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Major Works: Gender Studies - Soc Sci

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Gender and Psychology

    Edited by Vivien Burr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Nearly forty years after the passage of the Sex Discrimination and the Equal Pay Acts in the UK, and after similar legislative and judicial interventions in other jurisdictions around the world, women and men are still – by and large – following traditionally gendered educational and work careers....

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women and Gender in Science and Technology

    Edited by Londa Schiebinger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Girls’ School Stories, 1749–1929

    Edited by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith

    Series: History of Feminism

    As part of the ongoing project of retrieving women writers from the margins of literary and cultural history, scholars of literature, history, and gender studies are increasingly exploring and interrogating girls’ print culture. School stories, in particular, are generating substantial scholarly...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Children and Empire

    Edited by Cheryl M. Cassidy, Andrea Kaston Tange

    Series: History of Feminism

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse The History of Feminism series makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of women’s and gender studies, women’s history, and women’s writing, as well as those working in allied and related fields....

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Between Men and Feminism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Colloquium: Papers

    By David Porter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Between Men and Feminism had its origins in a lively colloquium at St John’s College, Cambridge in 1990. It discusses how two decades of feminism have affected the ways men define their own masculinities, and how they have responded in their own social, sexual and political lives to the challenges...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Human Reproduction (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Feminist Analysis

    By Christine Overall

    In Ethics and Human Reproduction, Christine Overall blends feminist theory and philosophical expertise to provide a coherent analysis of a range of moral questions and social policy issues pertaining to human reproduction and the new reproductive technologies. Topics covered include: sex...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Feminism and Materialism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Women and Modes of Production

    Edited by Annette Kuhn, AnnMarie Wolpe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    These original essays are planned to provide a coherent basis for an understanding of women’s social and historical situation. This achieved by outlining the foundation of a systematic approach to an analysis of women’s relationship to modes of production and reproduction within a materialist...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Coming to Terms (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism, Theory, Politics

    For over a decade, feminist studies have occupied an extraordinary position in the United States. On the one hand, they have contributed to the development of a strong ‘identity’ politics; on the other, they have been part of the post-structuralist critique of the unified subject – its experience,...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Feminism for Girls (RLE Feminist Theory)

    An Adventure Story

    Edited by Angela McRobbie, Trisha McCabe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminism for Girls presents feminist perspectives on aspects of adolescence which have been chosen for their special relevance to the lives and experiences of girls and young women today. Illustrated throughout, chapters cover themes and topics which include romance and sexuality, girls’ magazines,...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Western European Feminism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    By Gisela Kaplan

    Contemporary Western European Feminism is a ground-breaking history of feminism. Gisela Kaplan invites a critical analysis of current ideas, terms and assumptions about our modern world. Written confidently and with compassion, this is the story of a long revolution that has set out to change...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Visual Culture and Gender
    Edited by Annette Burfoot
    To Be Published November 25th 2014
  2. Gender and the Environment
    Edited by Susan Buckingham
    To Be Published March 14th 2015
  3. Women in the Middle East, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek
    To Be Published September 14th 2015

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