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  1. NEW - Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective.

    Click here for more information about the book or to recommend to your library

  2. Teaching Criminology at the Intersection

    A how-to guide for teaching about gender, race, class and sexuality
    Edited by Rebecca M. Hayes, Kate Luther and Susan Caringella

    Teaching about gender, race, social class and sexuality in criminal justice and criminology classrooms can be challenging. Professors may face resistance when they ask students to examine how gender impacts victimization, how race affects interactions with the police, how socioeconomic status shapes experiences in court or how sexuality influences treatment in the criminal justice system... Read more...

  3. Introduction to Gender

    Social Science Perspectives, 2nd Edition
    By Jennifer Marchbank and Gayle Letherby

    Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies. This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology... Read more...

  4. Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    By Beth Osnes

    Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive tools for including women, especially women living in poverty... Read more...

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 23rd October 2014)

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective.

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  6. Prostitution in the Community

    Attitudes, Action and Resistance
    By Sarah Kingston

    This book aims to examine current literature on the impacts of prostitution in residential areas and considers how different policy approaches employed by the police and local authorities have mediated and shaped the nature of sex work in different communities. It explores what communities think about prostitution and those involved, as well as studies the techniques and strategies communities have utilized to take action against prostitution in their neighbourhoods... Read more...

  7. Intimate Economies of Development

    Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia
    By Chris Lyttleton

    Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change and the making of selves for those caught up in development’s slipstream... Read more...

  8. Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

    A Global Enquiry
    By Rosemary L Barberet

    This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend the global forces that shape women and crime; analyze different types of violence against women (in peacetime and in armed conflict); and grasp the challenges faced by women in justice professions such as the police, the judiciary and international peacekeeping... Read more...

  9. Feminist Theory Reader

    Local and Global Perspectives, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Carole Mccann and Seung-kyung Kim

    The third edition of the Feminist Theory Reader anthologizes the important classical and contemporary works of feminist theory within a multiracial transnational framework. This edition includes 16 new essays; the editors have organized the readings into four sections, which challenge the prevailing representation of feminist movements as waves... Read more...

  10. PRE PUB OFFER - Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender and sexuality.

    There is still time to take advantage of the Pre-Pub Offer and is now available for £125 (rrp £140) until May 2014

    Why not recommend to your Library today

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