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- Spinifex Press 1996; US$ 23.95
Showing that a radical feminist analysis cuts across class, race, sexuality, region, and religion, the varied contributors in this collection reveal the global reach of radical feminism and analyze the causes and solutions to patriarchal oppression. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Modern culture is obsessed with controlling women's bodies. Our societies are saturated with images of unreal, idealised female beauty whilst real female bodies and the women who inhabit them are alienated from their own personal and political potential. Under modern capitalism, women are both consumers and consumed: Meat Market offers strategies for... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 53.00
'Feminist theories and methodologies have become an increasingly complex as well as somewhat fraught terrain where ideas and egos clash productively and destructively. This is an up-to-date, intelligent introduction to a field which remains a vital component of contemporary sociopolitical issues and debates' - Sneja Gunew, University of British Columbia more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
A generation after the publication of Joan W. Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term -- and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history and other disciplines. How has the study of gender, independently... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
"Construing 'community' extremely broadly, from personal friendship to global dreams, this imaginative collection reveals the diversity of women's experiences in both traditional and feminist communities." --Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder This rich collection of essays explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Feminist International Relations scholarship in the United States recently celebrated its 20 th anniversary. Over those years, feminist researchers have made substantial progress concerning the question of how gender matters in global politics, global economics, and global culture. The progress has been noted both in the academic field of international... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 17.99
In the wake of Sassy and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of Ms . , Bitch was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasures of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 16.32
I once believed that we only had to put in place the conditions for equality for the remnants of old-fashioned sexism in our culture to wither away. I am ready to admit that I was wrong.' Empowerment, liberation, choice. Once the watchwords of feminism, these terms have now been co-opted by a society that sells women an airbrushed, highly sexualised... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 82.99
Theorizing Feminist Policy avoids the usual clash between feminist analysis and non-feminist social science in mapping out the new field of feminist comparative policy. Instead, it intersects empirical feminist policy analysis with non-feminist policy studies to define and contribute to this new and emerging field of study. Consulting a wide sweep... more...