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Servant-Leadership, Feminism, and Gender Well-Being

Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.

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.

Mary Frank

Presents sculpture, painting, drawings, prints, and photographs from throughout the artist's illustrious career.

Fracture Feminism

Shows how feminist writing in British Romanticism developed alternatives to linear time.

This Bridge Called My Back, Fortieth Anniversary Edition

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

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.

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.

Thinking Life with Luce Irigaray

A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.

Revolutionary Time

Examines the relationship between time and sexual difference in the work of French feminists Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray.

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.

The Gender Legacy of the Mao Era

By Xin Huang
Subjects: Asian Studies

Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.

Adapting Gender

Demonstrates how film adaptations intersect with feminist discourse in neoliberal Mexico.

Intersex Matters

Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.

Cinematic Cuts

Explores the philosophical, literary, and psychoanalytic significance of film endings.

Historicizing Post-Discourses

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

Out for Blood

Frames menstruation as a site of resistance, defiance, and shamelessness, showcasing the work of those who fight back against shame and silence.

Contesting Feminisms

Creates a new space for hybrid feminist analysis of Asian Muslim women’s lives.

This Bridge Called My Back, Fourth Edition

Updated and expanded edition of the foundational text of women of color feminism.

Feminist Figure Girl

Analyzes the author’s transformation from academic to figure competitor.

Feminist Phenomenology and Medicine

Phenomenological insights into health issues relating to bodily self-experience, normality and deviance, self-alienation, and objectification.

Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

Reveals a remarkable woman’s life and her contributions to social justice movements related to Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism.

Seeking the Beloved Community

Selected essays on radical social change.

Education Feminism

Collection of important essays by feminist scholars from cultural studies, philosophy of education, curriculum theory, and women’s studies.

Standing in the Intersection

Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.

Fashion Talks

Essays on the politics of everyday style.

Performing Sex

A candid and provocative critique of women’s sexual liberation in America.

Transnationalism Reversed

Examines transnational movement building through a focus on acid attacks and organizing against acid violence in Bangladesh.

Feminism's New Age

By Karlyn Crowley
Subjects: Philosophy

Explores the relationship between feminism and New Age Culture.

Who Should Be First?

Feminists speak out on race and gender in the 2008 Presidential campaign.

Rewriting Difference

A transdisciplinary reader on Luce Irigaray's reading and re-writing of Ancient Greek texts.

African Americans Doing Feminism

African American women and men share their stories of how feminism has influenced their daily lives.

Ideologies of Forgetting

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

Governing the Female Body

A feminist and Foucauldian analysis of a variety of emerging gendered discourses.

The Body in Medical Culture

Edited by Elizabeth Klaver
Subjects: Cultural Studies

Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.

Feminist Mothering

Essays explore a wide range of contemporary feminist mothering practices.

The Anorexic Self

Critically examines diagnostic and popular discourses on eating disorders.

The American Protest Essay and National Belonging

By Brian Norman
Subjects: Literature

Explores the role of the literary protest essay in addressing social divisions in the United States.

Exquisite Rebel

Brings the writings of de Cleyre out of undeserved obscurity.

Radical Feminism, Writing, and Critical Agency

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

Fractured Feminisms

Crucial conversations about feminist theories and how they can fall apart, rupture, and fragment.

The Marked Body

Discusses portrayals of domestic violence in six major works of mid-nineteenth-century literature.

The Retreat from Organization

Offers critical assessments of feminism from the 1960s to the present.

Psychoanalyses / Feminisms

Probes the complementary yet contested relations between psychoanalysis and feminism, emphasizing the plural nature of each.

Ethical Dilemmas in Feminist Research

Proposes feminist research principles to assist in making informed decisions to address ethical dilemmas that arise in research and teaching.

Hisland

An entertainingly satirical vision of today's academy, in which a woman academic lands, with her cat, in a university, largely populated by males.

The Sounds of Feminist Theory

Reads a wide range of contemporary feminist theorists to show how they invest in sound as a medium of critical thought.

Memoirs of a Terrorist

This is a haunting experimental novel about a daughter raped by her father, and the consequences of repressing this memory. In a parallel narrative, the father analyzes the posthumous writings of his daughter for clues to her thoughts and behavior.

Allegories of Transgression and Transformation

Examines the dynamic relationship between authority and gender in contemporary, experimental narrative works by four Latin American women writers: Diamela Eltit of Chile, Nelida Pinon of Brazil, Reina Roffe of Argentina, and Cristina Peri Rossi of Uruguay.

Feminism and the Postmodern Impulse

Analyzes the intersections between feminist politics and postmodern aesthetics as demonstrated in recent Anglo-American fiction.

Eighteenth-Century Women Poets

This book shows how eighteenth-century women's literature redefined nation and culture in class and gendered terms.

reverberations

This is a groundbreaking work of poetry, autobiography, lesbian studies, multicultural writing, feminist philosophy, and postmodernism. Jeffner Allen achieves a crossing of borders and complex worlds ...

Feminism, Bakhtin, and the Dialogic

Feminism, Bakhtin, and the Dialogic assembles thirteen essays on the intersection of Bakhtin's narrative theory, especially his concept of dialogism. The book explores the dimensions of using Bakhtin ...

Engendering the Subject

Robinson sets up a dialogue between feminist critical theory and contemporary women's fiction in order to argue for a new way of reading the specificity of women's writing. Through theoretically informed ...

Women, the State, and Development

This book reflects the most current scholarship on states, socioeconomic development, and feminist theory to emerge this decade. Addressed are issues such as the role of state policies and ideologies ...

Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Style

This readable, informed, and insightful book illustrates the effects Virginia Woolf's feminism had on her art. Woolf's committed feminism combined with her integrity as an artist and her ability to metamorphose ...