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  1. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration

    Edited by Sine Agergaard and Nina Clara Tiesler

    'This thoughtful selection of theoretical and original research articles is international and interdisciplinary in scope. One is tempted to dismiss the topic as insignificant; however, the book touches on important contemporary social issues: gender, sport and society, globalization of sports, professionalization, women's international labor migration, and skilled transnational labor migration.... The book's unique contribution lies in advancing a transnational perspective of labor migration. The editors have done a great job of bracketing the empirical studies with theoretical discussions. Summing Up: Highly recommended.' - G. K. Hearn, Idaho State University, CHOICE April 2015  Order your copy today

    View all the CHOICE Reviews in the new online catalog

  2. Interview with Lorri J. Santamaría, lead author of Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lorri J. Santamaría, lead author of 'Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe'. She reveals the reasons why she decided to write this book, what she found surprising when researching the book and her thoughts on how this field is evolving today.

    This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.

    (This book is part of the Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series. Click here to go to the series page)

  3. Interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine, the Editors of Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy. They reveal the reasons why they decided to write the book, what they found surprising when researching the book and how they see this field developing.

    ( This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.)

  4. Pursuing Intersectionality

    Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries
    By Vivian M. May

    Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries offers a sustained, interdisciplinary exploration of intersectional ideas, histories, and practices that no other text does. Deftly synthesizing much of the existing literatures on intersectionality, one of the most significant theoretical and political precepts of our time, May invites us to confront a disconcerting problem... Read more...

  5. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition
    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies... Read more...

  6. Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing
    By Christie Launius and Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing, and knowing that characterize women’s and gender studies and are valued by its practitioners?"... Read more...

  7. Women, Science, and Technology

    A Reader in Feminist Science Studies, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Mary Wyer, Mary Barbercheck, Donna Cookmeyer, Hatice Ozturk and Marta Wayne

    Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies. This third edition fully updates its predecessor with a new introduction and twenty-eight new readings that explore social constructions mediated by technologies, expand the scope of feminist technoscience studies, and move beyond the nature/culture paradigm... Read more...

  8. Feminism and Global Justice

    By Kerry Carrington

    In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that in order for feminist criminology to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the twenty-first century, bold new directions in scholarship on gender, crime and global justice are required that also take into account global divisions and inequalities... Read more...

  9. New - Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts

    Concentrating on the various forms of domestic abuse and its occurrence and manifestations within different contexts, this book argues that gender is centrally implicated in the unique factors that shape violence across all these areas. Exploring how domestic violence across varying contexts impacts on different women’s experiences and understandings of abuse, this innovative work draws on post-structural feminist theory and how these ideas view, and potentially allow, gendered explanations of domestic violence. Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts is suitable for academics and researchers interested in issues around violence and gender.

  10. Body Studies: An Introduction

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for students... Read more...

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