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  1. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Contradictions of Love

    Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality

    By Lena Gunnarsson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The Contradictions of Love: Towards a feminist-realist ontology of sociosexuality offers a robust and multifaceted theoretical account of how, in contemporary western societies, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexual love. The book defends and elaborates Anna G. Jónasdóttir’s...

    To Be Published February 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book traces the historical development of Japan’s policies towards women in science and education. It shows how a policy of gender equality in science and engineering has been introduced through the coordinated efforts of academia, scientific societies and the government, and how this has led...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Support for Trafficked Women

    Developing a Model for Service Provision

    By Delia Rambaldini-Gooding

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Human trafficking for the purpose of prostitution and sexual exploitation has received a great deal of attention at national and international policy level. However, most of the focus has been on the criminal aspects of human trafficking and crime prevention, with little more than rhetoric around...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge International Handbook of Gender and Environment

    Edited by Sherilyn MacGregor

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Variously labelled ecofeminism, feminist environmentalism and eco-gender studies, the common denominator of this body of scholarship is the analysis of the links between gender and the environment. Emerging from a critical position on the margins of such mainstream disciplines as philosophy,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Communicating Women’s Health

    Voicing the Voiceless

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japanese Culture

    By Gitte Marianne Hansen

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    From the 1980s onwards, the incidence of eating disorders and self-harm has increased among Japanese women who report getting mixed messages about how to be women. This book examines the relationship between normative femininity and women’s self-directed violence in contemporary Japanese culture...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

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