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Routledge Research in Gender and Society


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This broad-based series publishes high-level contributions that analyze the ways in which gender and society interact.

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Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth

Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth

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Gwen Hunnicutt
September 30, 2019

This book aims to begin an eco-centered, eco-feminist informed discussion about the ways in which our relationship to "nature" is bound up with gender, patriarchy and violence. Ecofeminist scholars study the interconnections between gendered relationships of domination among humans, between...

Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective: Continuity and Change

Motherhood in Contemporary International Perspective: Continuity and Change

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Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq
September 30, 2019

Divided into fifteen chapters, this book provides the reader with an insight into certain representations of mothers and motherhood in history and today’s societies in some areas of the world, notably in Asia. Key facts about the history of motherhood are presented, together with the use of very...

Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access): Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women

Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access): Biomedicalisation and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women

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Amina Mire
September 25, 2019

This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging skin-whitening and anti-ageing biotechnology. Using an intersectional theoretical framework and a content analysis methodology drawn from cultural studies, the sociology of knowledge, the history of colonial...

Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work: Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women

Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work: Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women

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Dahlia Tawhid Roque
September 03, 2019

Trapped between two worlds of social transition and modern progression, young women in the Middle East have for some time been forging means to balance conventional gender roles and marriage expectations, while also advancing their position in society through improved legal status, health, and...

White Masculinity in Contemporary Australia: The Good Ol’ Aussie Bloke

White Masculinity in Contemporary Australia: The Good Ol’ Aussie Bloke

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Andrea Waling
July 31, 2019

Spanning the disciplines of sociology, history, media and cultural studies of popular culture, this book offers a historical exploration of Australian masculine tropes and an examination of contemporary representations of masculinity in the media. With attention to a range of thematic issues,...

Contemporary Muslim Girlhoods in India: A Study of Social Justice, Identity and Agency in Assam

Contemporary Muslim Girlhoods in India: A Study of Social Justice, Identity and Agency in Assam

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Saba M. Hussain
June 28, 2019

Based on empirical research in India, this book presents a post-colonial feminist analysis of subjectivities available to Muslim girls and the ways in which they are inhabited and negotiated. Examining government education policies together with the narratives of teachers and parents, the author...

Gender, Subjectivity, and Cultural Work: The Classical Music Profession

Gender, Subjectivity, and Cultural Work: The Classical Music Profession

1st Edition

Christina Scharff
May 21, 2019

What is it like to work as a classical musician today? How can we explain ongoing gender, racial, and class inequalities in the classical music profession? What happens when musicians become entrepreneurial and think of themselves as a product that needs to be sold and marketed? Gender,...

Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice: Pitfalls and Possibilities

Trauma, Women’s Mental Health, and Social Justice: Pitfalls and Possibilities

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Emma Tseris
March 19, 2019

This book argues that while notions of trauma in mental health hold promise for the advancement of women’s rights, the mainstreaming of trauma treatments and therapies has had mixed implications, sometimes replacing genuine social change efforts with new forms of female oppression by psychiatry. It...

Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender: Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas

Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender: Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas

1st Edition

Amaia Ibarraran-Bigalondo
March 19, 2019

Mexican American women have endured several layers of discrimination deriving from a strong patriarchal tradition and a difficult socioeconomic and cultural situation within the US ethnic and class organization. However, there have been groups of women who have defied their fates at different times...

Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women: Israel's Blood Money

Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking in Women: Israel's Blood Money

1st Edition

Esther Hertzog, Erella Shadmi
January 17, 2019

This book critically analyzes the sex industry in Israel, using feminist concepts and scholarship to elaborate on the power of prostitution to shape a world in which women are objects for fulfilling men's desires. A comprehensive collection of research-based articles that examine prostitution,...

Women, Horseracing and Gender: Becoming 'One of the Lads'

Women, Horseracing and Gender: Becoming 'One of the Lads'

1st Edition

Deborah Butler
January 17, 2019

How do the class and gender inequalities found in horseracing affect the working practices of women within the industry? Drawing on the work of Bourdieu and his concepts of field, capital and habitus, this book shows the inequalities that are prevalent within the world of racing, both historically...

Sexuality after War Rape: From Narrative to Embodied Research

Sexuality after War Rape: From Narrative to Embodied Research

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Nena Močnik
January 17, 2019

This book examines the potential impact of rape survivors’ traumatic experiences in post-conflict zones. With specific attention given to the experiences of women who were sexually abused during the breakup of the former Yugoslavia, it addresses the sexuality of survivors, which has so far been...

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