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Forthcoming Books

  1. Feminisms in Social Work Research

    Promise and possibilities for justice-based knowledge

    Edited by Stéphanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe, Christina Gringeri

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Social work as a profession and academic discipline has long centered women and issues of concern to women, such as reproductive rights, labor rights, equal rights, violence and poverty. In fact, the social work profession was started by and maintained in large part by women and has been home to...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden

    By Jay Levy

    In 1999, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex whilst simultaneously decriminalizing its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to as the Swedish model has now been...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gender Roles in Ireland

    Three Decades of Attitude Change

    By Margret Fine-Davis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Gender Roles in Ireland: Three Decades of Attitude Change documents changing attitudes toward the role of women in Ireland from 1975–2005, a key period of social change in this society. The book presents replicated measures from four separate surveys carried out over three decades. These cover a...

    To Be Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Coal Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    A Re-examination of Gender

    By Sarah Wendt, Lana Zannettino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women’s experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities. Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Drawing upon a range of material - from Australia and England/Wales but also from the US,...

    To Be Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Gender and Development

    This volume explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe, shedding important light on how the intersection of these complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and their well-being....

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge