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  1. We Are But Women

    Women in Ireland's History

    By Dr Roger Sawyer, Roger Sawyer

    We Are But Women sets the history of Irish women in the context of the broad sweep of Irish history, dealing even-handedly with the diverse traditions of unionism and nationalism. Through an examination of exemplar individuals and organisations, the book traces the growth of Irish awareness of such...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

    By Derek McGhee

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lewd Women and Wicked Witches

    A Study of the Dynamics of Male Domination

    By Marianne Hester

    In the sixteenth century and seventeenth centuries it was women who were almost exclusively persecuted as witches. However, the witch craze has been subjected to surprisingly little feminist analysis. In Lewd Women and Wicked Witches, Marianne Hester reviews and develops revolutionary feminist...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Family Fictions and Family Facts

    Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet and the Population Question in England 1798-1859

    By Brian Cooper

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Classical political economy rests on the assumption that the market and the family are overlapping and mutually dependent realms, dominated in turn by economic men and domestic women. Here, Brian Cooper explores the role of economic theory in 'normalizing' the family in the first half of the...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

    Citizenship, Nation and Race

    Edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, Laura E. Nym Mayhall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    By Alison Stone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Women Online

    Faith and Identity in Virtual Space

    By Anna Piela

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    While issues surrounding Muslim women are common in the international media, the voices of Muslim women themselves are largely absent from media coverage and despite the rapidly increasing presence of Muslim women in online groups and discussions, it is still a relatively unexplored topic.This book...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Interpreting the Maternal Organization

    Edited by Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has been an increasing interest in emotion in organizations, in diversity, ethics, care and the ubiquitous pursuit of quality. These concerns, however, have consistently been reduced to issues of management and regulation. There is now a growing need to...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Ellen Jordan

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Spaces of Masculinities

    Edited by Kathrin Hörschelmann, Bettina van Hoven

    Series: Critical Geographies

    Changing circumstances in Western and global societies have introduced new constraints and opportunities for men and the formation of male identities. Meanwhile, the emerging diversity of 'atypical' identities ('atypical' when compared with traditional conceptions of middle-class, white,...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

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