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Otherwise Than the Binary
Otherwise Than the Binary (June 2022)
New Feminist Readings in Ancient Philosophy and Culture
Jessica Elbert Decker - Editor
Danielle A. Layne - Editor
Monica Vilhauer - Editor

 
 
Horizons of Difference
Horizons of Difference (May 2022)
Rethinking Space, Place, and Identity with Irigaray
Ruthanne Crapo Kim - Editor
Yvette Russell - Editor
Brenda Sharp - Editor

Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.

Horizons of Difference offers twelve original essays inspired by Luce Irigaray's complex, nuanced critique of Western philosophy, culture, and metaphysics, and her call to rethink our relationship to ourselves and the world through sexuate difference. Contributors engage urgent topics...(Read More)
 
 
Engaging Italy
Engaging Italy (April 2022)
American Women's Utopian Visions and Transnational Networks
Etta M. Madden - Author

Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.

Engaging Italy charts the intertwined lives and writings of three American women in Italy in the 1860s and '70s—journalist Anne Hampton Brewster (1818–92), orphanage and industrial school founder Emily Bliss Gould (1825–75), and translator Ca...(Read More)
 
 
Screening #MeToo
Screening #MeToo (March 2022)
Rape Culture in Hollywood
Lisa Funnell - Editor
Ralph Beliveau - Editor

Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.

Screening #MeToo offers an important and timely discussion of the pervasive nature of rape culture in Hollywood. Essays in the collection examine films released from the 1960s onward, a broad period that coincides with the end of the Motion Picture Producti...(Read More)
 
 
Black Women and Public Health
Black Women and Public Health (February 2022)
Strategies to Name, Locate, and Change Systems of Power
Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor
Sarita K. Davis - Editor
Leslie R. Hinkson - Editor
Deanna J. Wathington - Editor

Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.

Black Women and Public Health creates an urgently needed interdisciplinary dialogue about issues of race, gender, and health. An enduring history of racism, sexism, and dehumanization of Black women's bodies has largely rendered the health needs of the Black commun...(Read More)
 
 
Between Camp and Cursi
Between Camp and Cursi (January 2022)
Humor and Homosexuality in Contemporary Mexican Narrative
Brandon P. Bisbey - Author

Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.

Between Camp and Cursi examines the role of humor in portrayals of homosexuality in contemporary Mexican literature. Brandon P. Bisbey argues that humor based on camp and cursilería—a form of "bad taste" that expresses a sense of social marginalization—is used to represent key social...(Read More)
 
 
Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty
Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty (January 2022)
Susan Bredlau - Editor
Talia Welsh - Editor

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.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s work draws our attention to how the body is always our way of having a world and never merely a thing in the world. Our conception of the...(Read More)
 
 
The Space of the Transnational
The Space of the Transnational (December 2021)
Feminisms and Ummah in African and Southeast Asian Writing
Shirin E. Edwin - Author

Challenges and reimagines transnational feminism by analyzing the concept of ummah, or community, in Muslim women's writing.

This book examines Muslim women's creative strategies of deploying religious concepts such as ummah or community to solve such problems as domestic and communal violence, polygamous abuse, sterility, and the violence of heteronormativity. By clo...(Read More)
 
 
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly (December 2021)
The Legacies of Lorraine Code
Nancy Arden McHugh - Editor
Andrea Doucet - Editor

Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.

Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly brings together a transdisciplinary cohort of feminist, critical race, Indigenous, and decolonial scholars who build upon and seek to widen and deepen the legacy and potential of feminist philosopher Lorraine Code's work. Si...(Read More)
 
 
From Pariah to Priority
From Pariah to Priority (November 2021)
How LGBTI Rights Became a Pillar of American and Swedish Foreign Policy
Elise Carlson Rainer - Author

Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.

From Pariah to Priority gives a unique, insider perspective that explains the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into the United States and Swedish foreign policies. From original data, case study analysis, and interv...(Read More)
 
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