Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.
Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.
Explores how Victorian women writers used the popular science of phrenology to challenge socially constructed forms of power.
Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.
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.
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
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.
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.
Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.
Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.
Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.
An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.
Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.
Analyzes the value of using case-based methodologies to address contemporary social justice issues in philosophy.
An original and innovative exploration of Antigone, femininity, and love in various cosmological, philosophical, and theological contexts.
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.
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.
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.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
Unique interdisciplinary analysis of gendered and racialized economies of care in South Asia and the Americas.
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.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
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.
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
Translation of the award-winning debut novel by Haitian writer Makenzy Orcel about the lives of prostitutes in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, amid the 2010 earthquake.
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.
Revisits a foundational moment in Argentine history to demonstrate how the crisis of modernity opened up new possibilities for imagining kinship otherwise.
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.
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.
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.
Examines how Jewish women have used poetry to challenge their historical limitations while rewriting their potential futures.
An interdisciplinary examination of French fashion, modernity, and materiality from the eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.
An anti-racist critique of gender studies as a field.
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.
Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.
Analyzes literary and cultural representations of iconic Mexican women to explore how these reimaginings can undermine or perpetuate gender norms in contemporary Mexico.
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
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.
Sheds new light on pre-modern Chinese gender relationships in the context of marriage, male Confucian literati self-presentation, and social networks.
Engages with Chinese philosophy to offer new conceptual models for reframing gender, bodies, and aesthetics.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Provides a rhetorical analysis of female spirit medium's autobiographies in the historical and social contexts of Victorian era America.
Offers a new theology of desire and delight based on the Christian hope for bodily resurrection.
Essays explore the significance of Julia Kristeva’s concept of intimate revolt for social and political philosophy.
Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.
Presents a twenty-first-century, progressive, liberal Confucianism.
A comparative examination of the political, historical, legal, and religious antecedents of penalties and discrimination against sexual minority groups around the world.
Challenges the accepted wisdom about women and gender roles in medieval China.
Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel.
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.
Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.
Offers essays demonstrating the critical relevance of Irigaray’s thought of sexual difference for addressing contemporary ethical and social issues.
Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.
Combines psychoanalysis, queer theory, masculinity studies, and cultural studies to explore contemporary manhood in film.
Tracks the medical emergence and treatment of vulvar pain conditions in order to understand why so many US women are misinformed about their sexual bodies.
Deconstructs fiction and nonfiction to further understandings of how aging and old age are created.
Creates a new space for hybrid feminist analysis of Asian Muslim women’s lives.
Provides an incisive account of women’s porn and queer porn of the 1980s and 1990s.
Introduces new conceptual frameworks for girls' studies.
Presents multifaceted aspects of Asian Muslim women’s lives and agencies.
Demonstrates how individuals can respond to widespread injustice and systemic militarization in society.
Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work. "
Examines Antigone’s influence on contemporary European, Latin American, and African political activism, arts, and literature.
Uses virtue ethics to offer a sexual ethics inclusive of LGBT and straight people, one that challenges the longstanding procreative patriarchal norm.
Considers the significance of female Chinese action stars in national and transnational contexts.
Analyzes the author’s transformation from academic to figure competitor.
A dynamic interpretation of feminine identity capable of resistance, change, and transformation.
Explores the challenges faculty fathers face in navigating the demands of work and family.
Explores how a younger and more sensitive form of masculinity emerged in the United States after World War II.
Investigates the impact of theories of reproduction and heredity on the emerging concepts of race and gender at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.
Develops a novel characterization of the pornographic as a cultural concept.
Bridges theory, art, and practice to discuss emerging issues in transnational religious movements in Latina/o and African diasporas.
Defines a new research area linking youth cultures and music with peacebuilding practice and policy.
Collection of important essays by feminist scholars from cultural studies, philosophy of education, curriculum theory, and women’s studies.
Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
Traces the rising emphasis on parenthood in contemporary American politics.
Examines how violence has been conceptually and rhetorically put to use in continental social theory.
A bold work of feminist international relations that contributes to our understanding of the gendered, racialized, and heteronormative dynamics of U.S. foreign policy, both in relations with Russia and in the invasion of Iraq.
Argues that South Africa’s apartheid system of racial segregation relied on an unexamined but interrelated system of sexed oppression that was at once both rigid and flexible.
Demonstrates the dramatic interplay of elements that comprise the concepts of norm, bisexuality, and development.
Brings together the workplace experiences of transgender people with an assessment of current policy protections.
Innovative analysis of the relationship of gender to East Asian economic development.
Collection of Black women’s stories that show how leadership values are transmitted from mothers to daughters
Ambitious and comprehensive history of the female detective in Hollywood film from 1929 to 2009.
Recovers Walt Whitman as a self-conscious religious figure with an ethic based in male comradeship, one at odds with the temper of his times.