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  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...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Inequality in Japan

    By Sawako Shirahase

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan was the first Asian country to become a mature industrial society, and throughout the 1970s and the 1980s, was viewed as an ‘all-middle-class society’. However since the 1990s there have been growing doubts as to the real degree of social equality in Japan, particularly in the context of...

    Published December 11th 2013 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...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new...

    Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Safe Motherhood in a Globalized World

    Edited by Barbara Wejnert, Suzanne K. Steinmetz, Nirupama Prakash

    This book provides cutting edge information on safe motherhood in a global context. The chapters focus on research, program development and implementation, and policy dealing with various aspects of pregnancy, labor and delivery. Safe motherhood is a critical issue since healthy, safe motherhood is...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women and Heroin Addiction in China's Changing Society

    By Huan Gao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Accompanying China’s economic reform and open-door policy in 1978, illicit drug use emerged in the late 1980s, and gradually developed into a serious social problem. Heroin was the dominant illicit drug consumed in the new drug epidemic, and the number of female heroin users has increased rapidly...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Gender-based Violence and Public Health

    International perspectives on budgets and policies

    Edited by Keerty Nakray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual’s physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying specific attention to...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Man's Dominion

    The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    In this feminist critique of the politics of religion, Sheila Jeffreys argues that the renewed rise of religion is harmful to women’s human rights. The book seeks to rekindle the criticism of religion as the founding ideology of patriarchy. Focusing on the three monotheistic religions; Judaism,...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge