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.
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.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
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.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
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.
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 traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
An important and prescient early example of US environmental writing with a profound sense of consciousness and appreciation for the natural world.
Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.
Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.
Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.
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.
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
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.
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.
The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
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.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
Offers a feminist theory of ignorance that sheds light on the misunderstood or overlooked epistemic practices of women in literature.
A provocative tale of an unlikely contender and her midlife transformation through boxing.
Examines the concept of a poetics of vacancy in Romantic-era literature.
An interdisciplinary analysis of gender, race, empire, and colonialism in fin-de-siècle Spanish literature and culture across the global Hispanic world.
Draws on Plato to argue that Homer elevated private life as the locus of true friendship and the catalyst of the highest human excellence.
A collection of poems weaving together astrology, motherhood, music, and literary history.
First book in English to offer a thorough introduction to key concepts and figures in Spanish feminist thought.
An engaging and insightful guide to Argentine crime fiction since 2000.
The first in-depth analysis of the radical feminist theory and coalitional praxis of scholar-activist María Lugones.
Examines how Jewish women have used poetry to challenge their historical limitations while rewriting their potential futures.
Examines the effects of culturally specific interpretations of refugeehood with an ethnographic focus on Cyprus
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.
Shows that the feminist interventions of the Mao era (1949–1976) continue to influence contemporary Chinese women.
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
Demonstrates how film adaptations intersect with feminist discourse in neoliberal Mexico.
Blends academic and activist perspectives to explore recent emancipatory struggles to win and transform state power.
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.
An original critical introduction to women characters in the novels of Jane Austen.
Recounts the true story of an entrepreneurial woman who succeeded in a male-dominated industry in the twentieth century.
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.
Provides a rhetorical analysis of female spirit medium's autobiographies in the historical and social contexts of Victorian era America.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Addresses the importance of Haudenosaunee women in the rebuilding of the Iroquois nation.
Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.
Analyzes cultural materials that grapple with gender and blackness to revise traditional interpretations of Mexicanness.
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
The story of how and why a group of prominent and influential men in New York City and beyond came together to help women gain the right to vote.
Examines how postfeminism and postracialism intersect to perpetuate systemic injustice in the United States.
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.
A rare nineteenth-century journal of an everyday woman richly infused with the minutiae of antebellum daily life and work.
Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.
Offers essays demonstrating the critical relevance of Irigaray’s thought of sexual difference for addressing contemporary ethical and social issues.
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.
Explores the activities and political personas of women activists in Shiv Sena, a militant Indian political party.
Addresses the absence of Jewish subjects in intersectionality studies and demonstrates how to do intersectionality work inclusive of Jewish perspectives.
Examines the influence of the notorious American anarchist “Red Emma” on the shifting social geography of sex and gender at the turn of the twentieth century.
Investigates the rise and fall of US American lesbian cultural institutions since the 1970s.
Frames menstruation as a site of resistance, defiance, and shamelessness, showcasing the work of those who fight back against shame and silence.
Creates a new space for hybrid feminist analysis of Asian Muslim women’s lives.
Argues for a transactionally situated approach to science and medicine in order to meet the needs of marginalized groups.
Provides an incisive account of women’s porn and queer porn of the 1980s and 1990s.
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.
The first book to focus on the experience of LGBT archival research.
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
Introduces new conceptual frameworks for girls' studies.
Deconstructs fiction and nonfiction to further understandings of how aging and old age are created.
Presents multifaceted aspects of Asian Muslim women’s lives and agencies.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.
Demonstrates how individuals can respond to widespread injustice and systemic militarization in society.
Provides encyclopedic coverage of female sexuality in 1940s popular culture.
Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work. "
An account of a mysterious murder committed in nineteenth-century Troy, New York, and the sensational trial that ensued.
Considers the significance of female Chinese action stars in national and transnational contexts.
Examines the organized efforts to reshape the law relating to young women’s sexuality in the United States.
An account of an ordinary young woman coming of age in the "Burned-Over District" of Western New York during the Second Great Awakening.
Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.
Reveals the triumphs and struggles of contemporary Christian congregations to express female imagery of God in worship.
A gender-critical consideration of women and religion in Chinese traditions from medieval to modern times.