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The trailblazing story of the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect.
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Argues that transgender representations in film make it more difficult for cisgender people to understand the experiences of transgender people and for transgender people to fully participate in public life.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
First history of New York's women legislators within the larger story of New York State politics.
This textbook offers accessible, academically sound information on a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics. The 12 chapters cover LGBTQ+ history, culture, and Queer Theory, but also explore LGBTQ+ relationships, families, parenting, health, and education - as well as a separate chapter on how to conduct research on LGBTQ+ topics.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.
Examines the struggle of Jewish women to join defense and military activities during the decades leading up to the Israeli War of Independence.
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.
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Challenges and reimagines transnational feminism by analyzing the concept of ummah, or community, in Muslim women's writing.
Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.
Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
Explores how concepts of sex in heaven can inform Christian sexual ethics in ways that challenge traditional norms and open new possibilities.
Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.
Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.
An important and prescient early example of US environmental writing with a profound sense of consciousness and appreciation for the natural world.
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.
Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.
An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.
Offers a new framework for understanding Du Bois's poetics and politics, including the concept of double consciousness, by tracing the trope of the cross-caste romance across his fiction.
Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.
Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.
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.
Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.
An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts.
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.
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.
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.
Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.
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 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.
Shows how feminist writing in British Romanticism developed alternatives to linear time.
A comparative study of breath and breathing as a core poetic and compositional principle in modern literature.
Demonstrates how transhistorical myths of masculinity are both perpetuated and challenged in recent Mexican cinema.
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.
Fortieth anniversary edition of the foundational text of women of color feminism.
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.
Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.
Analyzes contemporary superhero-themed cinema, television, and web series in Latin America.
The first book to examine and establish characteristics of the British South African novel.
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.
Considers how and why taste persists in the analysis of Mexican film and television by looking at key figures and their impact on the curation of violence.
Forges a fresh interpretation of Charlotte Brontë’s oeuvre as a response to ecological instability.
Unique interdisciplinary analysis of gendered and racialized economies of care in South Asia and the Americas.
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.
A significant contribution to anthropology, history, and gender studies that reveals the denials of homosexuality in traditional and contemporary African societies to be rooted in colonialist ideologies.
Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.
A comprehensive discussion of an important but elusive Lacanian concept within the field of psychoanalysis, as well as its relevance for philosophy, literature, gender, and queer studies.
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.
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.
The story of a nineteenth-century New Yorker’s struggle to reconcile his same-sex erotic desires with his commitment to a Christian life.
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
A provocative tale of an unlikely contender and her midlife transformation through boxing.
Revisits a foundational moment in Argentine history to demonstrate how the crisis of modernity opened up new possibilities for imagining kinship otherwise.
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 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.
An interdisciplinary analysis of gender, race, empire, and colonialism in fin-de-siècle Spanish literature and culture across the global Hispanic world.
Examines the concept of a poetics of vacancy in Romantic-era literature.
Offers a feminist theory of ignorance that sheds light on the misunderstood or overlooked epistemic practices of women in literature.
A collection of poems weaving together astrology, motherhood, music, and literary history.
Critically assesses the experiences of men in the Holocaust.
Examines the role that Japanese girls’ magazine culture played during the twentieth century in the creation and use of the notion of shōjo, the cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls.
The first in-depth analysis of the radical feminist theory and coalitional praxis of scholar-activist María Lugones.
First book in English to offer a thorough introduction to key concepts and figures in Spanish feminist thought.
Illuminates transgender activists' successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US.
A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.
An engaging and insightful guide to Argentine crime fiction since 2000.
Examines the effects of culturally specific interpretations of refugeehood with an ethnographic focus on Cyprus
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.
An anti-racist critique of gender studies as a field.
Analyzes literary and cultural representations of iconic Mexican women to explore how these reimaginings can undermine or perpetuate gender norms in contemporary Mexico.
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.
Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
Reconsiders mostly German narratives from around 1800 to recover echoes of a queer messianic that still resonate today.
Argues that queer Israeli emigrants engage in a deliberately unheroic form of resistance to Zionism.
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.
Offers a complete empirical account of US government programs, policies, and interventions outside the United States on behalf of the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Demonstrates how film adaptations intersect with feminist discourse in neoliberal Mexico.
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.