of formal hostilities, and that post-conflict...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

    By Emma Dalton

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book looks at the gendering of the political system in Japan and the effects of that system on gender equality in national-level politics specifically and wider society more generally. It examines the approach taken by the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to issues of gender equality...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing

    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    What Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing: Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies does is not "cover" material but rather "uncover" the key threshold concepts and ways of thinking that students need in order to develop a deep understanding and to approach material like feminist scholars...

    To Be Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge