In honor of Women's History Month we are offering a 40% discount on all our Women's studies titles. Browse the collection below to find titles in history, literature, religion, sociology, and psychology.
Women's History Month 2023
Black Women and Resilience
A critical examination of the health disparities and collective resilience of Black women in the United States.
Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity.
Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.
A wide-ranging overview of contemporary literary works by LGBTQ Appalachians with a focus on LGBTQ themes and characters.
Casseroles, Can Openers, and Jell-O
An “all-you-can-eat” tour of American life in the postwar period, told through the foods we loved.
Louise Blanchard Bethune
The trailblazing story of the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect.
Feminists Reclaim Mentorship
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Crossing Boundaries and Confounding Identity
Examines literary, historical, and cultural portrayals of Chinese women, across centuries and continents.
Blues on Stage
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
The Devil's Fools
Infused with eco-logic, informed by feminism, and taking cues from Eve, Cain, Proserpine, Ulysses, Parsifal, and selves present and past, the fifty poems of The Devil’s Fools question and illustrate myths of nature and the nature of inherited myth.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Ladies' Day at the Capitol
First history of New York's women legislators within the larger story of New York State politics.
Woman-Centered Brazilian Cinema
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
Servant-Leadership, Feminism, and Gender Well-Being
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Jewish Women and the Defense of Palestine
Examines the struggle of Jewish women to join defense and military activities during the decades leading up to the Israeli War of Independence.
Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty
Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.
Resist, Organize, Build
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
The Future of the World Is Open
Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.
The Space of the Transnational
Challenges and reimagines transnational feminism by analyzing the concept of ummah, or community, in Muslim women's writing.
Lives beyond Borders
Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.
From Pariah to Priority
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly
Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.
Otherwise Than the Binary
Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
Singing the Goddess into Place
Explores how a folk ballad in southern India transforms the landscape and embeds the deities that are its subject within the social worlds of their devotees.
Horizons of Difference
Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.
Lichen Tufts, from the Alleghanies
An important and prescient early example of US environmental writing with a profound sense of consciousness and appreciation for the natural world.
Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.
Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.
Presents sculpture, painting, drawings, prints, and photographs from throughout the artist's illustrious career.
The critical biography of a dynamic and under-represented figure who produced and starred in some of the most innovative works of her day.
Black Women and Public Health
Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.
Shows how feminist writing in British Romanticism developed alternatives to linear time.
Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.
More Than Our Pain
Covering rage and grief, as well as joy and fatigue, examines how Black Lives Matter activists, and the artists inspired by them, have mobilized for social justice.
Battling the Prince
This political memoir exposes the weaknesses of democratic culture in the United States and suggests ways to strengthen it in the face of rising authoritarianism.
Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers
A unique portrayal of the theoretical positions of eleven Italian women thinkers who share the practice of philosophy and extend philosophical work and interests beyond the realm of the discipline strictly defined.
Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.
Antigone in the Americas
Argues for a decolonial reinterpretation of Sophocles’ classical tragedy, Antigone, that can help us to rethink the anti-colonial politics of militant mourning in the Americas.
Flesh of My Flesh
Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.
An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts.
Animals in Irish Society
The first exploration of vegan Irish epistemology, one that can be traced along its history of animism, agrarianism, ascendency, adaptation, and activism.
Offers a timely reconsideration of the writings of Gloria Anzaldúa, treating issues of multiplicitous agency, identarian politics, and the stakes of coalition building as core themes in the author's work.
Making the Case
Analyzes the value of using case-based methodologies to address contemporary social justice issues in philosophy.
This Bridge Called My Back, Fortieth Anniversary Edition
Fortieth anniversary edition of the foundational text of women of color feminism.
Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.
Life after the Revolution
Shares the unique story of a Christmas tree farm in Poughkeepsie, New York, where, for over four decades, women artists boldly built a space where they could create community and art together.
Moving for Marriage
Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.
Unruly Catholic Feminists
Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.
Media-Ready Feminism and Everyday Sexism
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
Black Women's Yoga History
Examines how Black women elders have managed stress, emphasizing how self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions.
Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.
Charlotte Brontë at the Anthropocene
Forges a fresh interpretation of Charlotte Brontë’s oeuvre as a response to ecological instability.
South of the Future
Unique interdisciplinary analysis of gendered and racialized economies of care in South Asia and the Americas.
