SUNY series in Feminist Criticism and Theory

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Reclaiming Time

Offers an interdisciplinary feminist framework for conceptualizing time and temporal justice as a form of reparation.

From Blues to Beyoncé

Explores how Black women have continually used sound to convey stories and forge community across generations.

Feminism's Progress

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.

Feminists Reclaim Mentorship

Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.

Sisterlocking Discoarse

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.

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.

Staging Women's Lives in Academia

Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.

Historicizing Post-Discourses

Examines how postfeminism and postracialism intersect to perpetuate systemic injustice in the United States.

Rhetorical Healing

Reveals the rhetorical strategies African American writers have used to promote Black women’s recovery and wellness through educational and entertainment genres and the conservative gender politics that are distributed when these efforts are sold for public consumption.

Are All the Women Still White?

Provides a contemporary response to such landmark volumes as All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave and This Bridge Called My Back.

Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality

Addresses the absence of Jewish subjects in intersectionality studies and demonstrates how to do intersectionality work inclusive of Jewish perspectives.

Age Becomes Us

Deconstructs fiction and nonfiction to further understandings of how aging and old age are created.

Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies

Provides encyclopedic coverage of female sexuality in 1940s popular culture.

Bikini-Ready Moms

Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work. "

Ideologies of Forgetting

First book to study rape and sexual abuse of Vietnamese women by U. S. soldiers during the Vietnam War.

Girls, Feminism, and Grassroots Literacies

Case study of the life of a feminist organization in a changing political and funding climate.

Feminist Mothering

Essays explore a wide range of contemporary feminist mothering practices.

The Family Flamboyant

Interrogates the normative heterosexual family from feminist, Jewish, and queer perspectives.

Through the Reading Glass

Argues that women's relationship to books and their promotion of reading contributed greatly to the cultural and intellectual vitality of the Enlightenment.

The Language of the Eyes

Recovers a dynamic women’s tradition of vision and sexuality, challenging Darwinian and Freudian accounts of women as nonvisual sexual agents.

The Violent Woman

Looks at how violent women characters disrupt cinematic narrative and challenge cultural ideals.

Radical Feminism, Writing, and Critical Agency

Links radical feminist writings of the 1960s and 1970s to contemporary online women's networks.

Amending the Abject Body

Examines the implications and meanings of the makeover and aesthetic surgery industry in American popular culture.