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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)
 
 
Lives beyond Borders
Lives beyond Borders (November 2021)
US Immigrant Women's Life Writing, Nationality, and Social Justice
Ina C. Seethaler - Author

Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.

A cross-cultural, comparative study of contemporary life writing by women who migrated to the United States from Mexico, Ghana, South Korea, and Iran, Lives beyond Borders broadens and deepens critical work on immigrant life w...(Read More)
 
 
Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America
Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America (November 2021)
Ann R. Hawkins - Editor
Erin N. Bistline - Editor
Catherine S. Blackwell - Editor
Maura Ives - Editor

Illuminates the ways games—from baseball cards to board games, charades to boxing, and croquet to strategies of war—were integral to nineteenth-century life and culture in the United States and Britain.

A vital part of daily life in the nineteenth century, games and play were so familiar and so ubiquitous that their presence over time became almost invisible. Technological advances...(Read More)
 
 
Sisterlocking Discoarse
Sisterlocking Discoarse (November 2021)
Race, Gender, and the Twenty-First-Century Academy
Valerie Lee - Author

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.

In Sisterlocking Discoarse, hair is a medium for reflecting on how academic leadership looks, performs, and changes when embodied by a Black woman. In these ten essays, Valerie Lee traverses...(Read More)
 
 
The Tyranny of Common Sense
The Tyranny of Common Sense (November 2021)
Mexico's Post-Neoliberal Conversion
Irmgard Emmelhainz - Author

Elucidates how neoliberalism rules all areas of life and operates as a form of common sense, taking Mexico as a case study.

As one of the first countries to implement a neoliberal state apparatus, Mexico serves as a prime example of the effects of neoliberal structural economic reform on our sensibility. Irgmard Emmelhainz argues that, in addition to functioning as a form of politi...(Read More)
 
 
This Bridge Called My Back, Fortieth Anniversary Edition
This Bridge Called My Back, Fortieth Anniversary Edition (November 2021)
Writings by Radical Women of Color
Cherríe Moraga - Editor
Gloria Anzaldúa - Editor

Fortieth anniversary edition of the foundational text of women of color feminism.

Originally released in 1981, This Bridge Called My Back is a testimony to women of color feminism as it emerged in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, the collection explores, as coeditor Cherríe Moraga...(Read More)
 
 
Virgin Capital
Virgin Capital (November 2021)
Race, Gender, and Financialization in the US Virgin Islands
Tami Navarro - Author

Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.

Virgin Capital examines the cultural impact and historical significance of the Economic Development Commission (EDC) in the United States Virgin Islands. A tax holiday program, the EDC encourages financial services companie...(Read More)
 
 
Life after the Revolution
Life after the Revolution (October 2021)
Kate Millett’s Art Colony for Women
Anna Conlan - Author

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.

In 1970, with the advance from her book Sexual Politics, writer and visual artist Kate Millett (1934–2017) bought a run-down farmhouse on the outskirts of Poughkeepsie, New York. Orig...(Read More)
 
 
Moving for Marriage
Moving for Marriage (October 2021)
Inequalities, Intimacy, and Women's Lives in Rural North India
Shruti Chaudhry - Author

Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.

Based on ethnographic fieldwork in a village in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Moving for Marriage compares the lived experiences of women in “regional” marriages (that conform to caste and community norms within a relatively short distance) with women in “cross-regional” marria...(Read More)
 
 
Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers
Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers (September 2021)
Stretching the Art of Thinking
Silvia Benso - Editor
Elvira Roncalli - Editor

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.

Gathering the contributions of eleven contemporary Italian women thinkers who share a philosophical practice, Contemporary Italian Women Philosophers embraces a g...(Read More)
 
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