Beyond Gold and Diamonds
The first book to examine and establish characteristics of the British South African novel.
An Unfinished Revolution
The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.
Thinking Life with Luce Irigaray
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
Suffrage and Its Limits
Reflects on the legacy and limits of suffrage in New York State as a way to understand present-day issues with women's social and political rights, as well proposes ideas for future progress.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
Women's Activism and New Media in the Arab World
Critically evaluates the rapid changes that have happened in women’s lives in the contemporary Middle East due to globalization and the increasing popularity of modern technology and social media use.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
An interdisciplinary analysis of gender, race, empire, and colonialism in fin-de-siècle Spanish literature and culture across the global Hispanic world.
An Ethic of Innocence
Offers a feminist theory of ignorance that sheds light on the misunderstood or overlooked epistemic practices of women in literature.
Draws on Plato to argue that Homer elevated private life as the locus of true friendship and the catalyst of the highest human excellence.
Examines the concept of a poetics of vacancy in Romantic-era literature.
Blows to the Head
A provocative tale of an unlikely contender and her midlife transformation through boxing.
Subjects That Matter
Argues for postcoloniality as a model for philosophical practice.
Examines the relationship between time and sexual difference in the work of French feminists Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray.
A feminist approach to the Anthropocene that recovers the relevance of sensation and phenomenology.
A collection of poems weaving together astrology, motherhood, music, and literary history.
An engaging and insightful guide to Argentine crime fiction since 2000.
Major Concepts in Spanish Feminist Theory
First book in English to offer a thorough introduction to key concepts and figures in Spanish feminist thought.
Speaking Face to Face
The first in-depth analysis of the radical feminist theory and coalitional praxis of scholar-activist María Lugones.
Examines Bergson’s work from the perspectives of critical philosophy of race and decolonial theory, placing it in conversation with theorists from Africa, the African Diaspora, and Latin America.
Love and Violence
A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.
The Gender Legacy of the Mao Era
Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.
Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities
Adds new voices to the feminist conversation and brings a rich variety of diverse approaches to Buddhist women’s identities, “the feminine,” and Buddhist feminism.
Analyzes literary and cultural representations of iconic Mexican women to explore how these reimaginings can undermine or perpetuate gender norms in contemporary Mexico.
Black Women in Politics
Examines how Diasporic Black women engage in politics.
Examines how Jewish women have used poetry to challenge their historical limitations while rewriting their potential futures.
Refugeehood and the Postconflict Subject
Examines the effects of culturally specific interpretations of refugeehood with an ethnographic focus on Cyprus
Gender and the Abjection of Blackness
An anti-racist critique of gender studies as a field.
Nine Nights of the Goddess
Explores the contemporary nature and the diverse narratives, rituals, and performances of the Navarātri Festival.
Judith S. Kaye in Her Own Words
A memoir and selected writings by the former Chief Judge of New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals.
Black Women and Social Justice Education
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
Challenges the monolithic view of Hinduism in the nineteenth century, and instead offers a vision of India that contains a rich multiplicity of Hinduisms, women’s stories, and cultural histories.
From the Streets to the State
Blends academic and activist perspectives to explore recent emancipatory struggles to win and transform state power.
Demonstrates how film adaptations intersect with feminist discourse in neoliberal Mexico.
Bodies in China
Engages with Chinese philosophy to offer new conceptual models for reframing gender, bodies, and aesthetics.
The Symbolic Order of the Mother
Argues that affirming the irreducible differences between men and women can lead to more transformative politics than the struggle for abstract equality between the sexes.
Jane Austen's Women
An original critical introduction to women characters in the novels of Jane Austen.
Popovers and Candlelight
Recounts the true story of an entrepreneurial woman who succeeded in a male-dominated industry in the twentieth century.
Journeys on the world’s rivers, from a naturalist’s point of view.
Examines the lived experience of social encounters drawing on phenomenological insights.
Black Women's Mental Health
Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.
Birth in Ancient China
Reveals cultural paradigms and historical prejudices regarding the role of birthing and women in the reproduction of society.
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Provides a rhetorical analysis of female spirit medium's autobiographies in the historical and social contexts of Victorian era America.
Analyzes cultural materials that grapple with gender and blackness to revise traditional interpretations of Mexicanness.
A Clan Mother's Call
Addresses the importance of Haudenosaunee women in the rebuilding of the Iroquois nation.